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84509) Goshen or Blackrock Concave Base Atlatl Dart Point anciently resharpened down and possibly used as a hafted knife. Measures approx 1 5/8" x 1" x 5/16". This specimen is made of a fine semi translucent tinted obsidian with tight oblique flow banding. Workmanship includes a mixture of collateral pressure and horizontal transverse pressure flaking followed by short longitudinal basal thinning strikes. The stem has tiny little auricles and is of good width indicating that originally this was a much longer point. During the ancient resharpening process the maker ran into a rough area on the dorsal face and did a good job thinning it down. The tip has suffered an impact fracture and the patination is quite heavy with abundant alkali type of mineral deposits. Was a surface find by Vernon Imel during the 1920-30ís in Klamath Co, OR, x Jess Anders coll. This is a rare and solid Great Basin Paleo with Midland as an analog. Comes with a NWAC COEP with a G6.55 grade. $200

 

2171-2014) Windust Lanceolate made of gray tinted and black banded Midnight Lace gem obsidian. This specimen measures approx 3 11/16" x 1 1/4" x 3/8" and has bifacial collateral pressure resulting in well defined median ridges on each face. Resembles as Scottsbluff in many respects save for the stem which has basal margin concavity, but is heavily ground. The lithic is very well patinated with a nice onion skin and proper mineral deposits. Condition is decent save for a tip nick and implement roll along the blade edges, G5 Quality. Very large and finely wrought artifact dating between 8500-11,000 years bp. Was reportedly found on private property during the 1960's locate din the Warner Valley area of Lake County, Oregon, x Michael Gray Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $250
 

 

2186-2014) Humboldt Constricted Base Lanceolate made of black opaque obsidian. Measures approx 2 7/8" x 1" x 5/16" and has superior bifacial collateral serial oblique parallel ribbon pressure flaking resulting in strong median ridges on each face and a rhomboid shape cross section. The lateral stem edges are moderately ground while the tip is nippled with a remnant graver spur. Does have a small bit of ancient use wear along the blade edge and near the tip, otherwise G9 Quality with workmanship 10+. Has very heavy mineralization on one face and overall extremely well patinated. This specimen was found on private property located near Burns, in Harney County, Oregon during the 1960's, x David Fauske Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $500
 

 

2175-2014) Quarter Moon Paleo Crescent made of black opaque obsidian. Measures approx 2 1/16" x 11/16" x 5/16" and has bifacial random percussion followed by collateral pressure flaking on the dorsal face and selective direct pressure on the ventral face. Each distal end has a worn beaked graver spur while the excurvate edge has worn serrations. Condition is good while Quality G6. Has a rich patinated and alkali mineralized luster. Was reportedly found on private property located near Crump Lake in Lake County, Oregon, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $75
 

 

2172-2014) Parman Hafted Knife made of a black and clear obsidian. Measures approx 3 1/16" x 1 1/4" x 5/16" and has bifacial random percussion followed by several stages of pressure flaking. The bell shaped stem contracts slightly and is heavily ground. One face is caked in onion skin alkali mineralization while overall condition shows moderate ancient use wear, G6.5-7 Quality. This specimen was found on private property located near Crump Lake in Lake County, Oregon, x Jeff Smith, David Brooks Collections. Comes with a John Byrd COA and a NWAC SOP. $250

 

2170-2014) Parman Hafted Knife made of black opaque fine grained obsidian. Measures approx 4 3/16" x 1 5/8" x 5/16" and has large shallow bifacial random percussion followed by multiple stages of pressure flaking to form. The blade edges have alternate left hand bevels while the bell shaped stem is moderately ground. The tip has wear patterns consistent with use as a drill or reamer likely used to work bone; the stem has an oblique shear so overall G4-5 Quality. Was reportedly found by Eldon Presley during the 1960-70's while surface private property located in Harney County, Oregon, x Denny Presley Collection. Comes with a Presley COA and a NWAC SOP. $200

 

