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IMPORTANT ESTATE INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION. New London, Iowa IA

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Fraise Auction & Real Estate

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205 N Cottonwood, New London, Iowa, 52645. USA. tel: 319-367-5744

Date:
14th Sep, 2019
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IMPORTANT ESTATE INDIAN ARTIFACT AUCTION Featuring the Harold Boysen Collection SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2O19 AT 8:30 A.M. CST Located at the Fraise Auction Center, 205 N Cottonwood, New London, Iowa Directions: Conveniently located 7 miles east of Mount Pleasant, IA or 20 miles west of Burlington, IA just off Hwy. 34 on the east of New London. Lodging: Burlington: PZAZZ Hotel & Resort (319) 753-2964; Comfort Suites (319)753-1300; Fairfield Inn (319) 754-0000; Mount Pleasant: Super 8 (319) 385-8888; Quality Inn & Suites (319) 385-0571 EARLY PREVIEW/INSPECTION: Friday, September 13th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Doors open the day of the auction at 7:00 a.m. Harold Boysen (1937-2017) of Morning Sun, Iowa was a lifelong avid Native American artifact "hunter". He found his first arrowhead at the young age of 7. His collection is made up of personal finds that were found mostly in Louisa County but some were found in neighboring counties and states in his travels such as Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Western Illinois and Missouri. He also did a little traveling overseas where he acquired some of his pottery. There have been numerous articles written about his collection in various Central States Archaeological Journals and he has several pieces featured in Keokuk Axes by Bruce Filbrandt and in Prehistoric Artifacts of Iowa by Jim Roberson. Harold was also a founding member of the Hawkeye State Archaeological Society of Iowa and he loved displaying his collection at various artifact shows. This amazing collection features over 550 lots to include projectile points, a great selection of axes including several Keokuk axes that are featured in Keokuk Axes by Bruce Filbrandt, largest known pestle to have been found in Iowa, banner stones, celts, other stone tools, pendants, Mississippian & others pottery. Also selling will be display cases, many reference books and journals. Auctioneer's Note: Mark your calendars and make plans to attend as this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to add some of these unique items to your collection. For bidder's convenience the auction is being moved indoors to our climate-controlled auction center. This will be a live sit-down style auction with live internet bidding. Food and restroom will be available. TERMS: Cash or local check, Visa or Mastercard accepted (4%) processing charge on all credit card transactions. Current Photo DL/ID required to register to bid. 10% onsite buyers premium. 15% online/absentee buyers premium. Everything must be settled in full the day of the auction. Disclaimer: Every item will positively sell to the highest bidder without reserve. All sales will be final. Fraise Auction & Real Estate has attempted to accurately describe all items being sold, but all property offered for sale is strictly "AS IS, Where IS". Fraise Auction & Real Estate provides ample opportunity for buyers to thoroughly inspect goods to be sold. All purchases should be made on the buyer's own recognizance. All persons bidding in absentee who have not physically inspected the goods prior to the sale are also subject to these terms. There are no warranties expressed or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fraise Auction & Real Estate and its seller make no guarantee or warranty as to the authenticity of the merchandise, the correctness of the catalog, nor shall any description (oral or written) of age, condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, variety, provenance or historical reference be deemed a guarantee.

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Lot 1
 
Closed

3 3/4" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1975 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 2
 
Closed

5 3/4" Full groove axe

Found in 1958 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 3
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1968 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 4
 
Closed

4 1/2" Celt

Nick on blade. Found in 1965 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 5
 
Closed

2 3/4" Thebes-hafted scraper

Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 6
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1959 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 7
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1964 in Louisa County, IA. Excellent polish and nice shape.

Lot 8
 
Closed

Keokuk Axes hardback book

Book by Bruce Filbrandt. New, wrapped in original cellophane.

Lot 9
 
Closed

4 Celts

Some nicks. Found in Louisa County, IA. Largest is 3 1/2".

Lot 10
 
Closed

5" Reproduction Parkin Punctate 6 Handled Jar

Lot 11
 
Closed

6" Reproduction Parkin Punctate 7 Handled Jar

Lot 12
 
Closed

4 7/8" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to the base. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 13
 
Closed

3 1/8" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1975 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 14
 
Closed

5" Full groove axe

Damage to the bit. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 15
 
Closed

3 1/8" Thebes

Nice shape. Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 16
 
Closed

8" 3/4 groove axe

Nicks on bit.

Lot 17
 
Closed

3" Full groove axe

Nicks on bit. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 18
 
Closed

3 1/2" 3/4 groove quartz axe

Excelling striping. Found in Colorado.

Lot 19
 
Closed

5" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 20
 
Closed

3 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 21
 
Closed

10 Archaic & Woodland Arrowheads

Lot 22
 
Closed

3 1/2" Celt

Nice shape. Found in Des Moines County, IA.

Lot 23
 
Closed

2 1/4" Thebes-hafted scraper

Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 24
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Nicks on bit. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 25
 
Closed

5" Figurine

Origin unknown.

Lot 26
 
Closed

4 1/4" Speckled Granite Celt

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 27
 
Closed

8" Full groove axe

Chip on pole end. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 28
 
Closed

Toucan/Bird Whistle

South American

Lot 29
 
Closed

5 1/4" Speckled Granite Celt

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 30
 
Closed

4" Speckled Granite Celt

Nice shape. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 31
 
Closed

2 3/4" Thebes

Possibly reworked. Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 32
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Disc marks. Found in 1974 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 33
 
Closed

Assorted Pottery Bowls & Vessel

3 solid bowls, 1 damaged bowl and damaged redware effigy.

