All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1352150 (stock #2455)
Beautiful Neanderthal flake core found in an ancient river-bed of the Creuse River near Grand-Pressigny, France. Legal surface find. Flint, height 4 3/8". extremely old and beautifully patinated flake core on caramel colored flint. In excellent condition with no modern damage. Date to approximately 120,000-80,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1351941 (stock #2393)
4 Danish Mesolithic blades, Ertebolle-Ellerbek ("Kitchen Midden") culture. Flint, heights between 3 3/4" and 4 7/8". From a lot of Danish blades purchased at auction. All in excellent condition. The first and fourth blades both have finely worked notches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1351939 (stock #3158)
Interesting group of 5 various tools from NW Adams County, Lima Lakes bottomlands area, Illinois. Legal finds from a construction site (details of find history are quite interesting and can be sent on request as it is too long to include here). Chert, heights between 2 3/8" and 2 3/4". All 5 tools are remarkably well worked and in excellent condition. The second from the left is a particularly interesting and complex multi-tool...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351938 (stock #3066)
3 Neanderthal multi-tools on irregular Levallois flakes. From Fontmaure, France. Jasper, heights between 2 3/4" and 3 7/8". Legal surface finds. All in excellent condition. A fine grouping of ultra-thin irregular Levallois flakes, each with a variety of different, retouched blade and scraper edges. Beautiful Fontmaure jasper
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351937 (stock #2279)
Neanderthal biface hand axe. Flint, 3 1/4" by 2 1/2". Grand-Pressigny, France. Legal surface find. One small recent chip, slightly visible on left hand photo about 1/3 down on right. Exquisite, smaller hand axe on a soft, grey-brown semi-translucent flint. Beautifully executed lithic, with multiple different tool edges and a highly refined ergonomic form. Lovely axe!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351936 (stock #2784)
Neolithic blade core from the Grand-Pressigny region, France. Flint, 5 3/8"x 4 1/2". Legal surface find. Beautiful, large and sculptural blade core from the Neolithic period on the famous, caramel colored Grand-Pressigny region flint. Excellent condition. Dating to approximately 5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1351871 (stock #BKS-001)
JJ Oriental
$3,600.00
A very rare and limited edition of six complete jade books in Chinese. Each volume features large and clear, beautiful color photos of rare jades that represent each period in Chinese history. The back pages of each book contain detailed descriptions of each jade. Excellent reference books for study and enjoyment. Vol. 1) Earliest Jades Vol. 2) Shang / Western Zhou Vol. 3) Spring & Autumn Period / Warring States Vol. 4) Qin/Han/Southern & Northern Dynasties Vol...
Stunning purplish red Burma Ruby 2.99ct, truly excellent clarity, rare and gorgeous colour, fully GIA certificated
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351811 (stock #2031)
4 Mesolithic tools from South Wiltshire, England. All legal surface finds. Beautiful, variegated flint, heights between 1 7/8" and 2 1/2". All in excellent condition. These tools represent a number of different tools: on the left a backed concave and convex scraper with 2 burins, next a convex scraper on a flake, third is a double blade with traces of cortex, and on the right a burin with 2 denticulate or saw edges.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351810 (stock #2889)
3 Mesolithic/Neolithic scrapers from Manor Farm, Eccles Road, Quindenham, Norfolk, Norwich, England. From an auction lot of a large group of archaeological finds from Manor Farm. Flint, heights between 1 3/4" and 2". Excellent condition. 3 beautifully crafted smaller scrapers on gem-like, lustrous glossy black flint. Lovely group.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351809 (stock #3133)
A group of 5 German Neolithic blades. I purchased these as part of an old German collection. No further information on them other than that they were found at a site on the Kleiner Ploner See (Little Ploner Lake) in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Flint, heights between 2 3/8" and 3 7/8". One minor chip on the 2nd blade from the right in the photo, otherwise intact. Lovely gem-like patina on beautifully colored flint. These are Neolithic blades.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351805 (stock #3106)
4 different flake tools found at Manor farm, Eccles Road, Quindenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England. From an auction lot of a large group of Manor farm archaeological finds. Flint, heights between 1 7/8" and 2 1/2". All in excellent condition. Nice variety of tools comprised of burins and scrapers. 3 on a fine, smoky-black flint, one on a variegated grey-brown flint. Gem-like patina.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351804 (stock #2888)
3 tiny and attractive Neolithic discoid scrapers, found at Manor Farm, Eccles Road, Quindenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England. From an auction purchase of a large group of material from Manor Farm. Flint, heights between 1" and 1 1/4". Excellent, gem-like examples of micro-scrapers on beautiful smoky black and brown flint. Date to approximately 5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351803 (stock #1313)
