Lot 116: c. 1740-80s Collection of Nine (9) Colonial Era Native American Fur Trade Items
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
18th Century Native American Fur Trade Group
c. 1740-80s, 18th Century Colonial Era, Collection of 9, Native American Fur Trade Items, Fine to Very Fine.
An interesting and diverse lot or collection of 9 American Fur Trade Artifacts said to have been found in upstate New York. Sold "as is" this group consists of a string of white, black and blue trade beads measuring almost 12" long with 135 beads total, an engraved metal cross, 2" x 1.25", missing it's stringing loop, a 1.75" brass awl, a large designed bead, brass tack and three copper bell fragments, and a 1" x 1.25" pendant that looks to be made from a copper sheet. (9 items).