2169-2014) Cascade Leaf Blade made of a white colored fossil cycad, palmwood or similar plant material replaced by chalcedony or opal mottled with dark brown to gray and black colored moss. This specimen measures approx 5 1/16" x 1 3/4" x 5/16" and has superb bifacial clamshell primary percussion followed by several stages of controlled pressure flaking resulting in a thin lenticular cross section and overall high caliber, G10 Quality relic. Has a rich patinated waxy luster with proper mineral deposits and slight devitrification from age. Was found on private property by Helburt Presley while surface hunting near Malheur Lake in Harney County, Oregon during the 1960's, x Denny Presley Collection. Comes with a Presley COA and a NWAC SOP. $1200

 

2166-2014) Humboldt Constricted Base made of a blue, gray, and clear colored gem rainbow obsidian. This specimen measures approx 1 11/16" x 13/16" x 3/16" is made on a flake where the maker selectively pressure flaked the perimeter in order to achieve the desired form. The tip has a worn graver spur while overall patination is rich with abundant mineral deposits. Condition is very good, G5 Quality. Was part of a Great Basin collection, finder and exact location were unrecorded, x Jim Bennett. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $150
 

 

2165-2014) Set of 5 Great Basin relics including a Quarter Moon Crescent, Archaic Knife, a Humboldt Basenotch, a Cascade Dart, and a Side Knife made on a flake. Lithics include jasper and obsidian. The largest specimen measures approx 2 3/16" in length. All have ancient use wear or some minor form of damage, quality ranges from G4-5. The Humboldt is very finely pressured flaked with horizontal transverse patterns and longitudinal basal thinning, very Goshen-like point. The QM Crescent has a ground stem for hafting similar to what is observed with Parman type of points and has the distal working end burinated. These were part of a Great Basin collection, finder and exact location were unrecorded, x Jim Bennett. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $50

 

2163-2014) Great Basin Cody Knife made of a medium gray opaque fine grained obsidian. This specimen measures approx 1 1/2" x 1" x 3/16" and has bifacial collateral pressure flaking along with multiple ancient resharpenings which have completely reduced the blade until exhaustion, G4 Quality. The tip is rounded from ancient use wear while the blade edges are moderately serrated. The stem is heavily ground along the lateral edges and basal margin and has multiple longitudinal thinning strikes often seen with GB Alberta type of points. Has a wind blown sand dune type of patinated luster with trace mineral deposits. Was reportedly found in the Blackrock Desert Region, Nevada, x Randy McIntosh, Rich Dubbs, and John Byrd Collections. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $100
 

 

2151-2014) Rose Springs Stemmed Crested Knife made of red, black, and clear triple flow gem obsidian. This specimen measures approx 1 1/2" x 13/16" x 3/16" and is made of a curved flake where the maker finely pressure flaked the dorsal face and secondary retouched the ventral face. It is extremely well patinated with onion skin and alkali mineral deposits. Condition is decent with typical ancient use wear, G4-5 Quality. Was reportedly found on private property located near Goose Lake in Lake County, Oregon, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $35
 

 

2148-2014) Gunther Shasta Arrowpoint made of a semi translucent smoky gray tinted sheen obsidian. Measures approx 1 1/32" x 11/16" x 1/8" and has super fine bifacial pressure flaking resulting in an elongated tip, sweeping barbs and blade edge serrations. The stone is heavily patinated and mineralized, while condition is near mint and G9.5-10 Quality. This fine point was found on private property located in Northern California, x Jim Bennett. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $150
 

 

2143-2014) Parman Hafted Knife made of an orange colored Franciscan Jasper. Measures approx 3 7/16" x 1 1/8" x 7/16" and was made with heavy bifacial random percussion flaking followed by selective pressure trimming. The bell shaped stem is well ground while the blade edges are incurvate / excurvate from subsequent ancient resharpening. Condition is good and G7 Quality. Was reportedly found on private land located near Medford in Jackson County, Oregon, x Wayne Pollaccia Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $175
 

 

