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Western Art & Antique Firearms Sale October 26th
Western Art & Antique Firearms Sale October 26th

Western Art & Antique Firearms Sale October 26th

Saturday, October 26, 2019  |  10:00 AM Mountain
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You don’t want to miss one of largest sales of the year on October 26th. The auction will take place on Saturday October 26th at 10am. This will be a live auction with online live and absentee bidding available. The auction features over 500 rare and important items including the Art Collection of Edward Bazinet, Kathryn W. Leighton (1876-1952) Blackfeet Chief Oil, Early Antique Firearms, Winchester Lever Actions, Gunstock War Club from the Cheyenne 1860, Remington Hepburn No. 3 Target Model Sharps Rifle, Revolver Collection, Large Antique Navajo Rug Collection, Huge Collection of Navajo and Zuni Sterling Silver Jewelry, Trophy Alaskan Kodiak Bear Rug MASSIVE, Chippewa Spontoon War Club, Nick Brandt Walking In Tandem, Osage War Shield 1860, Rare Winchester Outdoor Signs Original, Sioux Beadwork, Colt Revolver Collection, Carnival Frog 1800’s, Original Frederic Remington Pen & Ink circa 1890, Smith & Wesson, Rare Montana Territory Knives Bozeman Collection, Rare Montana Original Art, Montana History, Advertising Signs, Karl Bodmer Aquatint’s Original first run and more. The... Show more
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Early 1870's Sioux Beaded Child's Moccasins

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This is an excellent set of early circa 1870’s fully top beaded moccasins from the Sioux Native American Indians. The set shows a parfleche rawhide sole which is sinew sewn to the top which is constructed of Indian tanned hide being adorned of excellent period correct 1800’s glass trade seed and petit seed beads. The moccasins show a medium height ankle with nice tongue of Indian tanned hide, the ankle is accented by an early patterned calico trade clothe. The beadwork, which is sinew sewn a true attribute of the sets very early age, has an excellent Buffalo track geometric pattern with cobalt background and chalk white border with squares and stepped patterns of cobalt and greasy yellow. The set is in excellent museum quality preserved condition with little to almost no bead loss. The hide is also in very good condition with no visible cracking. The set still shows the original Indian tanned hide tie straps. One of the moccasins shows a patch of recycled polychrome painted parfleche, a truly wonderful addition. Provenance: From a large American Indian beaded moccasin collection in Laurel, Montana. Each moccasin measures 7”L sole by 2.75-3”H ankle by 3”W.

This is an excellent set of early circa 1870’s fully top beaded moccasins from the Sioux Native American Indians. The set shows a parfleche rawhide sole which is sinew se...morewn to the top which is constructed of Indian tanned hide being adorned of excellent period correct 1800’s glass trade seed and petit seed beads. The moccasins show a medium height ankle with nice tongue of Indian tanned hide, the ankle is accented by an early patterned calico trade clothe. The beadwork, which is sinew sewn a true attribute of the sets very early age, has an excellent Buffalo track geometric pattern with cobalt background and chalk white border with squares and stepped patterns of cobalt and greasy yellow. The set is in excellent museum quality preserved condition with little to almost no bead loss. The hide is also in very good condition with no visible cracking. The set still shows the original Indian tanned hide tie straps. One of the moccasins shows a patch of recycled polychrome painted parfleche, a truly wonderful addition. Provenance: From a large American Indian beaded moccasin collection in Laurel, Montana. Each moccasin measures 7”L sole by 2.75-3”H ankle by 3”W.

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Wyoming Arapaho Beaded Sheath & Trade Knife 19th C

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The lot features a fine old Northern Plains beaded sheath and trade knife set collected from the Arapaho Native American Indians of Eastern Wyoming and dating to the 19th Century. The sheath shows an Indian tanned hide construction that is covered in fantastic 19th Century period correct glass trade seed beads in a geometric pattern. The beadwork shows a chalk white background with patterns in red white heart, Cheyenne pink, medium green, medium blue and having a fancy beaded edge border in Cheyenne pink. The sheath still shows the original tie strap at the top along with three drop fringes of Indian tanned hide which are adorned with old rolled tin jingle cones. The trade knife also shows an early age with large blade, having a riveted metal bolster and wooden handle that is covered in Prairie Rattlesnake skin and accented by brass trade tacks in an artful pattern. The set is said to date to circa 1870-1880 and displays very well. Provenance: From the respected Wyoming collection of Ted and Lilly Jarvis and the sheath was pictured in the 2009 book “Mark Francis Collection of American Indian Art” by Mark Francis on page 15, figure 15. Together the set is pictured in the 2019 release, “Rare American Indian Weapons Volume 2”. Overall the set shows well preserved condition with some wear from age and very slight bead loss. The sheath measures 10 ¼”L by 3”W. The knife measures 12”L.

