APC AUTHENTIC ARTIFACTS DIORITE FULL GROOVE AXE NR AACA

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 19, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
APC AUTHENTIC ARTIFACTS DIORITE FULL GROOVE AXE NR AACA
Type:

FULL GROOVE AXE

Material:

DIORITE

Origin:

UNKNOWN

Length:

4 1/4"

Age:

ARCHAIC PERIOD

Description:

We have on consignment with us an Early 1900's collection from Michigan containing well over 2,000 artifacts including: Arrowheads, Axe's, Celt's, Bannerstone's, Pendant's, Gorget's, Pipe's, Pottery, Bead's, Shell.. etc.. Just a sample of whats to come is pictured above!!

The following history was provided by the consignor:

"This collection was owned by Arthur and Lillian Liesberg. They both died in 1976. He started collecting them as a boy around 1905 and continued into the 40's and 50's. They lived in Saginaw in the city but found many of these near the Cass River in Bridgeport township south of Saginaw where Art's mother had a farm. Art worked at the graphite factory in Saginaw and collecting artifacts was a hobby for him. The items they found were labeled as AL or LL. Most of these had been stored, untouched in a little house on the back of Al's dad's property since 1976 - 34 years.

That being said this collection has never before been offered for sale and is well documented with excellent history!! The item being auctioned is pictured below. Be sure and check our weekly auctions - a large portion
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