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
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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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1392182 (stock #4380)
Collection of five Gaden Tangka Tibetan coins minted between 1840 and 1930. Frequently (and erroneously) called Dalai Lama coins which were struck as presentation gifts to monks in the late 1940s- were made of pure silver), these are approximately 70% silver mixed with 30% copper. The most common issues are from 1897 to 1925 and will date these as such. Reference: Oriental Numismatics Society, Occasional Paper #17, N.G. Rhodes 1983. These are quite attractive pieces with Tibetan script on side a...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392080 (stock #3765)
A large, hefty and very sculptural lower Paleolithic chopper. Flint, in excellent condition with a creamy white calcified patina. height 4 3/4", some remains of cortex. Auction Purchase. Very solid chopper with a deeply flaked distal end allowing for a great ergonomic hand placement at the proximal end. Heidelberg Man, dates to approximately 450,000-350,000 BCE. Sculpturally a beautiful lithic.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1391425 (stock #04168)
Chagall Lithographs VI (1980-1985): The size of Book: 13" L x 9 3/4" W x 1 1/4" Thick, 244 pages, 150 black & white plus color illustrations. Hardcover cloth binding in pictorial dust jacket and acetate. The condition of Book excellent with very little wear on edges. Volume VI: 1980-1985, 226 pages. English. hardcover with over 106 Illustrations. Published in the United States in 1986 by Crown Publisher, Inc. New York. Translated from French by John Ottaway. Mnufactured in Italy. 1st American Ed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1391257 (stock #11/22/18)
Kettyantique
$650.00
Beautiful Herend Chinese Bouquet Green 10.3/8 in diameter set of 10 plate Is in very good condition with No damage. Very fine clean condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390574 (stock #4339)
Beautiful circa 600CE Pyu coin with srivatsa (temple) and celestial symbols and rising sun, on reverse 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. These are still in use amongst the hilltribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1.1cm see last enlargement for reference to the closest one I could find. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1390524 (stock #02240K)
Fini, catalog book for Livre d'images of Leonor
The size of Book: 10 3/4" x 14 1/2.
The condition of Book: Excellent. There are few minor Ink spots on upper side of Fini's name.
The lower backside book has little dent on the edge as third photo of book cover show.
This is pre-published information book for 12 pieces Original Lithographs done by Leonor Fini. The photos of art works in this book done in Offset Lithograph. This book does not contain any of Original Lithograph b...
A simply extraordinary and utterly unique matched pair of stunning Unheated, untreated rubies from Mozambique weighing 4.05ct total. The colour - and fully certificated as such - is the famed ‘Pigeon’s Blood’ red of yore, the most sought after and valuable of all ruby colours and, indeed, of all coloured gemstones. Both stones are a very good match colour wise to each other. Shape is also a good match with the stone on the right marginally ‘fatter’. Both stones are eye clean table up a...
An absolutely gorgeous unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 1.02ct. Gorgeous shade of vivid red, the ruby hue which is normally associated with the most vivid lustre, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, astonishingly, almost but not quite eye clean table up - overall clarity is extremely good for the genre - unheated ruby from this origin will inevitably have multiple inclusions but this one is exceptionally clean for the gem type indeed. Lustre and brilliance...
n absolutely gorgeous unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 1.01ct. Gorgeous shade of vivid red with a typical purplish secondary hue, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, astonishingly, almost but not quite eye clean table up - overall clarity is truly excellent for the genre - unheated ruby from this origin will inevitably have multiple inclusions but this one is exceptionally clean for the gem type indeed. Lustre and brilliance are exceptional and lustre is s...
A simply exceptional, rare and completely untreated/unheated Sapphire probably from Sri Lanka weighing an impressive 3.49ct. The colour is a stunning almost pure hue of medium blue, not too light and not too dark, just as blue sapphire should be and near to as good as blue sapphire gets - extremely lovely indeed. The gem has truly excellent clarity and is virtually eye clean and almost loupe clean as well, with the exception of a couple of tiny feathers and fingerprints and a tiny swathe of ‘s...
A simply exceptional, rare and completely untreated/unheated Sapphire probably from Sri Lanka weighing an impressive 3.73ct. The colour is a stunning almost pure hue of medium blue, not too light and not too dark, just as blue sapphire should be and near to as good as blue sapphire gets - extremely lovely indeed. The gem has truly excellent clarity and is virtually eye clean and almost loupe clean as well, with the exception of a couple of tiny feathers and fingerprints and a tiny swathe of ‘s...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390027 (stock #1395)
4 small Neanderthal scrapers on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Heights between 1 1/2" and 2". Legal surface finds. Nice group of smaller and more delicate scrapers, all on lovely flakes of the famous Fontmaure jasper. The lithic to the right also has a couple of pronounced notches. All date to 80,000- 50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390026 (stock #2428)
A group of 4 Neanderthal multi-tools on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all 4 are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Legal surface finds. Heights between 2" and 2 3/4". Interesting variety of multi-tool that are comprised of points, various scraper edges, notches, a burin and sharper blade edges. All date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390025 (stock #3688)
A group of 4 unusual multitools from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all 4 are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Legal surface finds. Heights between 1 1/2" and 2". Interesting study group that are a bit hard to classify. The lithic to the right could be considered a point or borer, and it has a clearly retouched scraper edge. Second from the right has a broad notch and an end scraper, with a gorgeous patina. Second from the left has a large, notched convex scraper, while the lith...