RARE PRIMITIVE NATIVE NEGRITO TRIBE Weapon BOW & ARROW
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Sold Date: 04/29/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Authentic Native Negrito Tribe BOW W/ QUIVER & 2 ARROWS You are bidding on a very hard to find RARE Item. This is probably a once in a life time find! This is an authentic bow and quiver with 2 arrows that came from Northern Luzon about 200 miles from Monila, Phillipines. It is hand made by the Negrito Tribe. My husband purchased it from the Negrito Tribe back in 1966 when he made a trip into the jungles. He had the opportunity to make this trip while he was stationed during duty in the Phillipines. The bow, quiver and arrows are made of wood and hand carved. The quiver looks like it might be made of bamboo. It is carved with a figure and holds 2 arrows. They can slide in from the top and out the bottom. The arrow have metal tips. Only one has feathers left. The other has feathers, but they are worn. The arrows are 29 1/2" long. The bow is 40 1/4" tip to tip and approx. 9" between the string and holding area. This is a very unique find and a great authentic piece for your decor. It is hard to get good pictures because the wood is so dark. T is no reserve. If you have any questions, I will be happy to ask my husband and hopefully he can answer them for me. If you are interested, I also have a hatchet and a spear from this same tribe. PLEASE CHECK OUT MY BOOKS, HALLMARK ITEMS, DOLLS, TOYS AND OTHER VINTAGE ITEMS AND COLLECTIBLES UP FOR AUCTION THIS WEEK. I am happy to combine shipping. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions you might have. I also accept money orders, cashier's checks and personal checks, (Paying with a personal check, the item will be held until check clears which is about 5 working days. Payment to be made within 7 days after auction. SHIPPING: Buyer pays shipping for USPS mail. Insurance is optional under $25.00. Insurance will depend upon ending bid. ($1.35 up to $50, $2.30 up to$100, $3.35 up to $200 and $4.40 up to $400.) If buyer does not want insurance on this item, seller will not be responsible for damage or loss caused by the USPS.) Items are shipped within 24-48 hours weekdays. Shipping includes a Delivery Confirmation. International buyers from Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Australia, Germany, Europe and most of Asia are welcome. If you would like to find out shipping costs before you bid, email me your ship to address and I will respond with the charges. You might find it cheaper than the shipping calculator. International payment will only be accepted through Paypal or a money order in US funds. Combining items always saves on costs. Items are listed "as is". If t is any reason for a refund it will not include the shipping cost. I reserve the right to re-list and leave appropriate feedback if payment is not received within 7 days of closing auction. GOT A QUESTION? Please e-mail me with any questions you may have through e-bay. GOOD LUCK & THANKS FOR LOOKING !
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