January 26, 2018 Gold Rush, Western & Native American
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/26/2018
Probably dates from the fourth quarter of the 19th century. Beautiful file branded hardwood haft with brass tack decorations and carved mouth-piece. Wide steel blade of familiar form, with original leather gasket and rocker engraved pictorial designs. The rocker engraving on blade depicts a morning star (southern flames element) and a battle scene depicting two warriors in combat, possibly a Pawnee and Cheyenne brave. This tomahawk was once part of the well known Marvin L. Lince collection (Oregon). Excellent condition with a grey patina, shows some light edge wear and freckling with a few scattered marks. Haft shows some shrinkage around head and has some scattered marks from use.

Condition: (Very Good - Excellent).

Item Dimensions: 22-3/4" L.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $23,750.00
Estimate: $20,000 - $35,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Friday, January 26, 2018.
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