All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1401513 (stock #2308)
Galleria Verges
$100.00
This is a Book titled HITLER ~ The Path to Power by Charles Bracelen Flood, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, First Edition, 1989. It is a hardcover book with 686 pages. The book has black and white pictures. This was an ex-public library book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1401225 (stock #09509)
t a t a m i
$750.00


SAMPLE BOOK OF JAPANESE SWEET

Late Edo period, 19th century, Japan
approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Exonumia : Pre 1920 item #1401219 (stock #1401)
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$180.00


JAPANESE MATCHBOX LABELS FOR EXPORT TO CHINA

Large size. Same 12 pieces. Meiji period (1868-1912). Some aged deterioration as is. approx. 9 x 11cm (3.54 x 4.33in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #1401114 (stock #1400)
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$180.00


TWO LARGE-SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE GARDEN

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High-quality landscape photographs taken by a certain professional. Niigata Prefecture as its provenance. Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1401052 (stock #149)
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$180.00


TWO GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE STUDENT ATHLETES

Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High school or college students. Baseball club and unidentified club (rugby? or bicycle racing?). Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1400742
A soft cover with jacket published by Galerie Enrico Navarra circa 1989 and written in French. Chagall's paintings, sculptures, temperas and works on paper are featured.A biography summarizes his life and work. The cover has a slight crease at the top corner. 92pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1400293
Four hundred lots are noted in this auction catalog along with a final tally sheet.Furniture, clocks rugs, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1400292
Auction catalog featuring silver from the property of Louis Viner (Chicago),and from the estates of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Louis de B. Moore. 375 lots with estimate and final tally sheet. Some B&W photos.The auction was held at Sotheby Parke Bernet (NY) on October 2, 1975.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
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The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1400128 (stock #05154)
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$250.00


THOUSAND CHARACTER CLASSIC

Manuscript of 'Thousand Character Classic' ('Senjimon' in Japan, 'Gianziwen' in Pinyin) as the long verse contained exactly one thousand characters used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children. Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. Some bendings of paper. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition. Special auction concerning famous objects and remains forbidden city. Title: Lost Treasures: Yuanmingyuan the Garden of Absolute Clarity Imperial Peking the Last Days 2 Volume set in slipcase by Sotheby's. Hardcover. 2 volumes in Slipcase. In very good condition. little wear and tear on the slipcase, else Very Good. Dimensions slipcase; 11 1/4" 8 3/4" x 1 3/4"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1399709 (stock #WN197)
Galerie Hafner
$420.00
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Chinese Jades and Other Hardstones", written by Pierre F. Schneeberger. Hardback with 22 color, 105 b.& w. photo plates, 26 illustrations. Brown cloth with dustjacket, printed 1976 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 19. Condition: clean, dust jacket with little wear and yellowing. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 2.8 cm, 2 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1399591 (stock #147)
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$200.00


LIFE SAVING LEAFLET

During the Battle of Okinawa, this leaflet written in English and Japanese is the one of them dropped by the U.S. armed forces in July 12, 1945. Quite a rare remains as is. Some aged deterioration as seen. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
Galerie Hafner
$500.00
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A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork", written by Basil William Robinson (former in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Hardback with 444 pages, 752 illustrations (several in color), section with signatures. Cloth with dustjacket, printed 1980 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 52. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 5.1 cm, 3 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #1399528 (stock #146)
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$180.00


PICTURE POSTCARDS OF SUMO WRESTLERS

17 portraits of sumo wrestlers with 'kesho-mawashi' (ornamental apron), including 'yokozuna' (the highest rank of grand champion), and a gelatin silver print. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx...
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$595.00
Jean Puiforcat French sterling silver Vermeil ash tray or ? with monogram, size 3.75 d . weight 97g
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1399449 (stock #G209)
Authentic Fossil of European Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus Primigenius) tooth (molar). Last Ice Age period. PLEISTOCENE: 150,000 - 20,000 years ago

This is a rare example of top-grade specimen with superb large plate structures and roots.

