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Updated on October - 02 - 2016

 




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Item # H A-1

Length - 6 1/8 Inches
Width -
4 1/4 Inches


Full Grooved Indiana Axe
A large example in great condition showing a wide hafting groove with a sharp bit section and nice use polish.
Ex. Lionel Beasy, Ex. Darrell Largen, Ex. Whalen collection


$350.00






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Item # H A-2

Length -
4 3/4 Inches
Width -
3 1/4 Inches

York County Pennsylvania Full Grooved Axe
A well made symmetrical balanced Axe with a nice over all polish which was recovered by George and Don Deller during the early 1900's along the Doe Run Creek in Wellsville, York County Pennsylvania.
Ex. Deller, Ex. Whalen collection.


$225.00







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Item # H A-3

Length -
4 Inches
Width -
2 3/8 Inches

Fine Iowa Keokuk Axe "Motley COA"
A highly collectable, hard to come by Axe type. A well made, classic shaped piece showing a symmetrical balanced form with a impressive use-polish and super sharp bit section. A few minor plow scars but still a fine example and solid investment. Recovered in Wapello County Iowa. COA dated 10 - 14 - 02
Ex. Cecil & Emit Hewitt, Ex. Thomas Franchina collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-4

Length - 4 1/8 Inches
Width -
2 1/4 Inches


Full Grooved Arkansas Axe
A exceptionally well made, highly developed example in great condition other than a few surface dings from a plow to one side. A fine Axe that displays well which was recovered in the early 1960's in Saline County Arkansas.
Ex. Dub Grant collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-5

Length -
6 5/8 Inches
Width -
4 1/8 Inches

Full Grooved Indiana Axe
A well made, symmetrical balanced Axe with minor surface scratches from being rolled in the field be a plow but still displays well. A fine example recovered in 1965 by Robert Smith at Reynolds Indiana in White County.
Ex. Smith, Ex. Charles Largen, Ex. Darrell Largen collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-6

Length -
4 3/8 Inches
Width -
2 1/4 Inches

Investment Grade Illinois Keokuk Axe "Meadows COA"
A highly collectable rare Axe type showing a symmetrical balanced form with an impressive over all polish and super sharp bit section. A fine investment grade example with no modern damage. Small ancient divot on the Poll side which is polished over. Recovered in Brown County Illinois. COA dated 01 - 08 - 04.
Ex. David Janes, Ex. Herb Mangold collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-7

Length -
8 1/8 Inches
Width -
5 1/2 Inches

Giant 3/4 Grooved Illinois Axe
Awesome big old 3/4 Grooved Axe in fantastic condition given the size. Great over all workmanship with a balanced form, nice wide polished hafting groove and a sharp bit section exhibiting a couple of minor ancient dings which are polished over from use. Truly a very impressive Axe for any hardstone collection. Recovered in Adams Co. Illinois.
Ex. Fred Groseclose collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-8

Length -
9 3/8 Inches
Width -
3 7/8 Inches

Awesome 9+ Inch Illinois 3/4 Grooved Axe "Pictured"
An outstanding example of the 3/4 Grooved axe which was pictured in Lar Hothems Indian Artifacts Of The Midwest, page 198, edition 4. At the time of printing in 2001 the value of this Axe was $985.00. Over all in great condition with a symmetrical balanced form and tapered bit. Truly an attractive Axe showing an impressive polish and just a fine investment piece.
Ex. Chester Trulock, Ex. Gerry Rawnus, Ex. Larry Lantz collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-9

Length -
9 3/4 Inches
Width -
4 1/16 Inches

Huge Full Grooved Connecticut Axe
A hard to come by big old Full Grooved Axe showing some minor surface scratches from a plow with a ding to the bit section. Great over all workmanship with a balanced shape and exhibiting a wide deep hafting groove. Truly a very impressive Axe which was recovered in South Windsor Connecticut in the 1950's by Kip Sheppard on there families tobacco farm.
Ex. Kip Sheppard, Ex. Howard Bruce Greene collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-10

Length -
6 1/8 Inches
Width -
4 Inches

Impressive Ohio 3/4 Grooved Axe
A fine investment grade 3/4 grooved Axe showing a symmetrical balanced form with a wide, deep hafting groove, flat bottom side and nice over all polish.
Ex. Whalens-Artifacts collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-11

Length -
4 1/8 Inches
Width -
2 7/16 Inches

Nice Arkansas Full Grooved Axe
An attractive colored Axe showing a symmetrical form with a sharp bit section. A fine example showing a few surface dings from being struck by a plow but still displays well. This Axe was recovered in the 1960's in Saline County Arkansas.
Personal find of the Ex. Dub Grant collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-12

Length -
6 1/2 Inches
Width -
5 1/4 Inches

Fabulous Pennsylvania Full Grooved Wide Bit Axe
A well made big ole impressive Axe showing a deep hafting groove with raised ridges. A fine investment and example of the Wide Bit Axe which was recovered in Limestoneville, Montour County Pennsylvania.
Catalog # 1 over 901, Ex. Tiffany collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-13

Length -
5 5/8 Inches
Width -
2 3/4 Inches

Beautiful Highly Polished Arizona Axe
An extremely well made Axe in great condition showing just a minor flea nip on the bit as seen in the pictures. Impressive over all workmanship with a wide, deep hafting groove and exhibiting an outstanding over all ancient use-polish. Truly a attractive example and a fine investment.
Ex. Shoe collection.


