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American Indian
Indian Trade Beads and Artifacts


9400 - SILVER TRADE PINS OR SMALL BROOCHES, Iroquois site, Rochester, NY. Three silver trade brooches worn in clusters on blouses. Two 5/8", 3/4", all silver with clasps. Ex-Lou Casterline Collection. Nice surfaces, c. 1740 - 1750, the trio for..........................................................$135.00

9401 - CARVED BONE PERFORATORS, CAYUGA COUNTY, NY, Cayuga site, c. 1670. Carved bone perforators, [2] 3" and 2.5", used for puncturing leather or bark. Ex-Stephen Austin Collection. Nice patina to the bone, the pair.............................................$89.00

9403 - SHELL WAMPUM, 17TH CENTURY, 9" of white shell wampum found in 1950 in Madison County, NY, surface finds, Ex-Harry Schoff Collection [Naples, NY]. Bright white beads, secured to tape for display.............................................$65.00

9405 - 17TH CENTURY MARKED FRENCH TRADE AXE, Dann Site, Honeoye Falls [Rush/Monroe County, NY], late 17th Century, recessed makers mark on both sides. Ex-Donald Cameron Collection. The axe is solid with some roughness to the actual tip of the blade with slight irregularity.........................................$150.00

9406 - MARINE SHELL BEADS, Adams Site, Livinia [Livingston County, NY]. Ex-Donald Cameron Collection, c. 1570, five small marine shells drilled for wearing as a necklace, nice patina, the group............................................$75.00

9407 - DANN SITE, 1650 - 1670, Brass cone tinklers, brass kettle ear brass arrow point fashioned from a trade kettle, brass trade bell, trade iron awl, trade iron knife blade, trade "Jewish Harp" missing tongue, all recovered from the Dann site, Honeoye Falls [Rush/Monroe County]. New York, ex-Donald Cameron Collection. The collection.................................................$89.00


9408 - CARVED SHELL CRESCENT AND DUCK
, 1650 - 1670, Dann Site, Honeoye Falls, NY, [Rush/Monroe County, NY], carved shell crescent and duck or goose, shell hair pipe. Ex-Donald Cameron Collection......................................$85.00


9410 - STONE PENDANTS OR LARGE BEADS
, Richmond Hills site, Hemlock, Livingston County, NY. Ex-Donald Cameron Collection. Two flat gray stone drilled to be used as decoration on as a pendant or beads. Very fine..........................
$45.00


9412 - CATLINITE BEADS OR PENDANTS, LIVINGSTON COUNTY, NY
, Two catlinIte beads or pendant, one square with a drilled hole, another effigy shaped, surface finds, Livingston County, NY, both intact...........................................$89.00

9415 - SENECA-IROQUOIS, BRASS CONE BANGLES, 17th Century, three brass bangles or tinklers found near Victor, NY, c. 1680, very popular with the eastern tribes, 3/4" to 1", patinated to a green finish, lot of 3 all slightly different.......................................$85.00

9416 - GLASS TRADE BEADS WITH WAMPUM BEADS, 4" in length, rust colored trade beads with white wampum shell beads, re-strung. Power House site, Livingston County, NY, ex-Donald Cameron collection, Seneca site south of the Dann site, c. 1680, nice inexpensive examples......................................................$45.00


9418 - DANN SITE, SENECA-IROQUOIS
, c. 1660, 25" strand of tubular glass trade beads of rust color, re-strung, old William Carter 1952 tag denoting the Dann site. Very fine................................................$150.00

9419 - ARROWHEAD AND CARVED SHELL ITEMS, Seneca sites: Madison point and shell discoidal, Cameron site, Lima [Livingston County, NY], and a carved shell runtree, Dann site, all from the Donald Cameron collection, lot of three objects from two eastern Seneca sites, 1500 - 1687..........................................................$49.00

9420 - BRASS TRADE TUBULAR BEAD AND TINKLER, Dutch Hollow site, Lima, [Livingston County, NY], western Seneca site c. 1660, trade brass bangles and bead is 1.5" with 1" tinkler, ex-Donald Cameron Collection. Lot of two items....................................................$49.00