A group of 6 Danish Mesolithic blades from the Ertebolle-Ellerbek ("Kitchen Midden") culture. Flint, lengths between 2" and 3 1/4". The largest blade has a chip at the proximal end. All others are intact. All have retouched edges, making for a variety of blade or sickle type tools. Beautiful, variegated and semi-translucent flint. Dating to 5300-3900 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1351802 (stock #2438)
Beautifully colored Neanderthal backed blade. Surface find, Marbach, Germany. Chert, height 2 5/8". One small chip visible on the blade edge. Dating to approximately 50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
shipping included
Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351529 (stock #3299)
3 fine Neanderthal tools, one a blade with a burin and 2 multi-tools with various scraper edges. Fontmaure, France, jasper, heights between 2 3/8" and 3 3/8". Legal surface finds, all in excellent condition. Lovely patina on these 3. Approximately dating to 50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351525 (stock #1356)
Two lovely Neanderthal convergent scrapers with burins. Fontmaure, France, jasper, heights 2 1/4" and 2 1/2". Excellent condition with no modern damage. Purchased at auction with no collection data. "Convergent" scraper refers to the worked scraper edges converging on a point, usually but not always resulting in a burin. The burin was an important tool during the Paleolithic as it was frequently employed to score bones and obtain bone marrow, a vital source of iron...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350965 (stock #2484)
Neolithic core hammer stone, Linear Band Pottery Culture, Bavaria. Flint, height 2 1/2". Approximately 5000 BCE. Excellent condition, gooid signs of overall usage, fine, creamy white patina with no damage. Lovely geometric quality to this hammer stone which the photographs do not do justice to. Dating to approximately 5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350963 (stock #2294)
Neanderthal biface handaxe "a gibbosite". Flint, height 4 3/8". Fine axe, excellent condition. "A gibbosite" refers to a biface axe with a protuberance or extension along one edge, probably used as a crushing tool or hammer. If you look at the photo, you can see this on the left side of the left-hand photo as a slight extension that terminates as a flat edge...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350960 (stock #2280)
Large Neanderthal multi-tool on flake, flint, height 4 1/2". Good overall condition with one small chip. Beautiful patina on a semi-translucent flint. The various edges of this tool have been reworked, giving it a variety of different types of scraper/saw edges. Surface find, Grand-Pressigny region, France. Approximate dates 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350958 (stock #3183)
Neolithic hammer stone, flint, height 2 1/4". Fine and intact example of a hammer stone, the tool used to make stone tools. Excellent condition, showing all-over work patina. This came from an old English collection, I have no source data on it. I would estimate it to date to 4500-3500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350957 (stock #2314)
Neanderthal partial biface hand axe, flint, height 3 13/16". Elegant handaxe in flawless condition, with fine patina. Found in a dried ancient riverbed of the Creuse River near Grand-Pressigny, France. This axe probably dates back to somewhere around 250,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350949 (stock #2249)
Neolithic "Livre du Beurre" blade core. Flint, height 9 1/4". Excellent condition, beautiful caramel colored flint. Found in a river bed near Barrou, France. Very sculptural stone. From approx. 4500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1350946 (stock #2352)
Neanderthal lanceolate biface hand axe, flint height 5 1/8". Surface find, Leugny, France. Beautiful, bicolor hand axe, excellent condition with one small modern chip. Fine ground patina. 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1350676 (stock #9501)
A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1349947 (stock #SHK19861118)
L'Asie Exotique
$480.00
The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday 18th November 1986 The T.Y...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1349946 (stock #9622150128)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,500.00
Chinese Bamboo Carving Part I & II A 2 Volume Set Author: Ip Yee & Laurence C.S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349459
Thrace, Apollonia Pontika, Mid to Late 4th Century BC, silver derham, (3.52 gm, 16X14 mm), nicely struck on a full broad flan, choice good very fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349458
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, S.2250 VAR, (8.40 gm, 22 mm), well struck on a nice full flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349457
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, BMC XXX VI.15, (8.03 gm, 21 mm), lovely struck on a nice full flan, choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349456
