All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413769 (stock #4420)
A mode 2 lower Paleolithic biface axe, Heidelberg Man. Flint, in excellent condition, with an amazing, glasslike ground patina. Legal surface find from Grand-Pressigny, France. 4 7/8"x 3 1/4". There is one ancient chip missing, the gap totally patinated, and as this is on the distal end it is indicative of having occurred early on during use. Dates to approx. 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413768 (stock #3802)
Beautifully sculptural Neanderthal core, which bears traces of having been used as a chopping or crushing tool. Flint, in excellent condition with a glossy ground patina. Grand-Pressigny region, France, legal surface find. 4 1/2"x 3 1/2". Dates to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413766 (stock #4475)
Mode I lower Paleolithic pebble chopper on a flint nodule. Excellent condition with semi-glossy ground patina, 3 1/2"x 2 3/4". Ex. collection Hermann Mayer, Germany. A lovely Clactonian pebble chopper. These are rare tools, and in my experience, this particular typology is more indicative of Homo Erectus than Homo Heidelbergensis. Lovely caramel colored flint from the Grand-Pressigny region in France. Dates to approx. 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1413551
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$95.00
Wilshire Theater "The Oldest Living Graduate " Henry Fonda signature. Signed on the front with an illegible inscription. Carl laemmle Jr autograph collection. 7.24" 4.25"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1413201 (stock #6275)
Beautiful circa 600CE to 700CE Pyu coins. The larger coin has a srivatsa (temple), on one side and celestial symbol and rising sun, on the other- 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. The smaller one, also pierced, has a bhadrapitha – pedestal for a deity and srivatsa, and is from Sri Ksetra. ¼ unit D: 8mm. These are still in use amongst the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1412934 (stock #921)
Rare Antique Book The Anatomy of the Horse by George Stubbs 1899 Published by Gibbings and Company, Limited,in London in 1899, from the original copper plates of the 18 images. The book is large, measuring 17 3/8" by 11 1/2" and has 147+ pages. The paper is quite heavy, the Plates of horse anatomy are fine and clear, the binding is red cloth with green-gray spine and gold lettering. This is a rare edition, with few ever available on the market...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1980 item #1412783
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$395.00
Carl Laemmle Jr sig collection , 3 Arthur Goldberg 1 Hubert Humphrey . Hubert signature on the front of a Senate envelope Apr 1974 addressed to Laemmle Jr. 2 Arthur J Goldberg signatures on velum and one on a United nations stationery . Total 4 signature pieces.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1412736 (stock #6251)
Fine silver hemidrachm with lion forepart and quadripartite reverse with symbols, from Cherronesos, Thrace circa 400BCE. D: 12mm, 2.4grams. Free shipping, via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : United States : Pre 1940 item #1412212 (stock #2362)
This is a 1936 Indian Head / Buffalo Nickel, 5 Cents, U.S. Coin.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1411882 (stock #3347)
Bronze City Coin of Tyre, Head of Caracalla, 198 - 217 CE. 1 1/8" diameter. Ex: B. Rhodes collection, Florida. Caracalla, Latin: Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Augustus; 4 April 188 – 8 April 217), formally known as Antoninus ruled as Roman emperor from 198 to 217 AD. He was a member of the Severan dynasty, the elder son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. Co-ruler with his father from 198, he continued to rule with his brother Geta, emperor from 209, after their father's death in 211...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1411825 (stock #4419)
Lower Paleolithic chopping tool, Heidelberg Man, from Grand Pressigny, France. Flint, height 5". Legal surface find in excellent condition. Exceptional, glass-like ground patina. Interesting, hefty tool with good evidence of use as a chopper along two of the edges. This is a partial biface lithic, hard hammer percussion, with a good area of cortex remaining on one side. A very early example of a Mode 2 (Acheulean) tool. Dates to 605,000-350,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1411058
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.65 grams.

Condition: Nice VF, compact flan, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1411057
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb early style Rhodian Didrachm with a classical portrait of Helios.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.73 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered with light tone.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1410974 (stock #6224)
Fine silver rupee, form the Princely State of Hyderabad 1919, Mir Usman Ali. D: 28mm, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410832
An exceptional large flan and beautiful Salonina bronze or billon tetradrachm, Egypt, Alexandria!