The lot features a fine old Northern Plains beaded sheath and trade knife set collected from the Arapaho Native American Indians of Eastern Wyoming and dating to the 19th...more Century. The sheath shows an Indian tanned hide construction that is covered in fantastic 19th Century period correct glass trade seed beads in a geometric pattern. The beadwork shows a chalk white background with patterns in red white heart, Cheyenne pink, medium green, medium blue and having a fancy beaded edge border in Cheyenne pink. The sheath still shows the original tie strap at the top along with three drop fringes of Indian tanned hide which are adorned with old rolled tin jingle cones. The trade knife also shows an early age with large blade, having a riveted metal bolster and wooden handle that is covered in Prairie Rattlesnake skin and accented by brass trade tacks in an artful pattern. The set is said to date to circa 1870-1880 and displays very well. Provenance: From the respected Wyoming collection of Ted and Lilly Jarvis and the sheath was pictured in the 2009 book “Mark Francis Collection of American Indian Art” by Mark Francis on page 15, figure 15. Together the set is pictured in the 2019 release, “Rare American Indian Weapons Volume 2”. Overall the set shows well preserved condition with some wear from age and very slight bead loss. The sheath measures 10 ¼”L by 3”W. The knife measures 12”L.

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Flathead Polychrome Painted Parfleche Drum 19th C.

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The lot features a polychrome painted parfleche drum from the Flathead Native American Indians and dating to circa Pre-1890. The piece shows a bent wood frame which has been covered in wetted and stretched Buffalo parfleche hide and then sinew parfleche sewn. The piece has been polychrome mineral pigment painted with a red ocher background which extends to the sides of the drum and a black ocher circle at the center. The center of the drum shows wear where the piece was pounded, a true testament to its early age. The piece comes with a beater which shows a stripped willow solid wood handle which has been covered in Buffalo parfleche hide and has a nice red ocher pigment dye. The piece shows an original collection or museum tag which reads, “Blood Drum + Stick B Picked Up Polson 1962” and the collection number of “HG.JJ B-19”. The back of the drum shows four two sinew sets of ties which culminate at the center holding the hide taunt, a period correct craftsmanship. Flathead Indian polychrome painted warrior drums are very scarce. Provenance: The piece was collected in Polson, Montana in 1962 and is from a large American Indian collection in Great Falls, Montana. The drum measures overall 14 inches in diameter by 3 inches wide. The beater is 16.25 inches in length.

The lot features a polychrome painted parfleche drum from the Flathead Native American Indians and dating to circa Pre-1890. The piece shows a bent wood frame which has b...moreeen covered in wetted and stretched Buffalo parfleche hide and then sinew parfleche sewn. The piece has been polychrome mineral pigment painted with a red ocher background which extends to the sides of the drum and a black ocher circle at the center. The center of the drum shows wear where the piece was pounded, a true testament to its early age. The piece comes with a beater which shows a stripped willow solid wood handle which has been covered in Buffalo parfleche hide and has a nice red ocher pigment dye. The piece shows an original collection or museum tag which reads, “Blood Drum + Stick B Picked Up Polson 1962” and the collection number of “HG.JJ B-19”. The back of the drum shows four two sinew sets of ties which culminate at the center holding the hide taunt, a period correct craftsmanship. Flathead Indian polychrome painted warrior drums are very scarce. Provenance: The piece was collected in Polson, Montana in 1962 and is from a large American Indian collection in Great Falls, Montana. The drum measures overall 14 inches in diameter by 3 inches wide. The beater is 16.25 inches in length.

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Ancient Plateau & Plains Artifact Collection

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This is a nice collection of 89 artifacts from the Plateau and Plains Native American Indians and having a Paleo Ancient Age. The collection includes such wonderful points as Northern Side Notch, Buffalo Gap Side Notch, Buck Taylor Notched (aka Red Horn Myers), Desert Side Notch, Abiquiu Side Notch, Hells Canyon Basal Notch, small Haskett, Humboldt or Clovis Tulare Lake, Cascade, and Mescal Knife. These were used as bird points, knives, scrappers, tools, projectiles and more. Also include is an old stone bead at the center and bone bead above that. Provenance: From a multi-generation artifact collection spanning 80-100 years from Las Cruzes, New Mexico. The collection is displayed in a vintage oak trimmed glass topped display case with brass locks. These points date anywhere from as old as the Haskett which dates to 10,500-9,350 B.P. to the Buffalo Gap dating to 550-350 B.P. The oak display case measures 24" wide by 18 1/4" wide and 2" tall.

This is a nice collection of 89 artifacts from the Plateau and Plains Native American Indians and having a Paleo Ancient Age. The collection includes such wonderful point...mores as Northern Side Notch, Buffalo Gap Side Notch, Buck Taylor Notched (aka Red Horn Myers), Desert Side Notch, Abiquiu Side Notch, Hells Canyon Basal Notch, small Haskett, Humboldt or Clovis Tulare Lake, Cascade, and Mescal Knife. These were used as bird points, knives, scrappers, tools, projectiles and more. Also include is an old stone bead at the center and bone bead above that. Provenance: From a multi-generation artifact collection spanning 80-100 years from Las Cruzes, New Mexico. The collection is displayed in a vintage oak trimmed glass topped display case with brass locks. These points date anywhere from as old as the Haskett which dates to 10,500-9,350 B.P. to the Buffalo Gap dating to 550-350 B.P. The oak display case measures 24" wide by 18 1/4" wide and 2" tall.