9421 - BONE AWL AND KNAPPING TOOL, Knapping bone tool is 3" and had 'tally marks' notched into it, the bone awl is 3.5" with a wide base. Richmond Mills site, Hemlock, [Livingston County, NY], ex-Donald Cameron collection. Eastern Seneca site 1500 - 1687. Nice patina to the bone items..................................................$85.00

9423 - A RARE SIX PIECE ANTLER TOOL KIT FOR FLAKING AND CHISELING, Antler bone implements ranging from 2" to 6" used for flaking and chiseling flint. Found in the site "A" of the Hunter's Home site, Savannah, Wayne County, NY, ex-Harold Secore collection. Western Seneca site, west of Syracuse, 17th Century. Nice patina to the implements. RARE....................................................$450.00



14111 - CROWN POINT, NY, BRASS CRUCIFIX, 18TH CENTURY
, 1.5" cast brass crucifix, completely intact as Christ figure molded into the cross, very fine, probably French in origin................................................................
$195.00


14112 - CROWN POINT, NY, WOOD AND BRASS CRUCIFIX, 18TH CENTURY
, 1" brass frame with wooden inlay, figure of Christ missing, probably French in origin, as described.......................................................
$75.00

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR PERIOD EXCAVATED INDIAN TRADE BEADS FROM NEW YORK LATE 17TH - EARLY 18TH CENTURY

14146 - DANN SITE, RUSH, NY, 20" strand of multi-colored seed beads. Ex-Floyd Johnson Collection, Geneva, NY, recovered at the Dann site, Monroe County, NY. Very fine.................................................$120.00

14147 - POWER HOUSE SITE, LIMA, NY, 20" strand of multi-colored glass tubular beads with European style "wampum" spacers. Ex-Charles Wray Collection. Recovered from the Power House site, Lima, [Livingston County, NY]........................................$135.00

14149 - DANN SITE, HONEOYE FALLS, NY, European style "Wampum" beads, 24" excavated from a Dann site, Monroe County, NY from an old Rochester, NY Collection. Very fine.....................................................$145.00

14151 - DANN SITE, HONEOYE FALLS, NY, 24" strand of tubular rust colored glass beadss recovered from Seneca/Iroquois site. Late 17th Century, Honeoye Falls, NY. Ex-William Carter Collection [1952]. Very fine..........................................$155.00

14152 - FORT MICHILLMACKINAC, HUGE CHEVRON HEAD BEAD, 2" X 1", dark blue exterior with red and white star shaped decorative core. Found within 1 mile of Fort Michilimackinac, Michigan. The fort was built 1714-1715 by the French and it controlled the straits of Mackinac until the British took over in 1761, huge and very rare. Ex-Robert Oswald....................................................$150.00


THE CHEROKEE TRAIL OF TEARS

12210 - US DRAGOON BUTTONS USED BY US TROOPS GUARDING THE CHEROKEE REFUGEES AFTER THE TRAIL OF TEARS, US Dragoon cuff buttons, [Albert DR-3] 1833-1847. Eagle with shield with D within, two piece button with shank, excavated at Fort Wayne, Indian Territory - Fort Wayne was established 1838 in Indian Territory by Lt. Col. R. B. Mason of the 1st Dragoons. Originally it was ordered to be located on the headwaters of the Illinois River, but before its completion, new orders changed the location to Spavinaw Creek, nearer the Arkansas - Indian Territory border. Named for Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne, it was intended as a link in the great line of forts protecting the American West. The army abandoned the fort in 1842 due to the high incidence of malaria suffered by soldiers assigned there, and turned it over to the Cherokee Nation. Very fine............................................$25.00/each

8905 - FRENCH TRADE SILVER BIRD TALON, c. 1740-70, small effigy of a bird talon suspended by a loop possible from a nose ring or earring. Excavated in a Michigamea Indian site in Randolph County, Illinois. 3/4", this area settled by French traders and missionaries in the late 17th Century..................................................$275.00

8910 - A RARE CONICAL ARROWPOINT, 2" made from brass kettle and traded to the Indians by French traders, excavated Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1780 during the Fur Trade period in that area dominated by the French. Excellent condition as many found are flattened......................................................$125.00