Year 13 (265/266 AD). Potin Tetradrachm (11.16 gm). KORNHLIA CALWNEINA CEB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak; palm branch left, L IG right. Köln 2973; Dattari 5347; Milne 4122; Curtis 1634

Condition: Near EF, spread flan nice metal and heavy weighing 11,16 grams.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410831
An exceptional bronze Semis, from Antioch in Syria, under Nero. 54-68 AD.

The bronze feature the emperor Nero left facing and SC, with hard dark apple green patina and loose redish dessert dirt.

Weight: 6,82 grams

Condition: EF, an eye-pleaser.

Ex Roma Numismatics
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410827
EGYPT, Alexandria. Philip II. As Caesar, AD 244-247.

Dated RY 4 of Philip I (AD 246/247). Bareheaded and cuirassed bust right / Philip II on horseback right, right hand raised, holding scepter over shoulder with left; L ∆ (date) across field. Köln 2791; Dattari (Savio) 5016; K&G 76.35; Emmet 3588.4 (as Caesar).

Condition: Choice VF, dark brown patina.

Ex. Norvegian private collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410814
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.8 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered on a compact flan, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410811
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.75 grams.

Condition: VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410810
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in a wonderful style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right. E-Y below.

Weight: 6.64 grams.

Condition: Choice Near EF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410809
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.72 grams.

Condition: VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410808
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.71 grams.

Condition: Nice VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410806
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.76 grams.

Condition: Good VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Hoard bought at Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410675 (stock #6220)
Silver coin from the reign of Emperor Trajan, 101-102 CE. Obv: Imperial Caeser wearing a laurel wreath, Rev: Mars advancing holding a spear and trophy. D: 17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1910 item #1410422 (stock #6216)
Good silver coin from Xinjiang, Kashgar mint, 3 miscal denomination- Guangxu reign 1902. approximately 10 grams, diameter 26mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1410349 (stock #6213)
Lovely Nepalese silver “mohar” from the reign of Jaya Vira Mahindra, Malla 1715. D: 24mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1837 VR item #1408883 (stock #6199)
Collection of 10 Nordom I Cambodia 1835-1904 CE billon uniface coins with Hamsa bird. D: 11mm to 13mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408530 (stock #6185)
Good silver Parthian drachma, 147-191 CE with Very legible bust of bearded man wearing a tiara and reverse standing archer. D:17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408469 (stock #6180)
Large bronze coin from the last Scythian King in Ghadhara, Azes II, 15-12 BCE. There is a Buddhist lion one side and Hindu “Brahma” bull on the other. bD: 24mm. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1408194 (stock #2349)
This is an ART INTERNATIONAL Magazine IX / 1 from 1965. It has 53 pages and it is black and white. It has articles in English, French, Italian, and German. It measures about 9 1/2" X 13 1/2" ( 24.2 cm X 34.4 cm ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408130 (stock #6173)
Macedonia- silver drachm. Nike standing on the prow of a galley and Posidon brandishing a trident..306-328 BCE. D: 14mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408057 (stock #6172)
Small coin from Samarkand circa 4th-5th CE, obol. Obv bearded and rev archer. Quirky little coin from a far away time and place. D: 7mm Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1407708
Published by the John Carter Brown Library in 1996,this book is one of 1500 copies. Rare manuscripts and books are illustrated. There is a black line along the bottom textblock; the cover is fine. No dustjacket. 147pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1407634
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$195.00
Rare antique Map of Alderney c1691 by Robert Morden with watercolor . Small scale map in nice condition framed and matted c19303s. Overall 9.75 by 6.5" map 5.25" by 3"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #1406372
A stated first edition, first impression dated October 12, 1901. The green pictoral cloth cover is stained both on the front and back. There is also a water stain that runs along the upper page edge throughout the book (see title page). The pages are uncut and the book is illustated.Published by Scribner & Sons., NY.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Contemporary item #1406316 (stock #2019-52)
Longing for the days of glamour & white glove treatments? The silvery service coffee will brighten up your service. Or keep them ready for cocktails! The dealer that I bought them from wasn’t sure. And not being a heavy drinker, I thought they be just fun to use them for coffee or tea! Polished silver outside, easy to clean metal insides. Standing 11 3/4” tall. Both pots exactly the same, with same small designs on the sides...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1405903
A stated first edition published in 1972. The jacket shows some wear, the book is fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1405700
"Birds in Paradise" is the catalogue printed for the special exhibition of the same name at Van Cleef's L'Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts in 2019. The exhibition focused on jewelry inspired by birds and was drawn from two private collections and Van Cleef's heritage collection. The catalogue is printed entirely in color and features illustrations of about 100 jewels, as well as drawings and other source material for their design. It's completed with a series of scholarly essays...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1405237 (stock #08102)
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$200.00