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Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan) Pottery Dough Bowl 19th C

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The lot features a nice pottery dough bowl which is from the Ohkay Owingeh San Juan Pueblo Native American Indians and dates to the 19th Century. The bowl has a utilitarian form with red polished finish and was most likely used as a dough bowl. Early 1800’s Ohkay Owingeh San Juan pottery is very scarce and predominetly utilitarian in form with this being a nice large representation with well preserved condition. The bowl shows some loss to the finish, but overall displays very well. The pueblo was first founded around 1200 AD during the Pueblo III Era, and its said the Tewa people moved from the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. The piece shows good condition with no visible chips or cracks. Provenance: From a 90-year collection out of Central Arizona in the Coconino National Forest. This pot measures 5 1/4" tall with a 11" diameter.

The lot features a nice pottery dough bowl which is from the Ohkay Owingeh San Juan Pueblo Native American Indians and dates to the 19th Century. The bowl has a utilitari...morean form with red polished finish and was most likely used as a dough bowl. Early 1800’s Ohkay Owingeh San Juan pottery is very scarce and predominetly utilitarian in form with this being a nice large representation with well preserved condition. The bowl shows some loss to the finish, but overall displays very well. The pueblo was first founded around 1200 AD during the Pueblo III Era, and its said the Tewa people moved from the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. The piece shows good condition with no visible chips or cracks. Provenance: From a 90-year collection out of Central Arizona in the Coconino National Forest. This pot measures 5 1/4" tall with a 11" diameter.

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Original Hopkins & Allen Arms Co. Poster c. 1900-

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This is a scarce authentic early 1900 Hopkins and Allen Arms Company Wild West Revolvers Advertising poster. Original Hopkins & Allen Arms Co. Norwich, Conn. U.S.A. advertising posters are very rare and highly collectible with most being in the “Man and Woman in a Canoe” and “Prairie Girl” chromolithograph pattern with very few being in this rare Wild West Revolver style. The piece has been examined closely and is found to be an authentic original early 1900 piece. A similar piece which is in a smaller form and on tin was sold in Rock Island Auction Companies 2010 sale and value at $2,250 with this example pre-dating that piece. The poster is in very well-preserved good condition with some small imperfections being seen, only adding to the pieces original age and authenticity. The poster reads, “Hopkins & Allen Wild West Revolver” and shows an early 1900 woman who is believed to be Annie Oakley wearing a beaded Wild West Show buckskin jacket and skirt and is holding a Hopkins & Allen Revolver with a larger example being shown at the bottom of the piece in beautiful art form. The piece is framed in a period correct early 1900, late 1800’s carved wood frame, which truly sets the piece off. Provenance: From the prominent Ex-art collection of Edward Bazinet, the founder of Department 56, the piece was proudly displayed at his 5-Bar-6 Ranch in Paradise Valley Pray, Montana where a portion of the movie, A River Runs Through It was filmed. The measurements of this framed poster are 26 1/2" x 38 1/4" and the measurements of the visible art are 25 1/2" x 17 1/2". The Ed Bazinet collection also included various Montana Frank Posters and other rare arms posters, which lends to the scarcity and authenticity of this piece.

This is a scarce authentic early 1900 Hopkins and Allen Arms Company Wild West Revolvers Advertising poster. Original Hopkins & Allen Arms Co. Norwich, Conn. U.S.A. adver...moretising posters are very rare and highly collectible with most being in the “Man and Woman in a Canoe” and “Prairie Girl” chromolithograph pattern with very few being in this rare Wild West Revolver style. The piece has been examined closely and is found to be an authentic original early 1900 piece. A similar piece which is in a smaller form and on tin was sold in Rock Island Auction Companies 2010 sale and value at $2,250 with this example pre-dating that piece. The poster is in very well-preserved good condition with some small imperfections being seen, only adding to the pieces original age and authenticity. The poster reads, “Hopkins & Allen Wild West Revolver” and shows an early 1900 woman who is believed to be Annie Oakley wearing a beaded Wild West Show buckskin jacket and skirt and is holding a Hopkins & Allen Revolver with a larger example being shown at the bottom of the piece in beautiful art form. The piece is framed in a period correct early 1900, late 1800’s carved wood frame, which truly sets the piece off. Provenance: From the prominent Ex-art collection of Edward Bazinet, the founder of Department 56, the piece was proudly displayed at his 5-Bar-6 Ranch in Paradise Valley Pray, Montana where a portion of the movie, A River Runs Through It was filmed. The measurements of this framed poster are 26 1/2" x 38 1/4" and the measurements of the visible art are 25 1/2" x 17 1/2". The Ed Bazinet collection also included various Montana Frank Posters and other rare arms posters, which lends to the scarcity and authenticity of this piece.

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Ace Powell (Montana 1912-1978) Original Oil Rider

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This is an original work of art by renowned Montana artist Ace Powell. This work is of a nice large size showing a single rider, possibly Ace Powell himself, looking out over his Montana homestead upon a setting sun with golden wheat and purple-hewn mountains. Ace Powell (American 1912-1978) was a famous Montana painter, sculptor and etcher who focused on the American Indians, cowboys, horses and wildlife of our great Big Sky state. His artwork was influenced by fellow Montana artist, Charles M. Russell. Ace was married to Nancy McLaughlin-Powell and father to Dave Powell. The piece is hand signed in the lower left corner “POWELL” with his iconic playing card. This truly a wonderful original work of art oil on stretched canvas and a period correct gilt wood frame. Similar Ace Powell original oil’s have sold for $8,000 for Night Riders at the 2016 Russell Auction, $16,000 in 2009, and $7,500 for a single rider in the rain in 2018 at the Russell Auction. The visible art area measures 17.75”x23.75” and the frame is 20.25”x26.25”.