Lot 34
 
Closed

6 1/4" Full groove adze

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 35
 
Closed

5 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in acidic soil in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 36
 
Closed

5 7/8" Square Celt

Found in Fulton County, IL.

Lot 37
 
Closed

Approx. 19 Woodland & Archaic Arrowheads

Lot 38
 
Closed

5" 3/4 groove axe

Nick on blade. Found in 1958 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 39
 
Closed

5 1/4" 3/4 groove axe

Nick on blade. Found in 1974 in Colorado.

Lot 40
 
Closed

3" Thebes

Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 41
 
Closed

4" Diameter handheld grinding stone

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 42
 
Closed

Hopi 6" Southwest Vessel with Excellent Paint

Diameter of the opening is 4 7/8".

Lot 43
 
Closed

4 1/4" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to pole end. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 44
 
Closed

4 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 45
 
Closed

6" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 46
 
Closed

38 pc. lot of drills

2 are broken. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 47
 
Closed

4" Full groove axe

Found in Colorado.

Lot 48
 
Closed

3 1/4" Archaic corner notch

Ear is nicked. Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 49
 
Closed

Vertebrae with arrowhead stuck in it

Lot 50
 
Closed

6 3/4" Porphyry Celt

Nice shape. Found in 1979 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 51
 
Closed

3 1/4" Diameter handheld grinding stone

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 52
 
Closed

3" Miniature 3/4 groove axe

Nice shape. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 53
 
Closed

3 1/2" Celt

Extremely fine finish. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 54
 
Closed

5" Mud stone axe - chipped out

Found in Colorado.

Lot 55
 
Closed

3 Celts

Found in Louisa County, IA. Largest is 3 1/2".

Lot 56
 
Closed

4 1/2" Slate arrowhead

Found in Louisa County, IA. Possibly reworked.

Lot 57
 
Closed

Worked hematite - 9 pcs.

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 58
 
Closed

5 stone game balls

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 59
 
Closed

Handbook of American Indians

Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30, Part 2 N-Z.

Lot 60
 
Closed

3" Discoidal

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 61
 
Closed

Net weights - 7 pcs.

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 62
 
Closed

5 7/8" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 63
 
Closed

Mississippian Bowls - 6 1/2" D. & 7 1/2" D.

6 1/2" Diameter, 3" tall has pie crusted rim. 7 1/2" with pressure crack and rim chips, grayware pie crust is broken and glued...

Lot 64
 
Closed

4" Celt

Found in Iowa County, IA.

Lot 65
 
Closed

Approx. 17 Woodland & Archaic Arrowheads

Lot 66
 
Closed

Approx. 20 Woodland & Archaic Arrowheads

Lot 67
 
Closed

Approx. 22 Woodland & Archaic Arrowheads

Lot 68
 
Closed

5" 3/4 groove axe

Old damage. Found in 1957 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 69
 
Closed

1 1/2" Copper Awl

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 70
 
Closed

Assorted Pottery Bowls

3 solid, 1 pressure cracked and 1 broken & glued. 3 Pre Columbian & 2 Chinese vessels

Lot 71
 
Closed

7 1/8" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1959 in Louisa County, Iowa

Lot 72
 
Closed

5 1/4" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to blade. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 73
 
Closed

10 Woodland & Archaic Arrowheads

Lot 74
 
Closed

4 3/4" Full groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 75
 
Closed

3 3/4" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to blade. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 76
 
Closed

4 1/4" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to pole end. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 77
 
Closed

5" Full groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 78
 
Closed

2 1/8" Hardin Barbed

Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA. May have been reworked.

Lot 79
 
Closed

4 1/4" Axe

Found in SW New Mexico.

Lot 80
 
Closed

Pie Crust Mississippian Bowl

Pie crust rim, grayware bowl, broken & glued with restoration. 6" diameter, 2 1/2" tall.

Lot 81
 
Closed

5" Axe

Found in SW New Mexico.

Lot 82
 
Closed

5 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in 1957 in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 83
 
Closed

3" Unground corner notch

Burlington Chert. Found in Louisa County, IA. May have been reworked.

Lot 84
 
Closed

5" Celt with Excellent Finish

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 85
 
Closed

1 1/2" Rattle

PreColumbian

Lot 86
 
Closed

6 3/4" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 87
 
Closed

5 1/2" Gouge

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 88
 
Closed

Handheld grinders - 5 pcs.

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 89
 
Closed

3 1/4" Celt

Damage to pole end. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 90
 
Closed

6 1/4" 3/4 slant groove axe

Found in Henry County, IA.

Lot 91
 
Closed

4 1/2" Gouge

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 92
 
Closed

3 1/4" Archaic knife

Warsaw Tabular. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 93
 
Closed

2 Cones

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 94
 
Closed

3 small axes

1-full groove, 2-3/4 groove. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 95
 
Closed

5 Celts

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 96
 
Closed

3 3/4" St. Charles Dovetail Reproduction

Possible reproduction.

Lot 97
 
Closed

4" 3/4 groove axe

Damage to pole end. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 98
 
Closed

3 1/2" 3/4 groove axe

Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 99
 
Closed

4 3/4" 3/4 groove axe

Nicks on blade. Found in Louisa County, IA.

Lot 100
 
Closed

3" Net stone

Found in Louisa County, IA.

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