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, (8.48 gm, 21X19 mm), choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349455
Calabria, Tarentum 350-300 BC, Silver Didrachm (6.45 gm, 22 mm), nicely struck on a broad flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348750 (stock #jesusab)
From the author of the acclaimed historical novel, The Matthias Scroll, comes this nonfiction advance in Gospel interpretation. As fresh translations and undeniable inference open the Christianizing shells of lore and legend, a complete biography of Jesus emerges...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348478
Kings of Persis, Vadfardad (Autophardes II), Early to mid 2nd century BC, Silver dirham, (3.49 gm, 16 mm), Sharply struck from the very high relief dies, Choice FDC, and lustrous, Sunrise 576.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348477
ITALY, VENICE. GIOVANNI SORANZO. 1312-1328. AR GROSSO, (2.11gm, 21mm), Sharply strike on a nice full flan, in choice extremely fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1348475
SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 2 FRANCS coin, dated 1939, (10 gm, 27mm), CHOICE UNC, in LUSTROUS condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348472
Sasanian Yazdgerd, 438-457 AD, Silver dirham, (4.14 gm, 30 mm), GW mint (Gorgan), Lovely strike on a nice full broad flan, Die break on the reverse, Choice extremely fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348094 (stock #holylandb)
Venus Galleries
$175.00
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)

Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347966
QAJAR DYNASTY, Fath Ali Shah. 1212-1250 AH. (1797-1834). Gold One Toman (4.60 gm; 23 mm). Khoy mint, dated 1239 AH. Lovely strike and rare. Choice Superb EF and rare. AU with a full luster and rare in this condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347965
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS, Vadfradad, AUTOPHRADATES I, EARLY-MID 2ND CENTURY BC, SILVER OBOL, (0.76 gm, 9 mm), SUNRISE 5877 VAR, in choice almost EF AND LIGHTLY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347963
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS. UNCERTAIN KING I, EARLY 2ND CENTURY BC. SILVER HEAVY DRACHM, (1.94 gm, 12 mm), SUNRISE 578, LOVELY STRUKE FROM THE HIGHT RELIEF DIES, in choice superb extremely fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347962
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. PEROZ I, AD. 457/9–484 . SILVER DRACHM coin, (4.16 gm, 28mm), CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE AND TONED, DIE BREAK ON THE OBVERSE otherwise in choice VF and toned in condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347959
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. ARDASHIR III. AD. 628-630. SILVER DRACHM, MINT YAZD, YEAR 3, (4.18 gm, 32 mm), SUNRISE 997 VAR, CHOICE EF, UNPUBLISHED, in lightly toned condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347958
Offered is a U.S. LIBERTY, FIVE CENTS BUFFALO 1937, (5.12 gm, 21mm), NICKEL, CHOICE BU, in BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1700 item #1347957
Offered is a U.S. PILGRIM TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1620-1920, CHOICE UNC, (12.56 gm, 30mm), in LIKELY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347956
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347952
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THICK coin, 1825-1925, (18.30 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347951
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THIN coin, 1825-1925, (12.20 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347950
Offered is a QAJAR AHMAD SHAH, DATED 1332, SILVER 2000 DINAR coin , (9.16 gm, 27 mm), MINOR DIE BREAK ON OBVERSE AND REVERSE, OTHERWISE WELL STRIKE, in choice uncirculated condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1900 item #1347946
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.70 gm, 27mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1900 item #1347944
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.60 gm, 28mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347934
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 3 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 534, (16.72 gm, 33 mm),in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347933
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 2 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 532, (11.04 gm, 28 mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347932
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 2 FRANC, DATED 1915, (10.04 gm, 27 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-845.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347930
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 1 FRANC, DATED 1917, (15.02 gm, 23 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-844.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347929
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1944, (15.00 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347927
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1948, (14.09 gm, 31mm), CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347926
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1969, (15.08 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.