8911 - NEW YORK INDIAN TRADE KETTLE, 1770-1800, 10" X 7". Hammerd brass with the original iron bale, rare leaf shaped lugs with iron rings to attach the bale. Excavated from a Seneca Indian site, Monroe City, New York. In excellent condition with an olive green patina. Very nice........................................................$350.00

8918 - FRENCH CONTROLLED MICHIGAN INDIAN SITE, PT. AUX CHENES, MICHIGAN, The following items were excavated from a Chipawa Indian site, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, Mackinac County, Michigan. [a] Iron Canoe awl, 5" double pointed awl, fine.....................SOLD [b] 225 white glass beads, would make a nice 20" - 22" strand of trade beads...................$135.00


3050 - ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA 20" strand, turquoise glass trade beads period 1800 - 1830, Seminole period, oblong globular shaped, excavated in a trading site near St. Augustine, FL. St. John's River area............................$95.00

3051 - IMMOKALEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, 20" strand, several shades of blue, tubular beads 1/2" - 5/8", excavated, Seminole site Immokalee County, FL. Big Corkscrew Island, Seminole Camp site, quite nice and heavy beads...........................................$125.00

3053 - SANTA ROSA FLORIDA, WHITEHEARTS, 20" strand, Santa Rosa Muskogee, wire wound white hearts, 1790 - 1820, camp at Chumuckla Springs, Santa Rosa, Florida, various sizes graduated sizes, dark red, nice ground action............................................$175.00

3055 - IMMOKALEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, 20" strand, several shades of green/blue, tubular beads 1/2" - 5/8", excavated, Seminole site Immokalee County, FL. Big Corkscrew Island, Seminole camp site. Quite nice and heavy beads...........................................$125.00

3057 - JACKSON COUNTY, FLORIDA, SPANISH TRADE BEADS, 20" strand, several shades of blue and cream small beads, c. 1650 - 1700, excavated at a site in Jackson County, Florida. Very nicely restrung in a pattern.....................................................$85.00

3058 - NATCHITOCHES, LA. RED RIVER PARISH, LOUISIANA, 1690 - 1790, a historical grouping found at the above mentioned site, 20" strand of white barleycorn beads, a copper knife bolster modified for tweezers, trigger guard and escutcheon plate from a firearm used for jewelry [Indian use] and buttons. A nice find being remnants from the early French colonization of Louisiana, the lot.........................................................$200.00


1191 - GREAT TRADE PIPE FROM A CREEK SITE IN ALABAMA, 2.75" with a wide deep bowl, some black slip remaining. c 1780-1820, excavated in the 1930's by Dr. R. P. Burke of Montgomery, AL whose collection was sold in the 1960's after his death. Found in Russell County, AL. Wetumka [Water Rumbling] Lower Creek - Muskogee. A branch town of the Coweta Tallahassee at the junction of Calloway and Uchee Creeks. In all probability an Englih trade item. The flared wide bowl lends to the early period the date shown before [1780]. In excellent condition...............$150.00

1193 - ELMORE COUNTY, ALABAMA, 22" restrung necklace, white globular beads and poly chrome red drawn beads with white and black stripes. Tkabatchee site [Town of Survivors], East Elmore County, Alabama, Muskogee Creeks. An ancient town dating from the late Mississippian culture considered to be the capital of the Creek. The village was scattered along the Tallapoosa River for 4-5 miles. In 1811, Tecumseh gave his oration against the Americans. Later the town was destroyed during the Creek Wars. Most inhabitants fled to the lower Creek territory until the close of the war. Ex-Dr. R. P. Burke Collection, Montgomery, AL. Excavated during the period 1830-50. Very attractive.....................................................$225.00

1195 - ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA, SEMINOLE PERIOD, 20" restrung, dark brown-black hand drawn beads cut to a length of .75 to 1" in length, period Seminole, excavated at a site near St. Augustine, Florida. Bohemian glass trade beads dating to the early 1800's. Nicely cleaned and restrung. The site was most probably a trading facility near the St. John's River. Very fine...................................................$95.00