2127-2014) Set of 13 Great Basin Arrow and Dart Points or Knives made of obsidian and chert. The large Pinto Basin Knife measures approx 3 1/4" in length. Most of these relics have some form of wear or damage and range between G1-3 field grade quality. These were reportedly found on private property during the 1950's in the Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon area of the Great Basin, x Carol Fox Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $15

 

2113-2014) Set of 5 Great Basin Artifacts made of glassy basalt, obsidian and Malheur Chert. The large Old Cordilleran Leaf Knife measures approx 4 1/2" in length and has random bifacial percussion followed by pressure flaking to form resulting in a G6 Quality relic. The group contains a G3 Elko Eared that has fine pressure flaking along with a G3 Sierra Stemmed or Gatecliff type of dart point that has a well serrated blade. The balance includes a hand held drill or awl and an obsidian needle. These were reportedly found on private property located near Christmas Lake in Lake County, Oregon during the 1960's, x Richard Lang Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $40
 

 

1085-2014) Eastgate Arrowpoint made of a bing cherry red and clear colored calico jasp-agate. Measures approx 1 1/16" x 3/4" x 1/8". G5-6 Quality, has nice wind blown sand desert polish, bifacial random pressure flaking, thin and lenticular in cross section, good balance, rounded tip created for stunning game. This Eastgate Arrowpoint was reportedly found presumably on private land during the 1950's in the Eastern Sierras located in NE Nevada, x Dennis and Cyndi Hoersting. $25
 

 

1001-2010-A-C) Pryor Stemmed Pendant or Dart Point and Diablo Canyon Dart Point made of rainbow and black obsidian. The Pryor measures approx 1 3/8" in length and has very fine bifacial collateral pressure flaking resulting in smoothed median ridges. Condition is decent with a small nip to tip and one auricle, G5 Quality. The Diablo or Hawken Side Notch has heavy mineral deposits, good bifacial pressure flaking and is G5-6 Quality. Found in the Crump Lake / Warner Valley area of Lake Co, OR on private land, Dewayne Petersen. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $40
 

 

1987-2014) Western Stemmed Dart Point possibly a Lake Mohave made of a mottled maroon, light gray to brown colored calico jasp-agate. This specimen measures approx 1 11/16" x 1/2" x 1/4" and has good bifacial collateral pressure flaking resulting in median ridges on each face. It has a short moderately ground stem with weak shoulders and the blade edges have fine tertiary work. Overall has a rich patinated waxy luster with mineral deposits and is in good condition, G6 Quality. Was reportedly found on private property located in Southeastern Oregon, x Jay Robinson Collection. $100
 

 

1982-2014) Lake Mohave Dart Point made of an opaque black colored obsidian. This Paleo measures approx 1 11/16" x 9/16" x 3/16" and has good bifacial collateral pressure flaking followed by several stages of ancient resharpening and tertiary edgework. The lateral stem edges are heavily ground resulting in weak shoulders. Condition is very good and G6-7 Quality. Has a nicely patinated and alkali mineralized luster, classic form for type in every respect. Was found on private property located in Southeastern Oregon, x K. House Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $150
 

 

1981-2014) Old Cordilleran Leaf Blade or Preform made of a dark smoky tinted gem obsidian. This super beautiful relic measures approx 2 9/16" x 1 1/2" x 1/4" and has outstanding bifacial clamshell percussion followed by a couple of stages of careful pressure flaking. Has a thin lenticular to slightly biconvex cross section along with a moderately mineralized and well patinated luster. The tip is slightly nippled with a graver spur. Does have a small nick along the blade edge otherwise in good condition, G7.5-8 Quality. Was found on private property located in Southeastern Oregon, x K. House Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $75
 

 

1980-2014) Desert Sierra Arrowpoint made of a clear tinted gem obsidian with light colored vertical flow bands in the stone matrix. Measures approx 1" x 9/16" x 1/16" and has good bifacial micro pressure flaking. Condition is near mint and quality G8 save only because there is a less thoroughly flaked area on part of the stem, otherwise as the ancient knapper intended the point to be. Patination is very rich with abundant alkali lake type of mineralization. Condition is near mint and G9 Quality. Was found on private property located in the Eastern Sierras in California, x Dean Williamson Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $50
 

