Montana Western History Auction

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A broad range of historic items including advertising, firearms, jewelry, regional and western artwork, knives, military, rare Montana brewery collectibles, Mid century abstract art, California paintings and indigenous carvings.
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWWII German Nazi RAD Medical Corp Dagger1 - WWII German Nazi RAD Medical Corp Dagger
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Nice example of the saw-back RAD dagger. Manufacture is Ges Geschutzt. No damage to the handle.
Current Bid: 190.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWWII German SS Nazi Belt Buckle GZM M1/1312 - WWII German SS Nazi Belt Buckle GZM M1/131
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Very fine example of a rare buckle. Maker code is GZM M1/131. Was brought back by a Montana vet following WW2. He took it off the SS officer himself.
Current Bid: 55.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRonald Reagan Inauguration Police Badge3 - Ronald Reagan Inauguration Police Badge
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Very nice 1981 badge from the Presidential Inauguration of Ronald Reagan. Carried and used by the Federal Protective Service. Numbered on back. Blacki
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRare SSBLRR Railroad Short Line Switch Key4 - Rare SSBLRR Railroad Short Line Switch Key
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Rare unknown Shortline switch key from an estate on Flathead Lake.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOhio River and Western Railroad Switch Key ORWRR5 - Ohio River and Western Railroad Switch Key ORWRR
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Nice rare key from the short line Ohio River and Western Railroad. The Ohio River & Western Railroad was a 112-mile long (180 km) narrow gauge...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAlaska Railroad Switch Key6 - Alaska Railroad Switch Key
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Scarce Alaska Railroad Switch Key. The Alaska Railroad (reporting mark ARR) is a Class II railroad which extends from Seward and Whittier, in the so
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsIllinois Central Railroad Signal Switch Lock ICRR7 - Illinois Central Railroad Signal Switch Lock ICRR
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Very nice old lock. Marked ICRR Signal for Illinois Central.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsValley Mercantile Hamilton Montana Beer Tray8 - Valley Mercantile Hamilton Montana Beer Tray
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Scarce early tray from the Valley Mercantile of Hamilton Montana. Valley Mercantile was owned by Marcus Daly. Tray has wear and fading.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsArt Deco Nichols Chinese Silk Dragon Rug9 - Art Deco Nichols Chinese Silk Dragon Rug
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Very nice old rug. Appears to have been used very little. Measures 27.5" by 49" not including fringe. No rips/tears/repairs/staining.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsArt Deco Silk Chinese Village Scene Nichols Rug10 - Art Deco Silk Chinese Village Scene Nichols Rug
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Beautiful rug. Could use a cleaning but overall nice just the way it is. A little ink stain on the back corner as shown, this stain is superficial and
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWinchester Over Under Combination Barrel Set11 - Winchester Over Under Combination Barrel Set
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Shotgun and European Caliber Rife Barrel. Lyman Alaskan Scope. Paul Jaeger Detachable Scope Mount and Rings. Fantastic piece. Ready to go on your rece
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEdo Period Japanese Painted Monkey Scroll12 - Edo Period Japanese Painted Monkey Scroll
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Edo period scroll painting of a Monkey. Was brought back in WWII by a local soldier. Very nice in original box. Bone knobs. Signed as shown. Measures
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFrench Walnut Manticore Architectural Corbels13 - French Walnut Manticore Architectural Corbels
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Eastlake style. Mid 19th Century. French walnut. Stylized in the form of the mythical beast. Wonderful carving work. One has some minor ear damage whi
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1970's Pychadelic Abstract Painting Signed Ellis14 - 1970's Pychadelic Abstract Painting Signed Ellis
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1970 W552 Abstract in Orange and Yellow. By Ellis. Measures 37" by 37".
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTurkish Dyes Store Display Mercantile Dye Cabinet15 - Turkish Dyes Store Display Mercantile Dye Cabinet
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Nice cabinet. Innards appear mostly complete with labels. May have been lightly varnished at some point. Front advertisement is original and a bit sun
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOld Cottonwood Lawrence Earhart Hopi Kachina Doll16 - Old Cottonwood Lawrence Earhart Hopi Kachina Doll
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Signed as shown. Colors are strong and vibrant. Very nice early Kachina doll. Circa 1920-1940. Stands 12" tall. No damage.