Teeth from the true European (not Siberian) Woolly mammoth deposits rarely survive with roots structures like this and ever found in this condition. There are more mastodon fossils found in Florida than European Woolly Mammoth fossils...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399447
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. 1 tiny flea bites to top edging . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399446
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1.1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. Tiny flea bite to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bite.These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399445
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over .75" thick and 2.5" display area on top. 2 tiny flea bites to top edging and one to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1940 item #1399043 (stock #142)
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$400.00


BROMIDES OF SHOCHIKU REVUE GIRLS 50pc.

Showa period (Pre 1940), Japan
approx. 13.5 x 8.4cm (5.31 x 3.30in) or 14 x 10.4cm (5.51 x 4.09in)

Old gelatin silver prints of the girls (in men's attire) of 'Shochiku Kageki Dan' (Shochiku Revue (1928-1996)) including one bromide with such wonderful hand colouring as seen.


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1398909 (stock #G204)
A very good quality nice example of prehistoric fossil of fossilized fish Vinctifer comptoni Santana Formation of Ceara, Brazil, South America. From the Early Cretaceous period. AROUND 100 million years old

CONDITION: Beautiful conservation of this fossil fish on nodule. The fossil is authentic and has not been restored.

Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the condition of the object.

REFERENCES:

A very similar fossil f...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Prehistorical item #1398560 (stock #1034)
Valentyno Home
$100.00
Song Dynasty Bronze Coins (960 - 1268). A very fine condition Song Dynasty bronze cash coin with some type of calligraphic style on a coin.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1398533 (stock #3331)
CATALOGS SOLD INDIVIDUALLY for $5.00 plus shipping, your choice of current cost of USPS Book Rate or Priority Envelope. Various Antiquities Auction Catalogs dating from 1976 to Present. Christie's New York 1989 - Present, Sotheby's New York 1976 - Present, Arte Primitivo 2001 Present, Bonhams, Bonhams & Brooks, Bonhams & Butterfield, Art of the Ancient Years, Minerva & Art of the Ancient World (various years.) Most catalogs from United States, but a few from London & Paris. Most are in excellent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1397731
A hard bound printed catalogue with no date, featuring the works of James and Charles Whitehead ( Hanley, Staffordshire)with an introduction by Reginald Hagger. There are 25 pages of text in English, German, Dutch and French, 29 engraved plates of table wares,along with four engraved supplemental plates depicting tea and coffee ware shapes. The cover shows slight smudging and there is a tiny nick otherwise the pages are like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396808 (stock #2953)
A group of three Neanderthal burins, all with scraper edges, from Marbach, Germany. Chert, legal surface finds, heights between 2 1/8" and 3". Excellent condition with matte ground patina. The two lithics pictured to the left and center have offset burins with accompanying convergent scraper edges. The lithic to the right has an unusual, semi-corkscrew twist to the scraper. Date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396784 (stock #3194)
A group of five small Neanderthal multi-tool from Reculver cliffs, Kent, UK. All are flint, in excellent condition, legal finds from the 1970s. heights between 1 3/4" and 2 1/8". Beautiful, glossy sea patina. These smaller silver-to-black flint multi-tools have a nice, gemlike quality from being rolled around in the sea beneath the constantly eroded and collapsing cliffs at Reculver. They consist of both burins and multiple scraper edges, with the second from the right being a large notched ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396783 (stock #1914)
An irregular Neanderthal partial biface chopper with burin. Jasper, in excellent condition with a matte ground patina. Fontmaure, France, legal surface find. Height 3 1/4". While not specifically categorized in current typology, this form of irregular chopper or burin is seen repeatedly in the output of Neanderthal from Fontmaure. Generally they consists of a burin or borer point offset to either side of the distal end, with a scraper edge on one or both sides of the burin. This particular e...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre 1960 item #1396466 (stock #2279)
Galleria Verges
$125.00
This is a Northamerican Basalt Stone CELT. It measures about 2 1/4" X 3 1/4" X 1" ( 5.7 cm X 8.3 cm X 2.6 cm ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1395777
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work. It is unusual and dramatic in it’s creativity of style and will appeal to the collector who appreciates the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395540 (stock #1905)
A group of five smaller native American paleolithic tools on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. All five are flake tools, chert, in excellent condition with dry patinas and traces of organic materials. Heights between 1 3/8" and 1 7/8". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. This is an interesting group of small, finely crafted multi-tools on flakes. All have scraper or blade edges, and some form of burin tip. Date to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395539 (stock #4721)