This is an original work of art by renowned Montana artist Ace Powell. This work is of a nice large size showing a single rider, possibly Ace Powell himself, looking out ...moreover his Montana homestead upon a setting sun with golden wheat and purple-hewn mountains. Ace Powell (American 1912-1978) was a famous Montana painter, sculptor and etcher who focused on the American Indians, cowboys, horses and wildlife of our great Big Sky state. His artwork was influenced by fellow Montana artist, Charles M. Russell. Ace was married to Nancy McLaughlin-Powell and father to Dave Powell. The piece is hand signed in the lower left corner “POWELL” with his iconic playing card. This truly a wonderful original work of art oil on stretched canvas and a period correct gilt wood frame. Similar Ace Powell original oil’s have sold for $8,000 for Night Riders at the 2016 Russell Auction, $16,000 in 2009, and $7,500 for a single rider in the rain in 2018 at the Russell Auction. The visible art area measures 17.75”x23.75” and the frame is 20.25”x26.25”.

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Ace Powell (Montana 1912-1978) Glacier Park Oil

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The lot features an original work of art by renowned Montana artist Ace Powell. The work is of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park is believed to be the study for the large four foot by eight foot example from Freedom Bank in Columbia Falls, Montana and in the Glacier National Park collection. Ace Powell (American 1912-1978) was a famous Montana painter, sculptor and etcher who focused on the American Indians, cowboys, horses and wildlife of our great Big Sky state. His artwork was influenced by fellow Montana artist, Charles M. Russell. Ace was married to Nancy McLaughlin-Powell and father to Dave Powell. The piece is hand signed in the lower left corner “POWELL” with his iconic playing card. This truly a wonderful original work of art oil on stretched canvas and a period correct gilt wood frame. Similar Ace Powell original oil’s have sold for $8,000 for Night Riders at the 2016 Russell Auction, $16,000 in 2009, and $7,500 for a single rider in the rain in 2018 at the Russell Auction. The visible art area measures 10”x14” and the frame is 11.5”x15.5”.

The lot features an original work of art by renowned Montana artist Ace Powell. The work is of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park is believed to be the study for the ...morelarge four foot by eight foot example from Freedom Bank in Columbia Falls, Montana and in the Glacier National Park collection. Ace Powell (American 1912-1978) was a famous Montana painter, sculptor and etcher who focused on the American Indians, cowboys, horses and wildlife of our great Big Sky state. His artwork was influenced by fellow Montana artist, Charles M. Russell. Ace was married to Nancy McLaughlin-Powell and father to Dave Powell. The piece is hand signed in the lower left corner “POWELL” with his iconic playing card. This truly a wonderful original work of art oil on stretched canvas and a period correct gilt wood frame. Similar Ace Powell original oil’s have sold for $8,000 for Night Riders at the 2016 Russell Auction, $16,000 in 2009, and $7,500 for a single rider in the rain in 2018 at the Russell Auction. The visible art area measures 10”x14” and the frame is 11.5”x15.5”.

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S.F. Cody Famous War Kite Chromolithograph Poster

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Offered for your bidding pleasure is this S.F. Cody Famous War Kite Chromolithograph Poster. Franklin Samuel Cowdery (1867-1913), who adopted the name Samuel Franklin Cody, was born in Davenport, Iowa, on March 6, 1867. American showman, aviator, and inventor. Cody claimed that he spent his early years living life as a cowboy, training horses, and hunting for buffalo, although, his early life is difficult to separate from his own stories told later in life. This excellent chromolithograph shows a handsome life-size bust image of Cody dressed in a crisp, white military uniform. Cody gazes off to the viewer’s right with his shoulder length hair flowing from beneath his hat. Below his bust is an image of his war kite resting on a plinth, which reads "S. F. Cody. F.R.M.S Of Texas U.S.A. Inventor of the Famous War Kite". Cody is to England what the Wright brothers are to the United States. This extraordinary poster shows excellent condition. The visible art measuring 29 1/4" tall by 19" wide. The frame measures 39 3/4" by 29" wide.

Offered for your bidding pleasure is this S.F. Cody Famous War Kite Chromolithograph Poster. Franklin Samuel Cowdery (1867-1913), who adopted the name Samuel Franklin Cod...morey, was born in Davenport, Iowa, on March 6, 1867. American showman, aviator, and inventor. Cody claimed that he spent his early years living life as a cowboy, training horses, and hunting for buffalo, although, his early life is difficult to separate from his own stories told later in life. This excellent chromolithograph shows a handsome life-size bust image of Cody dressed in a crisp, white military uniform. Cody gazes off to the viewer’s right with his shoulder length hair flowing from beneath his hat. Below his bust is an image of his war kite resting on a plinth, which reads "S. F. Cody. F.R.M.S Of Texas U.S.A. Inventor of the Famous War Kite". Cody is to England what the Wright brothers are to the United States. This extraordinary poster shows excellent condition. The visible art measuring 29 1/4" tall by 19" wide. The frame measures 39 3/4" by 29" wide.