 

1978-2014) Desert Sierra Arrowpoint made of a clear frosty gem obsidian with a light smoky tint. This specimen measures approx 1 1/16" x 5/8" x 1/16" and has super fine pressure flaking on the dorsal face with focused even edgework on the ventral face. The blob like nippled tip is originally how the maker created the point so it has never been used. Patination is very rich with abundant alkali lake type of mineralization. Condition is near mint and G8 Quality. Was found on private property located in the Eastern Sierras in California, x Dean Williamson Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $50
 

 

1089-2012-A,B,D) Set of 3 Great Basin Artifacts made of gray sucrosic obsidian, jasper, and semi translucent gem obsidian. These were all found in the Eastern Oregon region of the Great Basin, in Harney Co, OR on private land located near Harney and Malheur Lakes during the 1960's by John Schaff. Miniature Humboldt Dart Point measuring 1 3/16", beautiful midnight lace obsidian, G5 Quality. Old Cordilleran Leaf  measuring 2 1/8" that has been anciently resharpened down into a hand held drill, Franciscan Jasper, G5. Rose Springs Pendant measuring approx 1 9/16", gray sucrosic obsidian, super fine pressure flaking comparable to the very best Edens, specialized graver spur tip, G9-10 Quality. Comes with a copy of the Presley COA and a NWAC SOP. $60
 

 

825-2010) Set of 3 Great Basin Paleoarchaic Artifacts. At left is a G3 quality Quarter Moon Crescent measuring at 2 1/4" in length made of picture jasper where the distal ends are worn off from use. In the middle is a G4 quality Silver Lake measuring 2 1/8" made of opaque black obsidian where the chisel tip is worn from use. The stem is elongated and heavily ground and it is nicely flaked. At the far right is a G7 quality Prismatic limace measuring 2 5/16" with a single dorsal ridge, this one is made of petrified wood and has an eraileur scar adjacent to the parent striking platform. These were found on private property located at Crump Lake in Lake County during the 1940-60's, Oregon, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $70
 

 

941-2009) Miniature Windust Dart Point made of a gray colored obsidian with a touch of snowflake in the stone matrix. This specimen measures approx 1" x 9/16" x 3/16" and has good bifacial pressure flaking, a somewhat mucronate nippled tip and moderate lateral stem edge grinding resulting in weak shoulders. The basal margin has some trimming and retains a bit of the parent striking platform, so overall G5-6 Quality. Was found by John Scott on private property located near Gardnerville, Douglas County, Nevada during the 1950-60's. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $30

 

1974-2014) Cascade Leaf Knife made of colorful green, yellow, pink, purple, orange, light blue, and clear agatized Arizona petrified wood. This gem specimen measures approx 2 5/8" x 1" x 5/16" and has a heavily patinated and nicely mineralized luster. It is in good condition and is G7 in Quality. Was part of the Ed Stecewicz Collection and was part of a Southwestern frame, x Jim Bennett. $275
 

 

1955-2014) Half Moon Paleo Crescent Tanged Knife made of a mottled orange, yellow, and brown colored moss jasper. This specimen measures approx 2 11/16" x 1 1/4" x 1/4" and has strong bifacial percussion followed by selective perimeter pressure flaking. The stem or tang is was formed by selective flaking and grinding. Overall very well patinated with a waxy luster and alkali mineral deposits. Condition is very good and solid G7 or better Quality. Was reportedly found in the Eastern Sierras in either California or Nevada, x Divina Thumm. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $100

 

1918-2014) Pair of Cascade Leaf Dart Points both made of obsidian. The specimen on the left measures 1 3/4" x 3/4" x 3/16" and has incredibly fine bifacial pressure flaking. It is in decent condition, G6 Quality. The one on the right measures at 1 5/8" x 5/8" x 3/16" and is in good condition, G6.5 Quality. These were part of a Far West collection and believed to have been found in the Great Basin as evident by the lithic material and alkali patination, x Van McMahon Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $40
 