1196 - BEAUTIFUL NEW YORK AREA BEADED INDIAN FABRIC BELT, Late 18th Century - Early 19th Century based on the antique cloth base, seed beads of blue, red, white, gray, sewn in an attractive flower design, 3" X 24", some loss of beads at one end but otherwise fine condition. Seneca in origin, from an old New York Collection...................................$350.00

1197 - STEEL ARROWPOINTS, FORT DICK, TX, Small iron arrowpoints for small game made from the rings of barrels, found in a kettle near a trading post, Fort Dick, TX. 3/4", circ 1870's, light oxidation from moisture..................................$35.00/each

1203 - THE HARNEY MASSACRE, After years of conflict with the Seminoles in Florida, peace seemed to be a real possibility in the summer of 1839. General McComb has reached an agreement with the Seminoles giving them a prime reservation in southwestern Florida. Complying to McComb's agreement a trading post was set up within the reservation on the Caloosahatchee River. Twenty-six soldiers, armed with Colt rifles, under the command of Lt. Col. William S. Harney, Second Dragoons, was assigned the task of protecting the trading post. During the month of July, it became known to the Seminoles that McComb's treaty with them was just a temporary one and they would not be allowed to stay on the reservation. They felt betrayed and vented their anger on July 22nd, 1839 by attacking the trading post at dawn. Over 200 Indians led by Checkika, Hospetarke, and Billy Bowlegs overwhelmed the soldiers resulting in the death of eighteen dragoons. Trader Dalham, his two clerks, and pilot McCarty had been killed. Harney and several other troopers escaped into the nearby river. The Indians took goods valued at $3000, $1000 in cash, and the property of the soldiers, including 14 Colt rifles with ammunition and burned the trading post to the ground. The massacre stunned all of Florida and General Zachary Taylor began an immediate campaign to rid Florida of the Seminoles. By the autumn of 1841, less than a 1000 Indians remained in all Florida including women and children. The beads found in the ruins of the trading post were mostly multi-colored glass trade beads. They have been restrung in necklaces. Very attractive.....................................................$39.95/each



80304 - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL
, 18th Century, 1" intact eyelet, St. Francis of Assisi/Madonna and child Jesus, superb condition, site undetermined...........
$145.00

80305A - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL, OUR LADY OF GUADELOUPE, 18th Century, 1" Our Lady of Guadalupe - (Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe), also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe - (Virgen de Guadalupe) is a celebrated Roman Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary. Two accounts, published in the 1640's, one in Spanish, one in Nahuatl, tell how, while walking from his village to Mexico City in the early morning of 9 December 1531 (then the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in the Spanish Empire), the peasant Juan Diego saw on the slopes of the Hill of tepeyac a vision of a girl of fifteen or sixteen years of age, surrounded by light. Speaking to him in Nahuatl, the local language, she asked that a church be built at that site, in her honor; from her words, Juan Diego recognized the Lady as the Virgin Mary. Diego told his story to the Spanish Archbishop, Fray Juan de Zumárraga, who instructed him to return to Tepeyac Hill, and ask the lady for a miraculous sign to prove her identity. The Virgin told Juan Diego to gather flowers from the top of Tepeyac Hill. Although December was very late in the growing season for flowers to bloom, Juan Diego found at the usually barren hilltop Castilian roses, not native to Mexico, which the Virgin arranged in his peasant tilma cloak. When Juan Diego opened the cloak before Bishop Zumárraga on 12 December, the flowers fell to the floor, and in their place was the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, miraculously imprinted on the fabric. Bust of Juan Diego/Our Lady of Guadeloupe, nice green patina. Very fine, no specific site............................................$175.00     another octagon shaped.....................................................................................................$175.00

80305 - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL, "IHS" SYMBOL, 18th Century, ¾" bronze medal, angel with HIS/Catholic Saint Berdardine of Siena. This monogram became more popular after the twelfth century when St. Bernard insisted much on devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus, and the fourteenth, when the founder of the Jesuits, Blessed John Colombini (d. 1367), usually wore it on his breast. Towards the close of the Middle Ages IHS became a symbol, quite like the chi-rho in the Constantine period. Sometimes above the H appears a cross and underneath three nails, while the whole figure is surrounded by rays. IHS became the accepted iconographical characteristic of St. Vincent Ferrer (d. 1419) and of St. Bernardine of Siena (d. 1444). The latter holy missionary, at the end of his sermons, was wont to exhibit this monogram devoutly to his audience, for which some blamed him; he was even called before Martin V. St. Ignatius of Loyola adopted the monogram in his seal as general of the Society of Jesus (1541), and thus it became the emblem of his institute. Site unknown, light tan patina.....................................................................$125.00

