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All Items : Miscellaneous : Geological item #1195363
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$12500.00

Ammolite is the fossil shell of the Upper Cretaceous Ammonite, a squid-like marine animal. Ammonites lived about 70 to 75 million years ago, and were a favoured delicacy of the Mosasaur, a marine reptile. It would sink its teeth into the ammonite, the body would be devoured and the shell discarded and then fall to the sea bottom. Over millions of years the sediment would preserve the shell and this mineral-rich environment created iridescent greens, reds, yellows, rare blues and violets...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1837 VR item #1063515
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$9500.00
A spectacular group of four extremely rare and unique Pa Kua Chang martial arts training weapons, also called Baguazhang (Eight Palm Changes) dating from the early 1800's.

Pa Kua Chang is an internal discipline developed in the early ninteenth century, based on the eight tri-grams in the 800 year-old "I Ching" (Book of Changes). The training weapons are oversized to develop strength and balance and they were sometimes used in battle...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1190375
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$3800.00
This British made Tranter patent, single action revolver (serial #146) is a 32 cal. rim fire in the original fitted case with label still attached, comes with accessories and key. Functions well with lots of original bluing still visible.The barrel is 3 3/8 inches long and overall 8 inches long; the bore is good. Made by Jno. Lane, Tomstock Street, Leamington. This gun was a favourite of Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1192065
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$3500.00
This is an 1861 percussion knife-gun made in Sheffield England by Unwin Rogers. The 3 3/8 inch octagonal barrel is German silver and has English proof marks. The bore is about 32 cal. There is a folding trigger and 2 blades with maker's mark on both blades and comes with removable tweezer/ramrod. The scales are horn and in fine condition with no cracks. There is a cap box in the handle for storing extra caps and balls...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1190383
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$2850.00
This as a rare, British made boarding cutlass/lance c-1750. It has a rich warm brown patina and you can see the maker's name (W. Gilpin) stamped on the back. The grip is hollow so you can insert a long pole into it and then pin it into place through the hole in the handle. With this method it was used as a lance, ship to ship. When the pirate was finally able to board the other vessel, he just pulled the pin from the handle, dropped the pole and viola!.... he had a cutlass...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1064063
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$2500.00
This is a very rare Chinese Matchlock rifle from the early 1700's has an octagonal barrel with original parts and pistol style lock, wrapped with hammered copper. It is approximately .50 caliber. The copper wrapping is missing in some parts but the gun is in good condition for such a well-used weapon.

The matchlock is generally a very long rifle and it is considered to be the earliest ancestor of the modern hand held weapons...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1837 VR item #1189593
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$2000.00

Flintlock pistol by Jn. Mann & Sons of Glasgow Scotland made specifically to be used for trade with the Native Indians of North America.

Made circa 1820, It has a full stock of walnut with rope burn tiger striping with brass furniture. The lock is stamped "MANN", the barrel is stamped "Glasgow" and has three Birmingham proof marks that were in use beginning in 1813. The ramrod which appears original, looks like it might be a bit short and could have been shortened or replaced at one time...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1194593
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$2000.00

This beautifully carved Continental flintlock pistol is decorated with silver and silver wire inlay; the stock is Walnut. Made circa 1750, this pistol is unusual in that it has both carved and silver decorations. The ramrod is a replacement.

I always recommend checking with a qualified gunsmith before firing any antique firearm.

Comes with Professional Appraisal.

Because this pistol is an antique is does not have to be registered in Canada or the USA.

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1837 VR item #1194598
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$1800.00
This Mutzig Model 1816 type conversion was manufactured in 1822 and converted from flintlock to percussion in 1829. The barrel is smooth bore, has a bayonet lug and is in very good condition and looks to be 70 caliber...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063892
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$1575.00
Native Tlingit fossilized whalebone club, carved early to mid 1800’s. The Tlingit war club was called a “khootz” and it was a devastating weapon in the hands of their powerful warriors; if an opponent was hit on the back of the neck or head, it would have only taken one blow to dispatch the victim.

The Tlingit (sometimes spelled Tlinkit) are an Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. They call themselves Lingít, meaning "human beings. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticit...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063120
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$1350.00
Indian metal trade spear point. Recovered on the coast of New England many years ago. The spear point was found in the woods sticking in a tree that had rotted and fallen down. You can see how deep it was imbedded in the wood as the tip is lighter in color than the rest of the metal. This item was recovered in the traditional hunting grounds of the Abenaki Indians and this prized possession was lost either during a hunting expedition or possibly during a skirmish with an enemy.

Comes...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063884
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$1320.00
Hand carved Inuit stone cooking bowl made in the early 1800’s. This bowl is post contact and is carved in the European style; it is an exceptionally nice example of highly skilled stone carving.
Stone pots (uqusiglu) were used to steam or heat meat or fish over a soapstone stove or open fire.

Eskimos or Esquimaux are indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia), across Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland. Two mai...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1063666
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$1295.00
Inuit hand carved, articulated wooden doll from West Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat in Inuit language). The dolls arms and legs are hinged with wooden pins and the clothing is made of hand made, with embroidered cotton, leather and sealskin. Dates from about 1890 to 1910. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Length 16 inches, width 4½ inches, depth 2½ inches, weight 9 ounces.
Please note that this item cannot be shipped to the USA.

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1837 VR item #1189584
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$1250.00

This fine model 1816 French Calvary pistol, made at the Royal Maubeuge Armory was converted from flint to percussion in 1823. The barrel is stamped 1823 and the tang behind the hammer is stamped 1822 with a proof mark. The barrel is stamped "17-6 A", "V" and below that, "1493". There are two other proof/inspector's marks stamped in the brass and on the left side just forward of the butt, above the trigger guard, stamped in the wood is "1493" and "St. Etienne". The barrel is in fine shape an...

All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1070811
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$1200.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1070810
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$1125.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1063122
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$1100.00
Native Indian metal trade knife marked " A B & C" on the tang. Bought from a collector in British Columbia, possibly Cree or Blackfoot

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Length 11 ½ inches long, width 2 3/8 inches wide, weight 6 ounces.

All Items : Religious Items : Pre 1800 item #1064061
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$995.00
A rare find, this beautifully expressive religious statue is a carved wood, polychrome and gesso Baroque cherub figurine circa mid-1700's. It was bought from the estate of a family that lived for centuries in Brazil and owned a slave plantation there. It was originally acquired in a small village in the Brazilian jungle by the head of the family in the 1930’s. Most surviving pieces from the Brazilian Baroque era do not record authorship. During the period when this angel statue was carved, Po...
 
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