 

1904-2014) Cascade Leaf Lanceolate made of a semi translucent well patinated and heavily mineralized gem obsidian. This specimen measures approx 2 3/8" x 13/16" x 3/16" and has superb bifacial oblique parallel pressure flaking resulting in a thin lenticular cross section and a highly refined artifact. It is very well patinated and heavily mineralized and in good condition, G7 Quality. Was found by Charles Hall while surface hunting private property located in Lake County, Oregon, x Jim Bennett. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $85
 

 

1903-2014) Silver Lake Dart Point and a Parman Basal Section, both of which are made of gray to black colored opaque obsidian. The Silver Lake measures approx 2 3/8" x 1 1/32" x 1/4" and has random bifacial percussion followed by selective edge pressure flaking. The lateral stem edges are heavily ground and the basal margin is either sheared or is a remnant during the manufacturing process. The blade has been reduced considerably and has beveling while the tip has a worn graver spur, G3-4 Quality. The Parman has nice collateral pressure flaking on the dorsal face and is G1 Quality. These were found on private land located in SE Oregon and were part of a Klamath Falls, OR collection, x Terry Clements. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $35
 

 

368-2010) Farrington Windust Hafted Scraper made of Glass Buttes obsidian. Measures approx 1 1/4" x 7/8" x 1/4" and is in worn expended condition, G4 Quality. This specimen was created from an expended projectile point and exhibits classic recurved auricles and a rounded distal end. Found on a private ranch near Burns in Malheur Co, OR during the 1920-60's, x Mark Berreth, JW Collections. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $35

 

805-2010
Type: Archaic Paddle Knife
Material: Nevada Sage Moss Agate 
Size: 2-7/16" Long x 1-1/8" Wide.
Grade: G-8
Provenance: Found by the Curran Family while surface hunting private land located in the Carson Sinks region near Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada during the 1960's by the Jim Curran Collection. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers at Texas $150

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1799-2013) Eastgate Arrowpoint or Hafted Drill made of a cream, gray, orange, and white colored Petrified Wood. This specimen measures approx 1 1/4" x 13/16" x 3/16" and has excellent bifacial pressure flaking. The mucronate needle tip is excellent and the stone is richly patinated with good mineralization. Overall in great condition and G7-8 Quality. Was found during the 1950's on private property located in a sink near Washoe Lake in Washoe County, Nevada, x Lair, Jerry Jones Collections. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $75
 

 

1749-2013) Prismatic Uniface Knife made of a gemmy dark smoky tinted obsidian. This specimen measures approx 3 7/8" x 11/16" x 1/4" and has excellent edge pressure flaking. It is mostly tri sided with a single dorsal ridge running the length of the body. The patination is a mixture of onion skin with alkali mineral deposits. It has a contracting stem that is well ground and the tip is intact, overall near mint condition and G10 Quality, very fine artifact in every respect.  Was found in Nevada, the finder and exact location are unrecorded, x Dave Imler Collection, Terry Baxter. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $300
 

 

1748-2013) Cascade Leaf Lanceolate made of a mottled honey and purple colored amytrine jelly agate with wispy  moss clouds in the stone matrix. This gem measures approx 3 3/16" x 7/8" x 3/16" and has a mixture of horizontal transverse mixed with collateral pressure flaking. The edges have very fine tertiary work resulting in micro serrations. The stem is bell shaped and moderately ground while the tip  is slightly beaked with a spur. It is in near mint condition and G9 Quality. Has a wonderful waxy patinated luster with abundant mineral deposits. Was found in Nevada, the finder and exact location are unrecorded, x Dave Imler Collection, Terry Baxter. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $300
 

 

