HAND CARVED 12 NATIVE AMERICAN WOODEN DBL CHAMBER FLUTE
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Sold Date: 08/21/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Up for this no reserve listing is a vintage hand-carved wooden double-chamber flute instrument, I believe of Native American origin. It measures 12" in length, 2" in width across the bottom, 1 3/8" in width at the mouthpiece, and about 3/4" thick. I am unsure of the type of wood that was used - I do know that the piece originated from the Pacific Northwest region. I have no idea how to play it. It has an exquisite hand-carved design and is light oak in color, with a light varnish to the finish. It is in excellent condition, with no cracks or splits that I can see, and some light wear around the mouthpiece. Age unknown. If anyone out t could clue me in with details, I'd sure appreciate it. Fantastic piece!TERMS OF SALEI am more than happy to answer any questions about any of my listings and/or provide more photos on request. If any information that is posted is either incomplete or inaccurate, I welcome comments from my fellow eBay'rs out t to correct me!All items are being sold in AS-IS stated condition with no warranty of any kind, whether implied or written. Please keep in mind that I try my best to identify my listings, but I am not a licensed jeweler. Vintage jewelry is not new, so please expect t to be some wear or tarnish due to the age of items being sold.All jewelry pieces are securely packaged in cardboard boxes and shipped in new bubble wrap envelopes so that your purchase arrives to you undamaged.I do not send invoices at the end of a listing unless you request a total shipping amount (example: international or combined shipping for multiple purchases). All shipping costs are a fixed rate and are automatically added on for your convenience in payment after the auction has ended.US & CANADIAN BIDDERS: Winning bidder is to prepay with Paypal or money order (no personal checks, please) within FIVE (5) days of auction end plus USPS first class or priority shipping to your US zip code. Bidders paying by money order, please use eBay checkout so that I know payment is on the way. If you are bidding on more than one item, payment will be due for all closed auction wins within SEVEN (7) days of the first auction close. Please send me a note to let me know you are bidding on multiple items. I love to combine shipping on multiple items by the same high bidder! Shipping cost is expensive and adds up quickly when you purchase online. I charge just enough to cover my expenses (envelopes, tape, labels, printer ink, etc). FOR SINGLE JEWELRY PIECES (NOT LOTS WITH MULTIPLE ITEMS) AND SMALL ITEMS ONLY - You may purchase multiple items and pay only $1.00 for each in additional shipping cost! Insurance is optional at high bid value of item and is automatically added on if the item is over $50 (included in the shipping cost). Items are carefully packed to avoid damage. Non-paying bidders will be reported to eBay if payment is not made in a timely manner and negative feedback will be posted.INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: ***NEW POSTAL RATE FOR THE US EFFECTIVE 5/14/07. I am delighted to send your unique jewelry purchase international mail. All items are shipped First Class Airmail or US Priority Mail International (tracking number provided at no charge for Priority Mail International). Surface (economy) shipment is no longer available. Winning bidder is to prepay with Paypal within FIVE (5) days of auction end plus shipping cost. If you are bidding on more than one item, payment will be due within SEVEN (7) days of the first auction ending. FOR SINGLE JEWELRY ITEMS: Purchase 1 item for $5.00 US Shipping. Purchase 2-3 items for $9.00 US Shipping. Purchase 4 or more items for $12.00 US Shipping, as long as I can fit it into one envelope 8x11 inches in size. Registered and insured mail is available at an additional cost. Please inquire for more details. Listings that feature more than one single jewelry piece or other non-jewelry listings, please inquire for a specific rate quote to your country. Shipping is done on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you need your item right away, please let me know an...
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