Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Gwynneville, IN, United States
DoneSat, Sep 30, 2006 1:00 PM GMT
Prehistoric Artifact Auction, T&T Artifacts
T&T Archaeological Consulting and Brent H. Fuchs Auctioneering (ID#AU1044390) are pleased to offer artifacts from two old time collections. Many choice artifacts from the E.L. Hossa collection will be featured in this sale. Mr. Hossa collected for over 50 years, with many of his artifacts being personal finds. MANY OF THE ARTIFACTS IN THIS AUCTION HAVE BEEN PICTURED IN PROMINENT JOURNALS, BOOKS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS (Prehistoric American, Central States Archaeological Journal, Ohio Archaeologist, Hothem's books, Lutz' Bannerstone Book, Hathcock's books, The Meuser Collection, etc.) A LARGE NUMBER OF THE PIECES HAVE BEEN AUTHENTICATED BY THE MOST HIGHLY REGARDED AUTHENTICATORS IN THE COUNTRY (Tom Davis, Bill Jackson, Ken Partain, Maury Meadows, Dwain Rogers, Roy Motley, Tony Putty, Greg Perino, Jerry Dickey). This diverse sale will offer prehistoric flint, stone and pottery artifacts - arrowheads, axes, Mississippian pottery, pipes, bannerstones, birdstones and much more. Historic artifacts including beaded bags, effigy pipes and Eskimo baskets are also in this sale. Artifacts from the beginner to the advanced collector will be offered - including artifacts once in prestigious collections such as Earl Townsend, Byron Knoblock, Dr. Young, Billy Bush, Dr. Gordon Meuser, Hubert Wachtel, Fred Marsh, Ben Thompson and Rick Fitzgerald. Highlights of the sale include a Doublenotched Bannerstone from the Wachtel Collection, Ed Buel's finest Etley, four superb Etleys from the Harry Franke Collection, Stanley Walter's best Birdstone, CT Love's Rattlesnake Spud, a very fine Dovetail from the Max Shipley Collection and some fine slate from the Hossa Collection.