A group of six native American Paleolithic stone tools from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Chert and flint, in excellent condition with patinas varying from matte ground patina to highly glossy river patina. Heights between 2 1/8" and 2 3/4". All legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. These are all flake tools with the exception of the second from the left, which is bifacially knapped. In general these are thick, the edges forming what approximates an abrupt scraper, and ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395538 (stock #1229)
A group of three native American Paleolithic blades on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Soft chert in excellent and intact condition, with a dry to matte ground patina. Lengths between 2 1/8" and 2 1/2". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Date to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395537 (stock #2177)
A pair of Paleolithic native American hammerstones from the Suwanee River Basin, northern Florida. Chert, in excellent and intact condition. Matte ground patina. Heights 1 3/4" and 2". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Dating to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1910 item #1395531 (stock #ABI)
This outstanding boldly decorated ink well dates from around the turn-of-the-century, or slightly earlier and was cast in Austria. It measures 11” in length by 9” in width. The original glass insert has a few small “flea bites” but the lid usually stays closed and they aren’t apparent. The distinctive classic Art Nouveau desk piece is elaborately embellished with a pair of clover leafs on each end and one on the lid. The very front of the inkwell has a group of indented ovoid circles...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1395424 (stock #5002)
Guangxu Reign, 1893, silver coin from Xinjiang, with Arabic script and Chinese characters. D: 28mm. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395303 (stock #2070)
A group of four Native American paleolithic stone tools on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Chert, in excellent condition, with varying river patinas. Ex. collection Michael Cottingham. Heights between 2" and 2 3/4". The larger white blade is a convergent scraper. The other three are fabulous examples of tool making- each with multiple scrapers, one with a notch, on beautifully executed, wafer thin flakes. Date to approx. 8000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395302 (stock #1248)
A group of four Native American Paleolithic blades on flakes. Legal finds, Suwanee River Basin, northern Florida. Ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Chert, in excellent condition with lovely, organic glossy river patinas. Lengths between 2 3/8" and 2 5/8". Date to approx. 8000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395247 (stock #4781)
A group of five Neolithic or Mesolithic blades from Germany. All are flint, in excellent condition with varying, glossy patinas. Lengths between 2 3/16" and 3 1/4". All legal surface finds from the Schleswig-Holstein state. Second from the right is from Kleiner Ploner See (Little Ploen Lake)- small island near the Koppelsberg Chapel. Small blade on the left is from the eastern peninsula of the Behler See (lake Behl). The remaining three blades are from the south shore of Lanker See (Lanker Lake)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395241 (stock #2058)
A group of five Neolithic tools from the Ertebolle-Ellerbek or Kitchen Midden Culture, Mesolithic Denmark. Flint, all in excellent condition with fine, varied ground patinas. Lengths between 2 1/2" and 3 1/8". Auction purchase. This group includes three multi-tool blades with notches on flakes and two burins. Date to between 5300-3900 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395239 (stock #1368)
Probably Homo Ergaster ("workman"). Sandstone, length 6 5/8". Excellent condition with a slightly purple streak at the proximal end. Missing one ancient chip. Slightly glossy desert patina. Dates to approx. 1.5 million BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395046 (stock #SP15)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 50 mm (2").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395045 (stock #SP14)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 45 mm (1 5/8").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395041 (stock #SP11)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. Maroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395040 (stock #SP10)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395039 (stock #SP9)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 58 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395036 (stock #SP8)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 3/8").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395034 (stock #SP6)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : African : Pre 1800 item #1394802 (stock #4394)
Very fine Ethiopian “silver dollar” D: 37mm with image of Emperor Menelik II and the Lion of Judah. Get that irie and buy this coin, Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1394539
Sotheby's auction catalog for December 12,1991. In fine condition, the back cover shows very light wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1394422 (stock #TBD00270)
An albumen photograph of Cairo titled on the mat, “CAIRO, FORM THE CITADEL,WITH THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN HASSAN.” Also in smaller type the number648. An excellent print with good tones. 5 7/8 by 8 1/8 inches (15 by20.5cm). The white light cardboard stock is shaded slightly darker for about one inch around the photo. Overall size is 12 inches by 15 inches (30.5 by 38 cm).