80306 - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL, ST. BERNARDINE OF SIENA, 18th Century, ¾" bust of Saint Bernardine/Pope seated. Reports of miracles attributed to Bernardino multiplied rapidly after his death, and Bernardino was canonized as a saint in 1450, only six years after his death, by Pope Nicholas V. His feast day in the Roman Catholic Church is on 20 May, the day of his death. Known as a fiery preacher. Nice tan patina, site unknown....................................................................$100.00

80308 - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL, ST. PETER, 18th Century, ¾" St. Peter/the Risen Christ, Apostles below, site unknown, dark green patina, top loop missing but extremely sharp details..........................................................$65.00


80309 - JESUIT TRADE MEDAL
, 18th Century, ¾" Madonna with child Jesus/angel, very sharp details, site unknown, tan patina...................................................
$115.00

5132 - HEART SHAPED JESUIT RING, Late 17th Century - Early 18th Century. Intact bronze trade ring in the shape of a heart, J. P. engraved on face. Excavated in central New York State. Very fine condition..................................................$195.00


3226 - 17TH CENTURY CHERRY HILL SITE, NY, overall with loop, .75. Oval medal with Madonna and child Jesus/face of Christ. Nice green patina with complete loop. Found near a Seneca site near Cherry Hill site..............................................$185.00

801918 - BRASS ARROW POINTS MADE FROM A TRADE KETTLE, DANN SITE, ROCHESTER, NY, 2 different sized brass arrow points designed for small animal/bird hunting. Dann Site near Rochester, NY, c 1670 - 1720...................$85.00

2275 - CANOJAHARIE NEW YORK INDIAN BEADS STRUNG WITH A SPANISH PIECE OF EIGHT, white, red, and blue tubular beads period 1760 - 90 called "old glass wampum". These attractive beads were sewn on a blouse or worn on a necklace. A reconstructed large necklace with a 1823 Spanish Piece of Eight with a portrait of Ferdinand VII. Ex-Box Winters Collection. 20" coin in choice condition [holed]......................................................................$175.00 

2276 - CANOJAHARIE NEW YORK INDIAN BEADS STRUNG WITH A SPANISH PIECE OF EIGHT, white, red, and blue tubular beads period 1760 - 90 called "old glass wampum". These attractive beads were sewn on a blouse or worn on a necklace. A reconstructed large necklace with a 1814 Spanish Piece of Eight with a portrait of Ferdinand VII. Ex-Box Winters Collection. 20" coin in choice condition [holed].............................................................$175.00

2277 - EARLY SOUTH CAROLINA NATIVE AMERICAN BEAD NECKLACE, 1400 - 1650, a native American reconstructed necklace composed of drilled bone, fossil shark vertebrae, clay pipe stems excavated near the Cooper River near Charleston. This necklace dates from the pre- colonization period to the early exploration period and some items were used as early trading items among the native Indians of that area along with shells. This necklace is indicative of a coastal tribe near the sea using the vertebrae of prehistoric sharks which is abundantly found along the South Carolina coast........................................................$250.00

2278 - A BEAUTIFUL SET OF FRENCH GOOSEBERRY BEADS - CHICKASAW BLUFFS, TENNESSEE, Shelby County, Tennessee, 20" strand of French "Gooseberry" quartz beads, c. 1750. White lines in the beads make for nice eye appeal, nice ground action, reconstructed strand................................................$165.00

2280 - INDIAN TRADE SILVER, A silver "Delta" shaped earring that is holed in one tip. c. 1780 - 1800 and dug in the southeast. What is interesting about this piece is it was recycled from probably an arm band noting the old designs that run vertically. Fine................................................$85.00