Current Bid: 30.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1920's Montana Frontier Raccoon Fur Coat17 - 1920's Montana Frontier Raccoon Fur Coat
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Nice old coat. Made by Beckman's fur of Great Falls Montana. No rips/tears/repairs. Fur is nice and soft, no staining or issues to note. Men'...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsExceptional Prime Raccoon Fur Full Length Coat18 - Exceptional Prime Raccoon Fur Full Length Coat
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Beautiful jacket. Fur is prime and beautiful, wonderful silver tones only found in Northern Raccoons. About as nice of a Raccoon jacket as you will ev
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBlack Ranch Mink Full Length Coat Antonovich19 - Black Ranch Mink Full Length Coat Antonovich
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Made for Antonovich Furs of New Jersey. Full Length. Black super prime ranch mink. No rips/tears/repairs/staining. Measures 17" chest, 17"...
Current Bid: 110.00
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications2 Butte Montana Whore House Brothel Pictures20 - 2 Butte Montana Whore House Brothel Pictures
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Nice old prints in original carved frames. Reverse gilt glass. Were taken out of the Copper King Bar in Butte Montana when it closed. The copper king
Current Bid: 260.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCopper King Bar Butte Montana Calendar Top21 - Copper King Bar Butte Montana Calendar Top
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Nice old calendar top. Probably the only existent example. Has been trimmed to fit in the frame as shown. Came directly out of the Copper King Bar on
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCustom Made 1.5" Bore Military Reenactment Cannon22 - Custom Made 1.5" Bore Military Reenactment Cannon
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Nice custom pull behind cannon. 1.5" bore. Fully usable. No maker name, was told it was made locally in the Bitterroot Valley.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSterling Silver Zuni Bear Opal Necklace Pendant23 - Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Opal Necklace Pendant
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Nice old zuni bear pendant. Lab created opal inlay. Measures 1.75" by 2". Circa 1980.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsNavajo Artie Yellowhorse Sterling Silver Bracelet24 - Navajo Artie Yellowhorse Sterling Silver Bracelet
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Very nice solid sterling bracelet. Signed by Artie Yellowhorse. Measures 7" long.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsChris Heisner 1870-1947 California Desert Painting25 - Chris Heisner 1870-1947 California Desert Painting
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Ohio born, Chris lived and painted in LA until his death. This painting is a prime example of his high desert scenes. Measures 15.5" by 12.5&qu...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsExceptional Navajo Sterling Silver Concho Belt26 - Exceptional Navajo Sterling Silver Concho Belt
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Very nice set of conchos. Main buckle measures 3" by 3.5". Each concho is set with natural turquoise and measures 3" by 3.5". B...
Current Bid: 120.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLot of 2 Signed Serigraph Kachina Prints27 - Lot of 2 Signed Serigraph Kachina Prints
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Interesting and well done Serigraph prints of Kachinas. Identified on the back. Signed as shown. Unknown artist. Each measures 13" by 11" ...
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications14k Gold Montana Natural Sapphire Bracelet28 - 14k Gold Montana Natural Sapphire Bracelet
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All stones are round brilliant unheated and natural color. Center stone is 1/2 carat, each stone adjacent to the center is 1/3 carat, the stones farth
Current Bid: 70.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBob Phinney Missoula Montana Pastel Nude Study29 - Bob Phinney Missoula Montana Pastel Nude Study
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Very nice pastel and ink. Art itself is 8" by 10" not including frame. Signed as shown. Condition as pictured.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPoll Parrot Shoes Advertising Store Display Sign30 - Poll Parrot Shoes Advertising Store Display Sign
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Nice store display rack topper sign. Some creasing from use and storage. Overall nice. Colors vibrant with no fade. Sign measures 16" wide by 3...
