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531-2010) Great Basin Scottsbluff or Alberta made of opaque black color obsidian. Measures approx 1 3/4" x 1 1/8" x 9/32" and has excellent bifacial pressure flaking and heavy stem edge grinding. Has an ancient tip impact fracture and has seen several stages of ancient resharpening which has reduced size by at least 50%, overall G4 Quality. Was found on private property located in Harney County, Oregon, x Mark Dennison Collection, x Jackson Galleries. Comes with a Dwain Rogers COA as a Scottsbluff. $275

 

 

 

2911-2016) Half Moon Paleo Crescent made of a dark tinted semi transparent banded gem obsidian. Measures approx 3 3/8" x 1 1/8" x 5/16" and has very nice bifacial collateral pressure followed by even edge perimeter flaking. The stone has a nice wind blown alkali mineralized luster while condition is nearly mint, G8-9 Quality. Was found on private property located in far west Lake County, Oregon (A-75A), x Michael Gray Collection. $350
 

 

 

 

2841-2016) Lind Coulee with a Chisel Tip made of a smoky gray to black colored semi transparent obsidian. Measures approx 2 5/16" x 11/16" x 3/16" and has excellent bifacial collateral pressure flaking, a well ground stem and a distinctive tip. Overall in very good condition with a small bite on the corner of the basal margin, G7 Quality. Was found on private property located in Southern Oregon, x Terry Clemens Collection. $225
 

 

 

2772-2016) Clovis Preform or Paleo Knife made of a opaque black color obsidian. This specimen measures at 3 3/16" x 1 1/4" x 5/16" and has large deep bifacial percussion flakes followed by selective pressure work. The basal margin retains a prepared striking platform along with heavy lateral stem edge grinding for about an inch. Has a rich onion skin patinated luster and is in fairly good condition, G5 Quality. Was found by Mary Louis Verley during the 1940's while surface hunting private property located in Lake County, Oregon. She hunted near Adel, Mud Creek, Hart Mountain, and Denio, OR, x Jim Bennett. $300
 

 

 

 

2718-2016) Half Moon Paleo Crescent made of a beautiful orange, red, and maroon color jasper. This specimen measures approx 2 1/2" x 1 3/16" x 5/16" and has bifacial random percussion followed by several stages of direct pressure flaking. there are worn graver spurs on the distal ends and the stone is well patinated with mineral deposits consistent with a playa lake bed find. Overall in good condition with typical ancient use wear, G7 Quality. Was found by Guy Gilbert on private property located near Goose Lake in Lake County, Oregon during the 1950-60's, x Mike Sheppard Collection. $200
 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Rodney Michel

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