KAGIN'S MARCH 11-15, 2021 AUCTION

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KAGIN'S 2021 AUCTION
MARCH 11-12, 2021 (MARCH 15 INTERNET ONLY)
TIBURON, CA 94920






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The Charles J. Opitz Reference Collection of Primitive/Odd & Curious Money0 - The Charles J. Opitz Reference Collection of Primitive/Odd & Curious Money
Kagin's, Inc
The Charles J. Opitz Reference Collection of Primitive/Odd & Curious Money Mr. Opitz has personally selected highlights of his outstanding refe...
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Aprons with Pig Tails4001 - Aprons with Pig Tails
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4001 Header: Papua New Guinea Title: (b)Aprons with Pig Tails(/b) Description: Two aprons used as currency, one ornamented with pig tails. Low Es
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Pre-1973 New Guinea Weapons4002 - Pre-1973 New Guinea Weapons
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4002 Header: Title: (b)Pre-1973 New Guinea Weapons(/b) Description: A group of arrows and spears used in trade; Opitz acquired from natives whe
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More New Guinea Arrows and Spears4003 - More New Guinea Arrows and Spears
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4003 Header: Title: (b)More New Guinea Arrows and Spears(/b) Description: A similar group. Low Estimate: 500 High Estimate: 900 Pedigree Collect
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Bagi Necklace, ex Howard Gibbs4004 - Bagi Necklace, ex Howard Gibbs
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4004 Header: Title: (b)Bagi Necklace, ex Howard Gibbs(/b) Description: Bagi necklace, very old, mounted; this example illustrated in Opitz, p. 2
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Sold for (410.00 + 82.00) = 492.00
 
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Kula Trade Items4005 - Kula Trade Items
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4005 Header: Title: (b)Kula Trade Items(/b) Description: A second example of bagi, plus a large polished stone axehead from the Trobriand Island
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Old Trade Belts4006 - Old Trade Belts
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4006 Header: Title: (b)Old Trade Belts(/b) Description: Four belts used in trade, a good variety: bark belt 4-1/2" wide, carved, Mt. Hage...
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Full Circle Boar's Tusk!4007 - Full Circle Boar's Tusk!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4007 Header: Title: (b)Full Circle Boar's Tusk!(/b) Description: Full circle boar's tusk, 4-1/4" in diameter. See Opitz, p. 87. F...
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Start Price : 500.00
 
 
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Full Circle + 1/8 Boar's Tusk!!4008 - Full Circle + 1/8 Boar's Tusk!!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4008 Header: Title: (b)Full Circle + 1/8 Boar's Tusk!!(/b) Description: Full circle plus 1/8 boar's tusk, Opitz, p. 87. Even rarer tha...
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Start Price : 600.00
 
 
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Boar's Tusk Necklaces4009 - Boar's Tusk Necklaces
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4009 Header: Title: (b)Boar's Tusk Necklaces(/b) Description: Two boar's tusk necklaces, each with 47 tusks, the second necklace illus...
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Sold for (320.00 + 64.00) = 384.00
 
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Lime Stick Collection4010 - Lime Stick Collection
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4010 Header: Title: (b)Lime Stick Collection(/b) Description: A collection of 9 bosu lime sticks, some wonderfully carved. These are tiny spatul
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Bigger Lime Stick Collection4011 - Bigger Lime Stick Collection
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4011 Header: Title: (b)Bigger Lime Stick Collection(/b) Description: A second group of 13 bosu lime sticks, two of which are illustrated in Opit
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Cassowary Bird Relics4012 - Cassowary Bird Relics
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4012 Header: Title: (b)Cassowary Bird Relics(/b) Description: Cassowary fly whisk and cassowary hat. A large, flightless bird, the cassowary can
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Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) = 336.00
 
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Dangerous Cassowary Claw Necklace4013 - Dangerous Cassowary Claw Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4013 Header: Title: (b)Dangerous Cassowary Claw Necklace(/b) Description: A necklace of dangerous cassowary claws, cuscus shells, cowries, boar
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Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) = 720.00
 
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Precontact Stone War Club4014 - Precontact Stone War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4014 Header: Title: (b)Precontact Stone War Club(/b) Description: A precontact New Guinea stone club shaped like a pineapple on a wood stick, fo
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Sold for (320.00 + 64.00) = 384.00
 