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAnasazi Native American Stones Mano & Metate31 - Anasazi Native American Stones Mano & Metate
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Ancient grinding Mano and Matate. And several other Native American stones.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsKrieghoff K80 Super Deluxe Shotgun Stock32 - Krieghoff K80 Super Deluxe Shotgun Stock
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Very nice shotgun buttstock. No damage or issues. Fits a Kreighoff K80. Super deluxe version with extremely fancy grain.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDillon RL 550 Reloading Press33 - Dillon RL 550 Reloading Press
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Very lightly used RL 550 press. Comes with only what is pictured.
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1950's CIA MCA Dictascriber Wire Recorder34 - 1950's CIA MCA Dictascriber Wire Recorder
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Very neat wire recording device. Made by American Magnetics Corporation. Very clean.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWildfowler Old Saybrook Brant Duck Decoy35 - Wildfowler Old Saybrook Brant Duck Decoy
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Nice decoy in original paint. No damage. Old Saybrook Factory.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsHartford Insurance Lighted Clock Missoula Montana36 - Hartford Insurance Lighted Clock Missoula Montana
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John H. Toole lived in worked in Missoula Montana, and ran the Hartford Insurance Agency here until his death. This clock hung in his office. Very nic
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsHoney Scotch Walnettos Candy Store Display Rack37 - Honey Scotch Walnettos Candy Store Display Rack
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Very nice old advertising rack for Honey Scotch Walnettos candy bars. As used in a dry goods or mercantile store. Nice original condition. Paint is st
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLifesavers Tin Candy Store Counter Display38 - Lifesavers Tin Candy Store Counter Display
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Very nice counter display. Colors are still vibrant. As found in a Mercantile or Dry Goods store.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsVery Nice Crossman 600 Pellet Air Pistol39 - Very Nice Crossman 600 Pellet Air Pistol
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Very nice pistol. No damage of note. Ready to use. May benefit from a rebuild if the goal is to use it consistently.
Current Bid: 15.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLot of 2 Canvas Painted Duck Decoys40 - Lot of 2 Canvas Painted Duck Decoys
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Nice pair of early decoys. No damage to note. Some wear from use.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsButte Montana Red Wing Spongewear Butter Crock41 - Butte Montana Red Wing Spongewear Butter Crock
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Very nice butter crock. Made in Butte Montana for Red Wing Stoneware.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCharles Joiner Canvasback Duck Decoy42 - Charles Joiner Canvasback Duck Decoy
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Canvasback decoy by Charles Joiner of Chestertown Maryland.
Current Bid: 30.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMason Bluebill Standard Grade Duck Decoy43 - Mason Bluebill Standard Grade Duck Decoy
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Original paint. Some gunning. Original paint.
Current Bid: 20.00
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsKeuffel Esser Surveyors Transit Level in Box44 - Keuffel Esser Surveyors Transit Level in Box
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Nice old transit in original box.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEarly Days in the Forest Service Montana Book Set45 - Early Days in the Forest Service Montana Book Set
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3 volume set documenting early days in the US Forest Service in the Northwest and Montana. Hard to find.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBehind These Mountains Montana 3 Volume Book Set46 - Behind These Mountains Montana 3 Volume Book Set
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3 Volume Set. Mona Leeson Vanek. Rare. Signed. Volume 1: People of the Shining Mountains Where the Clark's Fork River Churns Volume 2: God'...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of African Fertility Ancestor Carvings47 - Pair of African Fertility Ancestor Carvings
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Very light weight. Showing honest wear. From an old world travelers estate. I was told they were acquired after a safari in the 1920's. Actual d...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCast Iron Wheelwright Blacksmith Travelers Wheel48 - Cast Iron Wheelwright Blacksmith Travelers Wheel
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Used for measuring wagon wheel diameter. Nice early western tool.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications7450 Carats of Lapis Lazuli Stone Carving Media49 - 7450 Carats of Lapis Lazuli Stone Carving Media
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Nice set of two stones. They weigh in at 7450 carats combined. Ready to carve.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsINERT WW2 M11A3 Rifle Training Grenade50 - INERT WW2 M11A3 Rifle Training Grenade
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These were inert training items introduced in 1942 to simulate the M9A1 rifle grenade in use during WW2. Designed to be launched for then 1903 Springf
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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