1745-2013) Humboldt Dart Point made of a maroon, red, orange, and black colored mahogany obsidian. This heavily patinated and mineralized specimen measures approx 1 7/8" x 13/16" x 1/4" and has bifacial collateral pressure flaking followed by tertiary edgework resulting in moderate serrations and an elongated needle tip. The lateral stem edges are heavily ground and the base is thinned. It is in near mint condition and G8 Quality. Was found in Nevada, the finder and exact location are unrecorded, x Dave Imler Collection, Terry Baxter. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $125
 

 

1744-2013) Pinto Basin Dart Point made of an orange, black, and white colored quartz crystal rich material that may very well be petrified gallstone or coprolite. This interesting point measures approx 2 7/16" x 7/8" x 1/4". It is extremely patinated with abundant mineralization. Was made via bifacial percussion followed by selective pressure flaking and grinding to form. The blade has torque and alternate left hand beveling from ancient resharpening. Condition is fairly good save for an ancient auricle nick, otherwise G6 Quality. Was found during the 1940-60's by the Spradling Family while surface hunting private land located in Northern Nevada, x David Imler Collection, Terry Baxter. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $100
 

 

 

760-2010) Mendocino Concave Base / Triple T Humboldt Dart Point made of a highly translucent gem obsidian with a purplish smoky colored tint. This specimen measures approx 1 5/16" x 11/16" x 3/16" and has several stages of fine bifacial oblique parallel mixed with horizontal transverse pressure flaking. The blade edges are slightly serrated and the stem has multiple short longitudinal thinning strikes, G6 Quality. Was found by Daryl Baker while surface hunting private property located near Ft. Rock in Lake Co, OR during an OAS sponsored field trip in the 1950-60ís, x Tony Hardie Collection (TDB-279). Comes with a copy of the Hardie SOP, a Dwain Rogers COA, and a NWAC SOP. $125

 

1572-2013) Great Basin Eden Dart Point made of a semi translucent gemmy obsidian with smoky gray colored horizontal lace and wisps in the stone matrix. This fine specimen measures at 2" x 5/8" x 5/16" and has superb very tight bifacial collateral pressure flaking resulting in strong median ridges on each face. The stem is heavily ground with weak shoulders and the maker trimmed the basal margin resulting in a slight taper. The tip has some impact damage so G5 Quality. Overall patination is extremely heavy with abundant mineral deposits. Was reportedly found on private property near Tulare Lake in Tulare County, California, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $200
 

 

1570-2013) Windust Dart Point / Hafted Knife made of an opaque black obsidian with trace flow banding. This relic measures at 3 7/16" x 1 1/8" x 3/8' and has good bifacial clamshell percussion followed by fine edge pressure flaking. The blade edges have moderate worn serrations and the tip is asymmetrical with a beak. The stem has light lateral edge grinding and has short longitudinal thinning strikes. Has a rich alkali mineralized and devitrified patinated luster. Was found by Richard Johnson while surface hunting private land located near Crump Lake in Lake Co, Oregon in 1970, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Overall very fine condition and G8 Quality. Comes with a Stermer COA and a NWAC SOP. $400

 

1569-2013) Windust Dart Point / Hafted Knife made of a gray and black obsidian with oblique flow banding. This specimen measures at 3 1/8" x 1 1/4" x 3/8" and has bifacial clamshell percussion followed by selective pressure flaking. On the ventral face is a steep left hand bevel from ancient resharpening and a specialized spokeshave. The stem is ground on the lateral edges and is lightly trimmed. Overall has a rich patinated and alkali mineralized luster. Was found by Richard Johnson while surface hunting private land located near Crump Lake in Lake Co, Oregon between 1969-1972, x Dewayne Petersen Collection. Condition is good and quality is G7. Comes with a Stermer COA and a NWAC SOP. $300

 

789-2010) Cienega Dart Point made of a mottled colorful chert. This specimen measures approx 1 7/8" x 7/8" x 3/16" and has excellent bifacial pressure flaking resulting in a thin lenticular cross section. Overall has a beautiful patina with mineralization and slight river polish. Found by the Curran Family while surface hunting private land located near the Carson Sinks and Carson River outside of Fallon in Churchill Co, NV during the 1960's, x Jim Curran (Cataloged as JCFW20). The condition is near mint and grades G7.5-8 Quality. Comes with a NWAC SOP. $75
 