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World War II Stone War Club4015 - World War II Stone War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4015 Header: Title: (b)World War II Stone War Club(/b) Description: WW II New Guinea war club, stone head. Low Estimate: 500 High Estimate: 900
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Century-old War Club4016 - Century-old War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4016 Header: Title: (b)Century-old War Club(/b) Description: Gazelle Peninsula, Island of New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea),
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Sepik River Bride Price4017 - Sepik River Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4017 Header: Title: (b)Sepik River Bride Price(/b) Description: Bride price item: Two large conch shells, painted, with cassowary feather decora
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Two Conus Money Necklaces4018 - Two Conus Money Necklaces
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4018 Header: Title: (b)Two Conus Money Necklaces(/b) Description: Two necklaces: conus beads and conus shell rings; latter illustrated in Opitz,
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Cowry Shell Belt, Necklace4019 - Cowry Shell Belt, Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4019 Header: Title: (b)Cowry Shell Belt, Necklace(/b) Description: Fantastic condition cowry shell belt plus cowry shell necklace, Dani Tribe? L
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Cowry Shell Necklaces4020 - Cowry Shell Necklaces
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4020 Header: Title: (b)Cowry Shell Necklaces(/b) Description: Three additional cowry shell necklaces, illustrating three different ways of strin
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Cuscus Teeth Necklaces4021 - Cuscus Teeth Necklaces
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4021 Header: Title: (b)Cuscus Teeth Necklaces(/b) Description: Two necklaces of cuscus teeth, one with 60 teeth and the other with about 240 tee
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Manhood Initiation Items4022 - Manhood Initiation Items
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4022 Header: Title: (b)Manhood Initiation Items(/b) Description: A pair of fofonas, Eastern Highlands Papua New Guinea ceremonial ornaments; the
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Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) = 336.00
 
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Human Finger Necklace!4023 - Human Finger Necklace!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4023 Header: Title: (b)Human Finger Necklace!(/b) Description: The Mariwaka Tribe of Papua New Guinea wore necklaces made from the smoked finger
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Sold for (550.00 + 110.00) = 660.00
 
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Spondylus Shell Headdress4024 - Spondylus Shell Headdress
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4024 Header: Title: (b)Spondylus Shell Headdress(/b) Description: In Papua New Guinea, pieces of spondylus shell were dried at both ends and mou
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Human Tooth Necklace!4025 - Human Tooth Necklace!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4025 Header: Title: (b)Human Tooth Necklace!(/b) Description: A necklace of human teeth, with spacers, used in Papua New Guinea as money until t
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Sold for (360.00 + 72.00) = 432.00
 
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Kina Shell Money, Bride Price4026 - Kina Shell Money, Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4026 Header: Title: (b)Kina Shell Money, Bride Price(/b) Description: Kina mokas were used as money and bride price by several tribes in a large
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Marsupial Teeth Necklace4027 - Marsupial Teeth Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4027 Header: Title: (b)Marsupial Teeth Necklace(/b) Description: The Kapauku Tribe prized necklaces of marsupial teeth, called kedege ego dokpe,
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Start Price : 200.00
 
 
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(i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Pair4028 - (i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Pair
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4028 Header: Title: (b)(i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Pair(/b) Description: Nassa shells were broken, threaded on a cord, and attached to a backing; b
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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More (i)Nassa(/i) "Wife-Buying Money"4029 - More (i)Nassa(/i) "Wife-Buying Money"
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4029 Header: Title: (b)More (i)Nassa(/i) "Wife-Buying Money"(/b) Description: Two more examples of this "wife-buying money,&quo...
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Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) = 276.00
 
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Unusual (i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Forms4030 - Unusual (i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Forms
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4030 Header: Title: (b)Unusual (i)Nassa(/i) Shell Money Forms(/b) Description: A further pair of nassa currency items, one on bark in the shape
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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(i)Nassa(/i) Currencies and Purse4031 - (i)Nassa(/i) Currencies and Purse
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4031 Header: Title: (b)(i)Nassa(/i) Currencies and Purse(/b) Description: Three additional examples of Papua New Guinea nassa currency: a long,
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Very Old, Huge Nassa Money4032 - Very Old, Huge Nassa Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4032 Header: Title: (b)Very Old, Huge Nassa Money(/B) Description: An enormous almond-shaped bark piece, approximately 30 by 10 inches, covered
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Start Price : 200.00
 