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1970's Original Larry Pirnie Acrylic on Canvas

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For your consideration is this 1970s Original Larry Pirnie Acrylic on Canvas. Larry Pirnie is a Notable Montana Artist Capturing the color, excitement, vitality, and romance of life in the West, Larry Pirnie exemplifies the spirit of Montana through his paintings. This is a wonderful painting that exemplifies the cowboy way with the companionship around the campfire. This painting shows really nice shading with the reflection from the fire. The frame is a nice rustic theme frame from Framework Designs and is in really good display condition. The measurements of this framed painting are 32 1/2" x 40 1/2" and the measurements of the visible art is 19 1/2" x 27 3/4".

For your consideration is this 1970s Original Larry Pirnie Acrylic on Canvas. Larry Pirnie is a Notable Montana Artist Capturing the color, excitement, vitality, and roma...morence of life in the West, Larry Pirnie exemplifies the spirit of Montana through his paintings. This is a wonderful painting that exemplifies the cowboy way with the companionship around the campfire. This painting shows really nice shading with the reflection from the fire. The frame is a nice rustic theme frame from Framework Designs and is in really good display condition. The measurements of this framed painting are 32 1/2" x 40 1/2" and the measurements of the visible art is 19 1/2" x 27 3/4".

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Missoula Mercantile Gun Cabinet Display Case c1900

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 501)      

Featured in this lot we have a Missoula Mercantile gun cabinet display case originating from the early 1900’s in Kalispell, MT. The piece dates to circa 1897-1911. This impressive gun cabinet display case is constructed from solid quarter sawn oak with reinforced miters. The case has a hexagonal construction with large glass pieces for the display of firearms in the mercantile shop. This piece has a rotating red carousel which holds 36 long guns. This early 1900’s display cabinet predates the Kalispell Mercantile shop. The Missoula Mercantile sold everything from groceries to wagons. By 1897, the Kalispell branch employed twenty men and covered a 300 mile sales territory, delivering by train as far as Havre. Building additions in 1901, 1903, and 1908, and the installation of large new display windows, provided spacious quarters when the retailer became Kalispell Mercantile in 1911. The glass and oak show very good condition. The locking mechanism for the case is not present. The case measures 56" x 32 1/2" x 32 1/2".

Featured in this lot we have a Missoula Mercantile gun cabinet display case originating from the early 1900’s in Kalispell, MT. The piece dates to circa 1897-1911. This i...morempressive gun cabinet display case is constructed from solid quarter sawn oak with reinforced miters. The case has a hexagonal construction with large glass pieces for the display of firearms in the mercantile shop. This piece has a rotating red carousel which holds 36 long guns. This early 1900’s display cabinet predates the Kalispell Mercantile shop. The Missoula Mercantile sold everything from groceries to wagons. By 1897, the Kalispell branch employed twenty men and covered a 300 mile sales territory, delivering by train as far as Havre. Building additions in 1901, 1903, and 1908, and the installation of large new display windows, provided spacious quarters when the retailer became Kalispell Mercantile in 1911. The glass and oak show very good condition. The locking mechanism for the case is not present. The case measures 56" x 32 1/2" x 32 1/2".

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Globe-Wernicke Quarter Sawn Oak Barrister 6-Stack

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 501)      

For your consideration is this Globe-Wernicke Co. quarter sawn oak Barrister Cabinet. The Globe-Wernicke Company was formed as a result of the Cincinnati based Globe Files Company (est. in 1882) purchasing the Minneapolis based Wernicke Company, founded in 1893 by Otto Wernicke, in 1899. The company is best known for their high-end bookcases, desks, and other office furniture. This Barrister is in pristine display condition showing little damage to the cabinet and the carpentry and design is of the highest value. This is a six section barrister with eight total pieces including the crown and the base of the cabinet. This cabinet consists of three section 308 pieces and two section 310 pieces along with a unmarked section. The barrister is constructed from quarter sawn oak, furnished with a brownish dark wax finish, and has dull brush finished brass hardware. Additionally, all sections still have their original paper label. This Globe-Wernicke sectional barrister bookcase is in wonderful condition exhibiting a light patina indicative of age, it's retains its original glass and internals. With regularity, these bookcases appear in auctions and internet sites and, what originally cost $75 in the early 1900's, will now be sold for $1000 or more. The cabinet measures

For your consideration is this Globe-Wernicke Co. quarter sawn oak Barrister Cabinet. The Globe-Wernicke Company was formed as a result of the Cincinnati based Globe File...mores Company (est. in 1882) purchasing the Minneapolis based Wernicke Company, founded in 1893 by Otto Wernicke, in 1899. The company is best known for their high-end bookcases, desks, and other office furniture. This Barrister is in pristine display condition showing little damage to the cabinet and the carpentry and design is of the highest value. This is a six section barrister with eight total pieces including the crown and the base of the cabinet. This cabinet consists of three section 308 pieces and two section 310 pieces along with a unmarked section. The barrister is constructed from quarter sawn oak, furnished with a brownish dark wax finish, and has dull brush finished brass hardware. Additionally, all sections still have their original paper label. This Globe-Wernicke sectional barrister bookcase is in wonderful condition exhibiting a light patina indicative of age, it's retains its original glass and internals. With regularity, these bookcases appear in auctions and internet sites and, what originally cost $75 in the early 1900's, will now be sold for $1000 or more. The cabinet measures

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Late 1800's Large Acme Peanut Roaster

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Offered for your bidding pleasure is this Late 1800's Large Acme Peanut Roaster. This excellent collector's item shows a two part construction. The roaster is placed atop the stand where the fire would be lit for the roasting process to begin. Inside the roaster we see several of it's original trays used in the roasting process. This roaster was likely used by a street vender or used at carnivals. This wonderful piece was Manufactured by the Atsatt Brothers in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts and patented April 2nd, 1895. The front of this piece reads "Hot Peanuts The Acme Peanut Roaster". The sides both read "Fresh Roasted". This roaster shows a galvanized tin construction and shows excellent condition. Measures 43 1/2" tall by 17 1/2" wide by 17 1/2" deep.