 

390-2010) Archaic Crescent Knife made of a black colored opaque obsidian with gray striations in the stone matrix. This fine specimen measures approx 4 7/8" x 1 3/4" x 7/16" and has large shallow bifacial percussion followed by several stages of pressure flaking to form. It has a distinctive stem on the base that the maker ground after using it as a striking platform. Overall has a Crescentric shape and has a strong left hand bevel on the ventral face. The tip is beaked and intact, overall condition is near mint and G8-8.5 Quality. Was found on private property by the family of Jim Curran in Humboldt Co, NV and comes with a Dwain Rogers COA and a NWAC SOP. $400

 

379-2010
Type: Great Basin Cody Complex Knife / Alberta
Material: Smoky brown tinted semi translucent Obsidian. 
Size: 3" Long x 1" Wide.
Grade: G-6.5
Provenance: Found by Dick Birk while hunting private ranch property located in Harney County, Oregon x Don Odom Collection. Comes with COA by Jackson Galleries and a NWAC SOP.
$475

 

 

762-2010
Type: Pinto Basin
Material: Vaseline Moss Agate Gem Point
Size: 1-9/16" Long x 1" Wide.
Grade: G-8 With Fine Flaking and Serrations
Provenance: Was part of the William Reuther Estate Collection out of Oregon by Stephanie Cummings Collection. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers & SOP by Tony Hardie.
$200

 

812-2010
Type: Northern Cold Springs
Material: Gem Midnight Lace Obsidian
Size: 2-1/2" Long x 1-1/16" Wide.
Grade: G-7.5 with Very Fine Bifacial Pressure Flaking
Provenance: Found by the Curran Family while surface hunting private land located in the Carson Sinks region near Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada during the 1960's by the Jim Curran Collection. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers at Texas Flint Authentication.
$175

 

657-2010
Type: Mendocino Concave Base (Humboldt Variant).
Material: Rhyolite
Size: 2-3/4" Long x 1" Wide.
Grade: G-7
Provenance: This point was found by a logger named Terry Josephson during the 1960-70's while surface hunting private property located in Modoc County, California. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers at Texas Flint Authentication and a NWAC SOP.
$125

 

275-2010
Type: Half Moon Crescent Knife.
Material: Fine Grained Equigranular Glassy Basalt.
Size: 3" Long x 15/16" Wide.
Grade: G-5 Has large shallow primary clamshell percussion flaking followed by edge pressure flaking and strategic grinding. May have had a specialized distal cutting edge that was broken off in ancient times. Blade edges have worn graver spurs and serrations. This was a heavy duty multipurpose utilitarian Paleo artifact. It has nice length and size plus no brainer heavy patina with mineral deposits.
Provenance: Reportedly found in the Blackrock Desert Region x Mike Hough collection.
$100

 

 

TFHJ-49) Windust Atlatl Dart Point / Lanceolate made of a semi translucent black obsidian with a smoky gray tint. This fine specimen measures approx 2 1/2" x 13/16" x 5/16" and has bifacial collateral pressure flaking resulting in median ridges and a rhomboid cross section. The lateral sides of the stem are heavily ground and the basal margin is ground into a slight concave shape, while the tip is hypodermic needle like. The blade edges have weak serrations from ancient resharpening which reduced the blade size by at least 1/3, overall condition is near mint and quality G8+. Was found by Floyd Hoyz Sr. while surface hunting private ranch property located near Crump Lake in Lake Co, Oregon during the 1960's, x Floyd Hoyz Jr, Tony Hardie Collections. Comes with a COA by Dwain Rogers as a Windust and a Ben Stermer COA as a Windust, a Hardie SOP, and a NWAC SOP. $850

 

 

