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A Large Hornstone Clovis Point, 5-1/4 in.

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7,000 B.C.
Isabella Township, Isabella County, Michigan
length 5-1/4 in.

Collection History
Hunter Collection
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$21,250
09/18/2020

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2

A Coshocton Flint Clovis Point

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7,000 B.C.
Vernon Township, Isabella County, Michigan
length 2.75 in.

Collection History
Hunter Collection; obtained 1951
Karl Parchert Collection, Dearborn, Michigan 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$813
09/18/2020

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3

A Group of Small Clovis and Cumberland Points

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7,000 B.C.
Branch County, Michigan [D648]
Denver Township, Newaygo County, Michigan [D655]
Moscow, Hillsdale County, Michigan [A788]
lot of 3, longest 2.25 in.

Collection History
Purchased at the Ohio Archeology Society Sale, Columbus, Ohio on 3/8/1959 [D648]
Found by Frank Davis, Hesperia, Michigan [D655]
A. Spooner, Dearborn, Michigan [D655]
S. MacGurklin, Moscow, Michigan [A788]
N. Grogitsky, gifted 6/9/1958 [A788]
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$406
09/18/2020

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4

A Large Cumberland Point, Length 4-1/4 In.

Paleo Indian Period, 13,0000-7000 B.C. 
Wayne County, Tennessee
ear has old chip
length 4-1/4 in.

Collection History
Davis Collection
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,750
09/18/2020

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5

A Group of Broken Paleo Points

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7,000 B.C.
Grand Traverse County, Michigan [C888]
Denver Township, Newaygo County, Michigan [C889]
Kimes Lake, Newaygo County, Michigan, [C388]
Algonac, St. Clair County, Michigan [N111]
Ferry Township, Oceana County, Michigan [D654]
Rodney, Mecosta County, Michigan [GA15]
lot of 6, longest 2 in.

Collection History
Stuart Miller, Rapid City, Michigan; purchased on 5/15/1968 [C888]
Found by Frank Davis, Hesperia, Michigan [C889]
Found by Joe Mack, Kimes Lake, Michigan; traded on 8/1962 [C388]
Found by Newell E. Collins, Algonac, Michigan on 4/1943 [N111]
Found by George Anderson, Rodney, Michigan; purchased on 10/15/1955 [GA15]
Karl Parchert, Dearborm, Michigan

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$531
09/18/2020

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6

A Group of Paleo Points / Blades, Longest 4-1/4 in.

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7000 B.C.
Illinois [F94]
Nebraska [F112 / F516]
Ohio [C559]
lot of 4, longest 4-1/4 in.

Material includes knife river flint, boyle chert, and coshocton flint.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum, purchased from on 9/22/1970 [F94 / F112 / F516]
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,875
09/18/2020

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9

A Group of Dalton Points, Longest 4 in.

Paleo Indian Period, 13,000-7000 B.C.
Montgomery County, Missouri [F75 / F76 / F77]
Boone County, Missouri [F79]
Saline County, Missouri [A156]
rechipped [A156]
lot of 5, longest 4 in.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum, purchased from on 9/22/1970 [F75 / F76 / F77 / F79]
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$704
09/18/2020

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10

A Flint Ridge St. Charles Dovetail Point, 5-1/2 in.

Early Archaic Period, 10,000-8000 B.C.
Muskingum County, Ohio
length 5-1/2 in.

Made of beautiful purple colored flint ridge.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$10,000
09/18/2020

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11

A Flint Ridge St. Charles Dovetail Blade, 6 in.

Early Archaic Period, 10,000-8000 B.C.
Muskingum County, Ohio 
length 6 in.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,250
09/18/2020

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12

A Pair of Flint Ridge St. Charles Dovetail Points, Longest 3-3/8 in.

Early Archaic Period, 10,000-8000 B.C.
Ross County, Ohio [C751]
Franklin County, Ohio [C752]
lot of 2, longest 3-3/8 in.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
09/18/2020

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13

A Group of St. Charles Dovetail Points, Longest 3-1/4 in.

Early Archaic Period, 10,000-8000 B.C.
Knox County, Ohio [C750]
Ohio County, Ohio [C754]
Brown County, Ohio [C755]
lot of 3, longest 3-1/4 in.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society Museum [C750 / C754 / C755]
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$375
09/18/2020

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14

A Group of St. Charles Dovetail Points, Longest 4-7/8 in.

Early Archaic Period, 10,000-8000 B.C.
Indiana [N380 / C638]
Franklin County, Ohio [C753]
Butler County, Ohio [C756]
lot of 5, longest 4-7/8 in.

Collection History
Minnesota Historical Society [C638 / C753 /C756]
Newell E. Collins, Algonac, Michigan [N380]
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$544
09/18/2020

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15

Two Large Ashtabula Points, Longest 6 in.

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
Ashtabula County, Ohio [C758]
Trumbull County, Ohio [C760]
lot of 2, longest 6 in.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,500
09/18/2020

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16

A Missouri Archaic Blade, Longest 6-7/8 in.