Offered for your bidding pleasure is this Late 1800's Large Acme Peanut Roaster. This excellent collector's item shows a two part construction. The roaster is placed atop...more the stand where the fire would be lit for the roasting process to begin. Inside the roaster we see several of it's original trays used in the roasting process. This roaster was likely used by a street vender or used at carnivals. This wonderful piece was Manufactured by the Atsatt Brothers in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts and patented April 2nd, 1895. The front of this piece reads "Hot Peanuts The Acme Peanut Roaster". The sides both read "Fresh Roasted". This roaster shows a galvanized tin construction and shows excellent condition. Measures 43 1/2" tall by 17 1/2" wide by 17 1/2" deep.

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Signed Native American Watercolor Art c. 1977

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 501)      

Available in this lot we have a original signed Native American chief watercolor painting originating from 1977. The piece features a side view of a Native American Chief decorated in a hide and feather head band with a blue bird perched on the side and a heavily beaded shirt. The piece shows a staff raising behind the Chief adorned with multi colored tassels and a large blue dyed feather. The watercolor is signed in the bottom right hand corner reading "Joyce 77". The piece is set into a wonderful white frame with a light grey border around the art. The piece shows good condition overall with some light wear across the frame. The frame measures 9 1/2" wide by 23 1/2" tall with the art measuring 4 1/2" wide by 17" tall.

Available in this lot we have a original signed Native American chief watercolor painting originating from 1977. The piece features a side view of a Native American Chief...more decorated in a hide and feather head band with a blue bird perched on the side and a heavily beaded shirt. The piece shows a staff raising behind the Chief adorned with multi colored tassels and a large blue dyed feather. The watercolor is signed in the bottom right hand corner reading "Joyce 77". The piece is set into a wonderful white frame with a light grey border around the art. The piece shows good condition overall with some light wear across the frame. The frame measures 9 1/2" wide by 23 1/2" tall with the art measuring 4 1/2" wide by 17" tall.

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Mark Klett "Entering a Narrow Cave" Photograph

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 501)      

Included in this lot we have this Mark Klett "Entering a Narrow Cave" Photograph. "Entering a Narrow Cave" was photographed in Salt Creek, Utah by renowned American photographer. Klett was born in Albany, New York. In 1977, he completed the MFA program at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York studying with Nathan Lyons. This gelatin silver contact print, number 34/50, is titled and dated in silver ink. This wonderful photo displays a man standing in a narrow crevasse of the rock with excellent contrasting seen in the image. This piece is dated 5/9/90 and the back of the piece shows a gallery sticker for Fraenkel Gallery. The art measures 19 1/2" in height by 15 3/4" wide. The frame measures 22" in height by 18 1/2" wide .

Included in this lot we have this Mark Klett "Entering a Narrow Cave" Photograph. "Entering a Narrow Cave" was photographed in Salt Creek, Utah by renowned American photo...moregrapher. Klett was born in Albany, New York. In 1977, he completed the MFA program at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York studying with Nathan Lyons. This gelatin silver contact print, number 34/50, is titled and dated in silver ink. This wonderful photo displays a man standing in a narrow crevasse of the rock with excellent contrasting seen in the image. This piece is dated 5/9/90 and the back of the piece shows a gallery sticker for Fraenkel Gallery. The art measures 19 1/2" in height by 15 3/4" wide. The frame measures 22" in height by 18 1/2" wide .

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Navajo Sleeping Beauty Turquoise & Silver Bracelet

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 501)      

This is an excellent example of a Navajo Native American Indian petit point Sleeping Beauty turquoise and silver bracelet. The piece has a large size with round top medallion and side accents on three strands of silver. The piece shows a large wonderful Sleeping Beauty turquoise cabochon and excellent craftsmanship. The interior circumference of the bracelet measures approximately 8”. It measures 3 ½” x 3 3/8” x 2 ¼”.

This is an excellent example of a Navajo Native American Indian petit point Sleeping Beauty turquoise and silver bracelet. The piece has a large size with round top medal...morelion and side accents on three strands of silver. The piece shows a large wonderful Sleeping Beauty turquoise cabochon and excellent craftsmanship. The interior circumference of the bracelet measures approximately 8”. It measures 3 ½” x 3 3/8” x 2 ¼”.

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Early 1900's Navajo Buffalo Nickel Necklace

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 501)      

This is an exceptional circa 1930-1940’s Navajo Native American Indian Buffalo Nickel necklace. Shown on this necklace are 50 rounded concho / concha beads with each being made of two original Buffalo Nickel coins dating from 1928-1937 for a total of 100 coins (they have been slightly rounded but retain the beautiful detail of the original coins). The necklace has been strung on an early sterling silver chain strand with hand made large clasp. The piece is believed to have been made in the late 1930’s to 1940’s when these coins were readily available. When unclasped the necklace measures 22” long.