656-2010
Type: Mendocino Concave Base (Humboldt Variant).
Material: Fused Obsidian.
Size: 2-1/4" Long x 1" Wide.
Grade: G-6
Provenance: This point was found by a logger named Terry Josephson during the 1960-70's while surface hunting private property located in Modoc County, California. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers at Texas Flint Authentication & NWAC SOP.
$85

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83809) Lookingbill / Hawken type of Knife made of a highly translucent moss agate with a jelly like appearance with opalescent hues in the stone matrix. This specimen was part of the Gene Favell inventory deaccessioned to Jeb Taylor in 2003-2004, x Charlie Mitchell, Mark Berreth Collections. It was made using random percussion then just enough pressure flaking to create a functional utilitarian form. The blades are slightly beveled from subsequent ancient resharpening. Cross section exhibits some curvature, but evens out given that large flakes where removed from the ventral face. Patination shows darkish mineral deposits suggestive of a river or mash find with some silica devitrification on the stem. Lookingbill tends to be found in the Northern Plains to Rockies region, but occasionally types from other regions are found in the Far Western Great Basin likely as the result of prehistoric trade networks. It measures approx 2 3/8" x 1 3/8" x 3/8" and has a composite grade of G7.50. Was reportedly part of a Warner Valley, Lake County, Oregon frame. Comes with a NWAC COEP and a Rogers COA. $175

 

493-2010) Windust Farrington Recurved Stemmed Lanceolate with Chisel Tip made of a dark gray to black flow banded Glass Buttes obsidian that has extremely heavy patination and abundant alkali lake mineral deposits. This specimen measures a healthy 2 7/8" in  length and has primary clamshell percussion followed by short collateral pressure flaking resulting in a subdued but sturdy median ridge on each face. The chisel tip was subsequently added as the point was rejuvenated from resharpening, the stem is heavily ground with short shallow pressure fluting or thinning. Very fine artifact of G8 Quality, was found by Floyd Hoyz Sr. while surface hunting private land located outside of Lakeview in Lake Co, OR during the 1960's, x Floyd Hoyz Jr, Bob Monchamp, Tony Hardie Colls. Comes with a Hardie SOP, comes with a Rogers COA. $625

 

RJC-60107) Buchanen Eared made of a colorful yellow-green, dark green, maroon, and cherry red sardis / carnelian rich jasper. This relic is x John Cockrell, SE Oregon or Northern Nevada and was purchased on 3/22/2007 from Allard Auctions. It is quite thin and lenticular in cross section with strong blade edge bevels. It has an auricle ding as well as blade edge use wear typical of a utilitarian implement. The luster of the stone is waxy and appears to have some wind blown sand or creek polish. This form strongly resembles the Allen type found on the Plains as it has high quality oblique parallel flaking scars on the dorsal face. It measures 3" x 29/32" 5/16" and has a composite G.80 grade. Comes with a NWAC Certificate of Evaluation and Provenance. $150

 

806-2010) San Rafael / Northern Side Notch Atlatl Dart Point made of a beautiful agatized and opalized petrified wood. This gem measures approx 2 3/8" x 1 1/16" x 3/8" and was made using primary followed by several stages of bifacial pressure flaking, notching, and grinding to form. The lithic material is nicely opalized which means it was very difficult to flint knap, that said, the maker did a remarkable job working this stone into an amazing artifact. It has a rich waxy patinated luster with plenty of mineralization in all of the right places. Was found by the Curran Family while surface hunting private land located in the Carson Sinks region near Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada during the 1960's by the family of Jim Curran, x Terry Baxter Collection. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers at Texas Flint Authentication along with a NWAC SOP. $250

 

 

761-2010
Type: Windust Dart Point
Material: Mottled Chalcedony
Size: 1-3/8" Long x 3/4" Wide.
Grade: G7
Provenance: Was part of the William Reuther Estate Collection out of Oregon by Stephanie Cummings Collection. Comes with COA by Dwain Rogers, an SOP by Tony Hardie and a NWAC SOP.
$200

 

 

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