ANTIQUE Native American Indian ? Ash Splint Pack Basket
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Sold Date: 11/11/2007
Channel: Online Auction
~~~3 DAY AUCTION!~~~ ~ANTIQUE Native American Indian ? Ash Splint Pack Basket~ RARE ESTATE FIND! Selling this fantastic Large antique hunting / fishing / "small game" pack basket basket - we are not sure if it was Native American Indian Made or it may be considered an early antique Adirondack item ?? - it is very early and probably well over 100 years old - this was displayed in a museum in Upstate New York many-many years ago - the owner/proprietor recently passed away and all of his belongings were left to his eldest son who has commisioned us to sell the entire contents of the museum on ebay for him - we had explained to him that we are not experts in many fields but that we would try our very best to describe all of the items to the best of our ability and he then replied back; "do the best you can" --- we estimate that this is going to take us months to accomplish as t is a very large amount of items in this museum collection and we hope you will place us in your favorites to view this vast collection throughout the duration - we are going to start with many of the Native American Indian items followed by Civil War items and then followed by the vast collection of many-many historical items & etc... - you will see many rare and unique old antique items and we are going to list each and every item on a 3 day auction, and everything will be sold with No Reserve!
DESCRIPTION: This is an outstanding large sized antique pack basket - we are not sure if it was made by the Native American Indians or if it was made in the Adirondacks by the early mountain settlers ?? - it is very early and most likely well over 100 years old - made of solid ash - outstanding original patina that has seasoned beautifully and evenly through the years - one of the finest antique baskets that we have ever encountered by far and definately the best of its kind - superb excellent condition with no damage anyw - all nice and tight and extremely well made - a very outstanding antique basket to say the least - it is very large - it measures about 21-1/4 inches high by about 18-1/2 inches wide at its widest point by 17-1/4 inches wide across the rim and about 16-1/2 inches wide across the bottom - very-very high quality and amazing condition!!! (please view all photos below) NOTE: T are many-many rare and breathtaking antique items, all from this large antique historical museum which we will be auctioning for several months to come so please visit our other ebay auctions often to view these fine items and we will be very happy to combine the shipping for you to save you money on shipping and remember, we do not charge anything for handling, only for the actual shipping - Good Luck!
NOTE: Buyer pays actual shipping only and insurance is optional. We accept checks and money orders only - we do not accept pay-pal at this time.
~~~This is a 3 day, No Reserve auction - Good Luck!~~~
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