This is an exceptional circa 1930-1940’s Navajo Native American Indian Buffalo Nickel necklace. Shown on this necklace are 50 rounded concho / concha beads with each bein...moreg made of two original Buffalo Nickel coins dating from 1928-1937 for a total of 100 coins (they have been slightly rounded but retain the beautiful detail of the original coins). The necklace has been strung on an early sterling silver chain strand with hand made large clasp. The piece is believed to have been made in the late 1930’s to 1940’s when these coins were readily available. When unclasped the necklace measures 22” long.

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Navajo Sleeping Beauty Turquoise & Coral Necklace

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 501)      

Included in this lot is a Navajo Native American Sleeping Beauty turquoise and branch coral necklace. This necklace is composed of red branch coral and polished Sleeping Beauty turquoise. Two large nuggets of branch coral surround a larger nugget of Sleeping Beauty turquoise towards the center of the necklace. The branch coral towards the claps showcases the veins within the gemstones. The necklace measures 31 ¼” when unclasped.

Included in this lot is a Navajo Native American Sleeping Beauty turquoise and branch coral necklace. This necklace is composed of red branch coral and polished Sleeping ...moreBeauty turquoise. Two large nuggets of branch coral surround a larger nugget of Sleeping Beauty turquoise towards the center of the necklace. The branch coral towards the claps showcases the veins within the gemstones. The necklace measures 31 ¼” when unclasped.

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Crow Ken RealBird Sterling & Lapis Lazuli Bracelet

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 501)      

For your consideration is an original Ken Real Bird Crow Native American sterling silver and Lapis Lazuli bracelet. Ken Real Bird is a member of the Crow tribe called the Apsáalooke in their own language. This tribe historically lived in the Yellowstone River valley and now reside on a reservation south of Billings MT. This bracelet features a gorgeous design throughout the band. The focal point of the ring is a large polished Lapis Lazuli gemstone. The back side of the band is stamped with the artist’s name attributing to the 92.5% purity. The interior circumference of the bracelet measures approximately 7”.

For your consideration is an original Ken Real Bird Crow Native American sterling silver and Lapis Lazuli bracelet. Ken Real Bird is a member of the Crow tribe called the...more Apsáalooke in their own language. This tribe historically lived in the Yellowstone River valley and now reside on a reservation south of Billings MT. This bracelet features a gorgeous design throughout the band. The focal point of the ring is a large polished Lapis Lazuli gemstone. The back side of the band is stamped with the artist’s name attributing to the 92.5% purity. The interior circumference of the bracelet measures approximately 7”.

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Navajo F. Yellowhorse Discoidal Turquoise Necklace

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 501)      

For your bidding pleasure is this Navajo F. Yellowhorse Discoidal Turquoise Necklace. This is a wonderful piece of Navajo Native American Jewelry. Showing a beautiful polished sleeping beauty turquoise Mosaic Inlay Sterling Silver Turtle Pendant on a Beautiful Sterling Silver Adorned Discoidal Sleeping Beauty turquoise. This pendant is stamped with Frank Yellowhorse's hallmark and a Sterling Stamp that also is accompanied by a Navajo Stamp. The measurements of this necklace are 22" clasp to clasp and the pendant measurements are 2 1/2" x 1 3/4". The collective weight of this necklace is 158g.

For your bidding pleasure is this Navajo F. Yellowhorse Discoidal Turquoise Necklace. This is a wonderful piece of Navajo Native American Jewelry. Showing a beautiful pol...moreished sleeping beauty turquoise Mosaic Inlay Sterling Silver Turtle Pendant on a Beautiful Sterling Silver Adorned Discoidal Sleeping Beauty turquoise. This pendant is stamped with Frank Yellowhorse's hallmark and a Sterling Stamp that also is accompanied by a Navajo Stamp. The measurements of this necklace are 22" clasp to clasp and the pendant measurements are 2 1/2" x 1 3/4". The collective weight of this necklace is 158g.

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Navajo Crystal Eye Dazzler Churro Wool Rug

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 501)      

This is a tightly hand-woven Navajo Native American Indian trading post rug with an excellent Crystal Eye Dazzler pattern. The rug shows a very unique eye dazzler weave with a yellow background and two diamond motifs with serrated diamond edge having five layers of yellow, cream / white, brown, grey and green. The outside of the rug has an excellent stepped pattern of grey, brown and cream / white with black ends. The rug shows an experimental style having every other line being a grey weave giving a very three-dimensional appearance. The rug is hand woven with all 100% high quality soft wool, possibly churro wool, and is dating from the second to third quarter of the 20th Century. The rug is in very well-preserved good condition. Measures

This is a tightly hand-woven Navajo Native American Indian trading post rug with an excellent Crystal Eye Dazzler pattern. The rug shows a very unique eye dazzler weave w...moreith a yellow background and two diamond motifs with serrated diamond edge having five layers of yellow, cream / white, brown, grey and green. The outside of the rug has an excellent stepped pattern of grey, brown and cream / white with black ends. The rug shows an experimental style having every other line being a grey weave giving a very three-dimensional appearance. The rug is hand woven with all 100% high quality soft wool, possibly churro wool, and is dating from the second to third quarter of the 20th Century. The rug is in very well-preserved good condition. Measures