$ SOLD $

 






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Item # H A-14

Length -
6 3/4 Inches
Width -
4 7/8 Inches

Rare Pennsylvania 7/8 Grooved Axe
An impressive example of this hard to come by 7/8 Grooved Axe in great condition showing nice ancient use-ware. A fine investment for you Hard-stone collectors which was recovered in Pottstown Pennsylvania.
Ex. Scheffer, Ex. Howard Crain collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-15

Length -
4 3/4 Inches
Width -
2 5/8 Inches

Polished Full Grooved Arkansas Axe
A highly polished Axe showing no modern damage with nice ancient use-ware to the bit section. This fine Axe recovered in the 1960's in Salin County Arkansas.
Ex. Dub Grant collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-16

Length -
4 7/8 Inches
Width -
2 3/4 Inches

Nice 3/4 Grooved New Jersey Axe
An impressive example showing a nice use-polish to the sharp bit section. A fine East Coast Axe recovered in Cumberland County New Jersey.
Ex. William Dilkes collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-17br>
Length -
4 5/8 Inches
Width -
2 9/16 Inches

Nice Missouri 3/4 Grooved Axe
A well made, thin Axe at only one inch thick. A few minor surface dings to the sharp bit section otherwise in great condition showing a nice ancient use-polish. A fine old Axe recovered in Sugar Creek, Buchanan Co. Missouri.
Ex. Thomas Franchino collection.


$ SOLD $





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Item # H A-18r>
Length -
5 1/8 Inches
Width -
2 3/8 Inches

Illinois Keokuk Axe
An attractive black and white colored example with a greenish colored inclusion line wrapping around both sides. An impressive Axe in over all great condition showing a nice polish with a minor ancient ding near the bit as seen in the pictures. This piece was recovered in Schuyler County Illinois.
Ex. Glen Hanning collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-199r>
Length -
4 3/4 Inches
Width -
3 Inches

Polished Michigan 3/4 Grooved Axe
A fine investment grade Axe in great condition showing just a few very minor surface scratches, "not really worth mentioning". An impressive example exhibiting a fairly wide and deep hafting groove with nice over all ancient use-polish.
Ex. Grogitsky collection, pictured in Who's Who in Indian Relics #2.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-20r>
Length -
4 9/16 Inches
Width -
2 7/8 Inches

Highly Devoloped 3/4 Grooved Ohio Axe
A well made Axe showing a wide deep hafting groove, sharp bit section with a flat poll end and bottom side that allows this piece to stand up for display. An impressive example of the 3/4 grooved Axe exhibiting an outstanding over all ancient use-polish. This fine Axe was recovered in Licking County Ohio.
Ex. John Lutz collection.


$ SOLD $

 






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Item # H A-21r>
Length -
5 1/2 Inches
Width -
3 1/8 Inches

Classic 3/4 Grooved Pennsylvania Axe
A well made classic shaped example of the Pennsylvania 3/4 Grooved Axed. An impressive piece showing nice ancient use-ware with a weathered surface. Recovered in Millersburg, Dauphin County Pennsylvania.
Ex. Dr. Armold collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-22r>
Length -
5 7/8 Inches
Width -
3 9/16 Inches

Nice 3/4 Grooved Tennessee Axe
A highly collectable artifact in great condition showing just a few minor surface scratches from a plow. Impressive over all workmanship showing a symmetrical balanced form with a nice ancient use-polish to the hafting groove and bit section. A fine example which was recovered in Hardin County Tennessee.
Ex. Gary Noel collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-23

Length -
4 1/16 Inches
Width -
3 1/16 Inches

Nice Indiana Full Grooved Axe
A well made, attractive Axe in over all great condition showing just a few minor ancient impact ding to the bit section. A fine example which was recovered at Tippecanoe Lake in Leesburg Indiana, Kosciusko County.
Ex. Chris Schenkel (ABC News Caster) Ex. John Baldwin collection.


$ SOLD $

 




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Item # H A-24r>
Length -
7 1/4 Inches
Width -
3 5/16 Inches

Nice Ohio Elongated 3/4 Grooved Axe
A fine example showing the classic elongated bit section. A well made Axe exhibiting a symmetrical balanced form with a sharp bit section. This piece has surface scratches from being rolled by a farmers plow but still is a highly collectable good ole artifact.  which was recovered in Richland County Ohio.
Ex. Steve House collection.


$ SOLD $

 






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Item # H A-25r>
Length -
6 1/2 Inches
Width -
3 1/2 Inches

Rare 3/4 Grooved Indiana Off Set Poll Axe
A hard to come by Axe type not often seen for sale showing the classic off set Poll end. An impressive example exhibiting a symmetrical balanced form with nice hafting polish to the groove. A fine Axe that stands up on the flat bottom side for displaying which was recovered in Sullivan County Indiana.
Ex. Gary Noel collection.


$ SOLD $

 


 

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