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Updated on November - 23 - 2011

 




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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 -
5 3/4 Inches
Width -
4 Inches

Illinois 3/4 Grooved Axe
An attractive example showing a impressive polish over the entire surface. A highly collectible Axe which was recovered in Franklin County Illinois.
Personal find of the Ex. Bill Withrowe collection.


$ SOLD $







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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-17

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-18

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-19

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-20

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-21

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-22

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-24

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-25

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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