2284 - GEORGE II SILVER INDIAN PEACE MEDAL, the obverse depicts the laureate head of King George II, facing left, in jacket of cloth and armor. Surrounding is the inscription GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. The reverse shows an Indian seated on the ground to the left, and at the right a colonist (in the style of popular depictions of William Penn) seated on a rock, holding a calumet or peace pipe aloft in his right hand. Behind him is a deciduous tree. In the background is a blazing council fire, while a sun with rays illuminates the scene. The inscription LET US LOOK TO THE HIGH WHO BLESSED OUR FATHER'S WITH PEACE. The date 1757 written as 1757 is in the exergue. 44mm plain edge struck by the US Mint in the late 19th Century, Julian IP - 49, un-circulated with a steel blue tone. Struck by a new set of dies by the mint. The original medals were struck on Spanish pieces of eight and bring six figures. This attractive re-strike..............................................$450.00


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11030 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, WALLER STYLE CUTTING BLADES, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, three "Waller Style" cutting blades or fashioned quartz, 2" - 2.25". Used for scraping or cutting, the lot of three.............................................$125.00

11031 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, EDGEFIELD CUTTING BLADE, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, 3" quartz cutting small knife blade......................................$59.00

11032 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, ROUND STONE MACEHEAD, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, put in a leather thong and used as a swinging mace head, 4.5" early Archaic weapon.........................................$95.00

11033 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, CELT AXE HEAD, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, 4.5" greenstone Celt axe head in good form. Late Archaic period, used for woodworking...............................$115.00

11034 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, GREENSTONE TOMAHAWK HEAD, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, Made from greenstone with a good tomahawk shape, 4.75" really nice style.....................................$165.00

11035 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, BROWN STONE CELT, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, several notches, used for woodworking, very early Celt, early Archaic Period....................................$75.00

11036 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, GRANITE AXEHEAD, ARCHAIC PERIOD 8000 - 1000 BC, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, 5" chipped granite axe head in good style, early Archaic Period. A great example......................................$195.00

11037 - NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, POTTERY GAME TOKENS, WOODLAND TO MISSISSIPPIAN PERIOD, 1000 BC - 1650 AD, ELMORE COUNTY, AL, pottery sound and oblong pottery game tokens that range in size from 3/4" to 1.25", all in tack, 5 different................................................$35.00


5134 - CHEROKEE WOMAN FROM GEORGIA, 1/6th plate ambrotype in a hanging wall frame. A well-dressed elderly Cherokee woman with dark complexion and distinctive Indian features. The identification on the inside of the case notes "SARAH WIFE OF GREAT UNCLE THOMAS DOWD CHEROKEE FROM CARTERSVILLE, 1859". The town of Cartersville is in North-West Georgia in Bartow County. Obviously Thomas Dowd escaped the "Trail of Tears" of the Cherokees in the early 1830's and settled on private lands in Northwest Georgia. Although a huge number of Cherokees were forced west to Oklahoma, groups were allowed to remain in the East who lived on private lands and not tribal lands. By this time, the Cherokees had become quite assimilated with the lifestyle of the whites as this 1859 photograph shows clearly of Sarah Dowd in fancy clothing, but here Indian ancestry is unmistakable................................................$495.00

3001 - SENECA SITE, CHERRY HILL, NY, 17th - 18th Century, 18" strand of heavy white Dutch beads, globular in style. Lots of ground action and light staining to these heavy beads which became favorites of the Eastern tribes being so massive..................................$150.00

3003 - HILLSBORO COUNTY, FL, c 1670 - 1720, large tubular, bright green Spanish trade beads, 42" restrung set could be made into two strands, with old tag showing site dug and date as December 1973 in Hillsboro County, FL. Nice graduated beads ranging to 5/8". First ones we have had of this style............................................$350.00

3004 - EARLY SPANISH TRADE BEADS, FL, Mission Era, 1600 - 1750, 22". Leon & Gadsden Counties, FL. Dutch wire wound barrel, light turquoise and dark green. First ones we have seen with this color scheme. Nice...........$175.00

BEAUTIFUL EARLY INDIAN CLOTH POUCH, late 18th Century - early 19th Century, 5" X 5 1/2", dyed orange fabric with pattern of cross with decorative trim. Both made of seed beads - seed beads on back, drawstring to close. Very fine condition and very attractive...................................$395.00


 

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