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
Missouri
length 6-7/8 in.

Collection History
Purchased from Owens of Pottsville, Arkansas 4/1963.
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$563
09/18/2020

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17

A Granite 3/4 Grooved Axe, 9 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Missouri
length 9 in.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$563
09/18/2020

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18

A Porphyry Michigan Barbed Axe, Length 6-3/4 in.

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
Hesperia, Newaygo County, Michigan
length 6-3/4 in. 

Collection History
found by a neighbor of Lee Mills
Lee Mills, Michigan, purchased from on 8/1962
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,063
09/18/2020

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19

A 3/4 Groove Granite Axe, Length 8-7/8 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Winnebego County, Wisconsin
longest 8-7/8 in.

Collection History
Found by Hans Rassmussen on Andrew Hansen farm near Black Wolf, Winnebego Co., Wisconsin, fall of 1899.
E.R. Theby Collection 
Minnesota Historical Society Museum, purchased from on 9/22/1970
Karl Parchert, Michigan

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$563
09/18/2020

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20

A Southern Gneis 3/4 Groove Axe, Length 8 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Bartow County, Georgia
length 8 in.

Provenance
Reverend E.C. Mitchell Collection
Minnesota Historical Society Museum, purchased from on 9/22/1970
Karl Parchert Collection, Michigan

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,280
09/18/2020

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21

A 3/4 Slant Groove Axe, Length 6-3/4 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Pierce County, Wisconsin
length 6-3/4 in.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$416
09/18/2020

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23

A Full Groove Trophy Axe, Length 5 in.

Woodland Period, 800 B.C. - A.D. 1200
length 5 in.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
09/18/2020

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24

A Granite Roller Pestle, Length 12-1/2 in.

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
Crystal Lake, Clinton County, Michigan
length 12-1/2 in.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$192
09/18/2020

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26

Banded Slate Tube Bannerstone

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
length 3-1/4 in.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$750
09/18/2020

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27

A Banded Slate Double Crescent Bannerstone, Length 3-1/4 in.

Archaic Period, 8000-500 B.C.
length 3-1/4 in.

COLLECTION HISTORY
Arthur Grutzmacher, Muckwonago, Wisconsin [307]

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Unsold

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28

An Elongated Banded Slate Birdstone, Length 4-1/4 in.

Glacial Kame Culture / Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
length 4-1/4 in.

The natural banding of the slate accentuates the angles of the body with s swirling concentric circle along one of the nodular eyes that sits atop the bird's head.

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$8,750
09/18/2020

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29

A Red Granite Elongated Birdstone, Length 5-3/8 in.

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1000 B.C.
Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
length 5-3/8 in.

COLLECTION HISTORY
Found by Fred W. Hein in 1910
Arthur Grutzmacher, Muckwonago, Wisconsin [AG 679]

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,375
09/18/2020

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30

An Adena Quartz Bust Birdstone, Length 2-3/4 in.

Adena Culture, Early Woodland Period, 800 B.C. - A.D. 1
Vermillion County, Illinois
length 2-3/4 in.

 

Collection History
Found by E.C. Vinson near Collison, Illinois
Dr. Pendergast, Fairbury, Illinois [B15]
Byron W. Knoblock, Quincy, Illinois [378]
Dr. T. Hugh Young, Nashville, Tennessee [Bi:70]
Clemens Caldwell Collection, Danville, Kentucky
Jim Johnston, Ashley, Ohio

Publications
Townsend, Earl C. Jr., Birdstones of the North American Indian, 1959, pg. 367-E
Wachtel, H.C., Who’s Who in Indian Relics, Vol. 1, 1960, pg. 25
Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, 1986, pg. 338

Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$21,250
09/18/2020

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31

A Hardstone Lizard Effigy

Late Woodland Period, A.D. 500-1000
Ross County, Ohio
length 3-1/2 in.

Provenance
Wendle Mason, Maysville, Kentucky
Phil Foley Collection, Cynthiana, Kentucky
Sonny Atkinson, Maysville, Kentucky

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,176
09/18/2020

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32

A Steatite Claw Effigy Pipe, Length 2-5/8 in.

Woodland Period, B.C. 800 - A.D. 1200 
Switzerland County, Indiana
length 2-5/8 in.

Collection History
Found in 1970

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$192
09/18/2020

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33

An Engraved Steatite Turtle Effigy Gorget, Length 4-1/4 in.

Late Archaic - Woodland Period, 1000 B.C. - A.D. 1200
Iowa
length 4-1/4 in.

With Bennett COA

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$625
09/18/2020

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34

A Trapezoidal Banded Slate Pendant with Tally Marks, 4 in.

Adena Culture, Early Woodland Period, 800 B.C. - A.D. 1
Bottom corner broken and glued.
length 4 in.

Heavily banded slate with tally marks on both sides along all edges.

Collection History
Newell E. Collins, Algonac, Michigan
Karl Parchert, Dearborn, Michigan

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$250
09/18/2020

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