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Navajo Klagetoh Trading Post Rug c. 1950's

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 501)      

This is a wonderful and large original Navajo Native American Indian wool trading post rug dating to the mid-1900’s. The Klagetoh style was established by Lorenzo Hubbell late in 1800, along with the contrasting Ganado Style. This rug shows a grey background and cream / white background with a light brown / tan with black Greek Key border having a black band border. The center of the rug shows a double diamond stepped pattern with rare Celtic Knot like woven border of brown and black being interwoven. The center also shows four three stepped corner accents and the center medallion shows four eight-point sections, two stepped diamonds and two twelve-point sections. The rug is in very good well preserved condition showing a very tight weave with 100% soft churro wool. The rug originated from a Trading Post in Klagetoh, Arizona from 1950’s. The rug measures overall 77" x 47".

This is a wonderful and large original Navajo Native American Indian wool trading post rug dating to the mid-1900’s. The Klagetoh style was established by Lorenzo Hubbell...more late in 1800, along with the contrasting Ganado Style. This rug shows a grey background and cream / white background with a light brown / tan with black Greek Key border having a black band border. The center of the rug shows a double diamond stepped pattern with rare Celtic Knot like woven border of brown and black being interwoven. The center also shows four three stepped corner accents and the center medallion shows four eight-point sections, two stepped diamonds and two twelve-point sections. The rug is in very good well preserved condition showing a very tight weave with 100% soft churro wool. The rug originated from a Trading Post in Klagetoh, Arizona from 1950’s. The rug measures overall 77" x 47".

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Quarter Sawn Oak Library Card Filing Cabinet

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 501)      

Available for your bidding is this Quarter Sawn Oak Library Card Filing Cabinet. This filing cabinet shows an excellent Quarter Sawn Oak construction with four filing drawers and a large writing surface. This cabinet was used in a library as a library card catalog system. This piece shows its original brass hardware and a locking system on each drawer. This cabinet shows good condition and measures 29" wide, 24" deep by 10 1/2" tall.

Available for your bidding is this Quarter Sawn Oak Library Card Filing Cabinet. This filing cabinet shows an excellent Quarter Sawn Oak construction with four filing dra...morewers and a large writing surface. This cabinet was used in a library as a library card catalog system. This piece shows its original brass hardware and a locking system on each drawer. This cabinet shows good condition and measures 29" wide, 24" deep by 10 1/2" tall.

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Stanley's Wonderful Adventures; First Edition 1890

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 501)      

For your consideration is this excellent copy of "Stanley's Wonderful Adventures", by J.T. Headley and Willis Fletcher Johnson; published by Hubbard Brothers, Philadelphia, 1890. From the title page: Twenty Years of the most wonderful adventures the world has known. The most complete, authentic, and thrilling recital yet issued of all his noble, daring, marvelous adventures, grand discoveries, and signal triumphs in opening up a vast continent of untold wealth to the civilized world."The book is 802 pages and "richly illustrated". It is bound in brown cloth, has a stamped gilt and black pictorial cover and spine. In addition to the numerous illustrations, the book also has a fold-out map. This book is in near fine to fine condition, having minimal shelf wear, tight binding, and bright, clean pages and text. Measures 6 1/4" x 9" x 2 1/4"

For your consideration is this excellent copy of "Stanley's Wonderful Adventures", by J.T. Headley and Willis Fletcher Johnson; published by Hubbard Brothers, Philadelphi...morea, 1890. From the title page: Twenty Years of the most wonderful adventures the world has known. The most complete, authentic, and thrilling recital yet issued of all his noble, daring, marvelous adventures, grand discoveries, and signal triumphs in opening up a vast continent of untold wealth to the civilized world."The book is 802 pages and "richly illustrated". It is bound in brown cloth, has a stamped gilt and black pictorial cover and spine. In addition to the numerous illustrations, the book also has a fold-out map. This book is in near fine to fine condition, having minimal shelf wear, tight binding, and bright, clean pages and text. Measures 6 1/4" x 9" x 2 1/4"

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Sitting Bull and the Indian War Salesman Sample

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 501)      

For your consideration is this original rare Salesman Sample first edition of "Sitting Bull and the Indian War" by W. Fletcher Johnson from 1891. The front cover is exquisite showing a portrait of Sitting Bull with an Indian War scene below and Major General Miles, U.S. Deputy Bartlett. Marked on the cover Ghost Dance. This book was printed in 1891 by Edgewood Publishing Company as the salesman's copy. Profusely illustrated, the book tells the story of Sitting Bull and his tragic death. The book is in good overall condition, though does have a loose illustration page and a loosening bindikng. It measures 5.5" x 8.

For your consideration is this original rare Salesman Sample first edition of "Sitting Bull and the Indian War" by W. Fletcher Johnson from 1891. The front cover is exqui...moresite showing a portrait of Sitting Bull with an Indian War scene below and Major General Miles, U.S. Deputy Bartlett. Marked on the cover Ghost Dance. This book was printed in 1891 by Edgewood Publishing Company as the salesman's copy. Profusely illustrated, the book tells the story of Sitting Bull and his tragic death. The book is in good overall condition, though does have a loose illustration page and a loosening bindikng. It measures 5.5" x 8.

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