Prehistoric and Historic Artifacts and Collectibles
By The Artifact Company
Jan 15, 2022
209 W. Main St. Mt. Sterling, KY 40353, United States

We are kicking off the 2022 Auction season with our first sale with Now you can participate in the auction directly through our website or via! This sale features three nice consignments of material including Western High Plains, Great Basin, Midwestern Flint and stone artifacts along with a selection of PreColumbian artifacts and Columbia River Gempoints! Many pieces have multiple older papers from respected authenticators. There is also a selection of variety items and books in this sale. Coming soon we will have a fantastic Vintage Toy Auction with a near complete collection of Dinky Toy Miniatures, Trains, Whirligigs, and other rare toys from the 1940's-1970's. 
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LOT 46:

Extremely Well Made 4 5/8" Obsidian Knife

Sold for: $75
Start price:
$ 50
Estimated price :
$250 - $400
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Extremely Well Made 4 5/8" Obsidian Knife
Pre-Columbian, Colima, Mexico, ca. 300 BC to 300 AD. Fine blade with a long extended needle tip. Likely started life as a bi-pointed knife and with use and resharpening damaged and ended up hafted. Exhibits the highest quality meticulous early flaking and great symmetry. Ex- Dr. David Harner Collection. Former director at the Gilcrease Museum along with Gregory Perino.