Condition; The photo is in excellent condition with minor surface scratches. The mount is soiled, has minor foxing and th...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1394102
An Authentic Pterosaur - flying Dinosaur (Sirrocopteryx Morroccensis) Fossil Tooth (22 mm - 7/8") from the Cretaceous Period (C. 110 - 90 Million Years Old.) Wire-wrapped to make a pendant and supplied with free silvered lobster claw Chain. All Jewellery sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery Contains authentic fossils/antiquities of the Period/Culture described and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1393865
Very Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 90 mm (3 1/2").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Contemporary item #1393848 (stock #HMC)
Objects from several periods came together to create this special crucifix. It is hand made and one of a kind. The wood was found in a New Mexico homestead dating from 1880 - 1900. The knot above Christ forms a natural halo. The Jesus figure is solid brass and dates from the 1930'S. The three "nails" attaching the figure are black onyx with gold bezels. The overall height is 14 1/2" and it is 3 1/4" at the widest point. The back is designed to be hung on the wall. Making this piece was a pleasur...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Tokens : Pre 1700 item #1393792 (stock #4363)
Collection of 5 tin and lead alloy Thai gaming coins, from the Ayutthaya period- circa 1350 to 1767 CE. All in good condition except for one the small one that is a bit corroded. Sizes in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1393095 (stock #TBD00267)
An albumen photograph circa 1880 of a man feeding a group of dogs gathered at his feet. In the lower left printed in the negative, Abdullah Freres. 515” and in the lower right, “Les Chiens des rues.” The image is 7 7/8 inches (20 cm) by 10 1/8 inches (25.7 cm). It is presently corner mounted in a large mat 17 inches (43 cm) by 14 inches (35.5 cm). The tones are rich and the contrast good.

Condition: In a raking light three lines that look like partial creases are visible. A few printi...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1392391 (stock #4384)
Very fine ½ rupee silver coin from Bhutan circa 1790-1820. D: 20mm. Free registered shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392110 (stock #4341)
A pair of lower to Middle Paleolithic proto-axes from Reculver Cliffs, Kent, UK. Both flint, heights 2 7/8" and 3". Excellent condition, legal surface finds, both with excellent, soft ocean/ground patinas. The axe to the left in the photograph is a straightforward, Clactonian tool with one chopping edge removed from the otherwise intact pebble. The axe to the right is a fully bifacial tool, with flaking on the tip of the distal end indicating that it was probably used as a precision crushing ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392107 (stock #4227)
Lower Paleolithic, probably Heidelberg Man, proto-axe on a pebble. Flint, in excellent condition, height 4 1/8". Legal find from Reculver Cliffs, Kent, UK. A very old, simple hard-hammer percussion proto-axe. The pebble itself is almost entirely intact with the removal of a few flakes to give a chopping edge. In my opinion the missing flake on the right side of the lithic (picture to the left in the image) is later damage. Otherwise intact with a sea-tossed soft patina. Dates to approximat...