NOTEBOOK OF MEDICAL STUDENT

Anonymous handmade notebook of medical student of Tokyo University, Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Detailed notes and illustrations taken on lecture by Japanese ink through 41 pages (plus 7 blank pages). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1405114 (stock #6138)
Six bronze rings from China circa pre Han Dynasty 200BCE. These appear to be excavated and were most likely trade items or primitive currency used by a non Chinese ethnic group like the Xiongnu or Ordos. D: 5.8cm to 6.5 cm weighing between 49 grams and 55 grams and seem to have a high copper content.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1405112 (stock #6136)
Two pieces of Lao Canoe money AKA Thai boat money. Kingdom of Lan Xang circa 18CE made of mostly copper. L: 7.9cm and 5.4cm respectively. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1405061 (stock #08100)
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$200.00


ONE PHOTO BOOK

Pre-war Showa period, early 20th century, Japan

Someone's old private photo album with 32 pieces of black-and-white photographs of Japanese women in kimono, children, and landscape (such as night views, temple, boats, forest road, station, waterfall, waterside sceneries, etc) taken by unknown skillful photographer with such good sense of composition like a professional, as more like an art photobook by the aesthetic inspiration.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1404785
An auction catalog from Sotheby's, New York. The cover shows some wear and smudging on the back and bottom spine, and there is a pencil mark and imprint of a gallery name on the title page. The lots (360) are featured in B+W. Estimates are noted.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1404763
A small illustrated softcover published in 1967 by Walker & Company, New York. The cover shows light wear with faint spotting. 63 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1404758
A soft cover catalog which show some wear at the spine. There were 217 lots in the auction including Medieval Works of Art, Renaissance Bronzes, Italian Maiolica, Ivories and Wood Carvings along with Renaissance Jewellery from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Wilshaw. No final tally sheet.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1404752
An oversized softcover published in 1993 by Benedikt Taschen and printed in Germany. Most of the 91 plates are in color. A chronology is listed in the back. The cover shows light wear. 96pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404716 (stock #05170)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 02

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404712 (stock #05169)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 01

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #Af138)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1404039
A soft cover book written by Lois Wasserspring and published in 2000 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. In fine condition, the book highlights several artists. 131pp. Like new.
A fine green specimen of Malachite. Malachite is a green copper mineral. It has a natural deep, shimmery green color and a magnificent form. Malachite, with its beautiful, rich green color, leaves no doubt of its importance as a jewel. Its opaque strength and power demands respect, mesmerizing the viewer. Yet the movement, flow and energy in its lines, circles and designs soothe and welcome. It was one of the first ores used to produce copper metal.

Dimensions: 8" X 7.5" X 2.5"
A sparkly rainbow Silicon Carbide specimen. Rainbow Carborundum is a crystal, with black spiked crystals, gorgeous rainbow-like luster, iridescent colors of green, blues, purple, pink, yellow, etc. The brown to black color results from iron impurities. Carborundum is known to be a master healer and a type of semi conductor.

Dimensions: 10.5" X 7.5" X10.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1402181 (stock #05162)
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$350.00


NATURE WORSHIP, STONE

The one form of Japanese folk religion intended for natural object. Sharp stone like an implement in the wooden box.

Box: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401868 (stock #2019-37)
A delightful handmade woven wicker wine bottle holder. A charming addition to any picnic! Measures 13” tall x 3 3/4” wide. Needs a good cleaning before you add the wine, or just use it as a flower holder. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please enjoy the additional photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401866 (stock #2019-36)
A charming handmade wicker double wine bottle holder with carrying handle! Amazingly made for display or picnic. Due to its age, it needs a good cleaning or just use it to hold your favorite flowers! Certainly an eye catcher for any entertaining! Size is 15 1/4” tall x with both bottles 7 1/2” wide. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please take a look at all the photos!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1401835
A selection of Late Roman - Byzantine Bronze Coins from the Ihnasiyah Hoard, Egypt, recovered by Charles Trick Currelly in 1906 and subsequently deaccessioned from the collections of the Royal Ontaria Museum in Toronto, Canada. Emperors Constantine I (Augustus, 306 - 312 A.D.) and Constans (Augustus, 337 - 350 A.D.) represented. Mints: Antioch, Cyzicus, Nicomedia and Rome reresented. Price is for One coin. Please inquire for specific details and more images.