 
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Ornament with Shells and Bird's Beaks4033 - Ornament with Shells and Bird's Beaks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4033 Header: Title: (b)Ornament with Shells and Bird's Beaks(/b) Description: A rare pectoral ornament and headband, or Wela, 1960s, of t...
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Impressive Pectoral Ornament4034 - Impressive Pectoral Ornament
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4034 Header: Title: (b)Impressive Pectoral Ornament(/b) Description: Another Wela type pectoral ornament, not as colorful as preceding lot but e
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Pectoral Ornament with Photo as Worn!4035 - Pectoral Ornament with Photo as Worn!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4035 Header: Title: (b)Pectoral Ornament with Photo as Worn!(/b) Description: A third Wela pectoral ornament, together with photograph of native
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Elaborate Pectoral Ornament4036 - Elaborate Pectoral Ornament
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4036 Header: Title: (b)Elaborate Pectoral Ornament(/b) Description: An elaborate pectoral ornament made by the Buang Tribe of Humboldt Bay, Papu
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Pig Teeth Necklaces, Armband4037 - Pig Teeth Necklaces, Armband
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4037 Header: Title: (b)Pig Teeth Necklaces, Armband(/b) Description: A necklace of pig teeth and shells; a second necklace of pig teeth, with tw
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Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) = 336.00
 
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Pig Teeth Ornament, Porpoise Teeth Necklace4038 - Pig Teeth Ornament, Porpoise Teeth Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4038 Header: Title: (b)Pig Teeth Ornament, Porpoise Teeth Necklace(/b) Description: A miniature ornament of wood and pig teeth and a necklace of
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Unusual Pig Teeth Necklacesv4039 - Unusual Pig Teeth Necklacesv
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4039 Header: Title: (b)Unusual Pig Teeth Necklacesv Description: A fine necklace of 59 pig teeth with fiber backing, and a second necklace o
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Rare, Pristine Kukukuku Salt Barv4040 - Rare, Pristine Kukukuku Salt Barv
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4040 Header: Title: (b)Rare, Pristine Kukukuku Salt Barv Description: The tiny (population 1,500) Baruya Tribe, part of the Kukukuku people,
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Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) = 720.00
 
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Shell Money Breast Pendant, Ex Gibbs4041 - Shell Money Breast Pendant, Ex Gibbs
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4041 Header: Title: (b)Shell Money Breast Pendant, Ex Gibbs(/b) Description: Rare shell money breast pendant, mounted, from famous Gibbs Collec
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Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
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Bride Price Aprons4042 - Bride Price Aprons
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4042 Header: Papua (Irian Jaya) Title: (b)Bride Price Aprons(/b) Description: Small apron of colored fibers, decorated with 12 boar's tusks...
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Fringed, Beaded Bride Price Apron4043 - Fringed, Beaded Bride Price Apron
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4043 Header: Title: (b)Fringed, Beaded Bride Price Apron(/b) Description: Magnificent beaded apron with colored fringe. Another outstanding item
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Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) = 336.00
 
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Finger Chopper Tool!4044 - Finger Chopper Tool!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4044 Header: Title: (b)Finger Chopper Tool!(/b) Description: It was a custom of the Dani Tribe for grieving widows to chop off the tops of one o
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Tall, Carved Wooden Drum4045 - Tall, Carved Wooden Drum
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4045 Header: Title: (b)Tall, Carved Wooden Drum(/b) Description: A fine wooden drum, carved and partly painted. In the Asmat region of Irian Jay
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Shell Money to Buy Pigs or Canoes]4046 - Shell Money to Buy Pigs or Canoes]
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4046 Header: Title: (b)Shell Money to Buy Pigs or Canoes(/b)] Description: Mikak, a huge baler shell formed into a spoon shape and with smaller
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Male and Female Je Stones4047 - Male and Female Je Stones
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4047 Header: Title: (b)Male and Female Je Stones(/b) Description: Two je stones, elongated slate ovals with a central fiber band, one male (thic
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Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) = 300.00
 
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Additional Je Stones4048 - Additional Je Stones
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4048 Header: Title: (b)Additional Je Stones Description: Two additional je stones, 20 x 4-3/4 inches and 20 x 4-1/2 inches. See Opitz, p. 16
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Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) = 300.00
 
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A jetak4049 - A jetak
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4049 Header: Title: (b) Description: A jetak, a long, knitted fiber band with cowry shells and orchid fiber sewn down the center at regular inte
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero4050 - Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4050 Header: Other Oceania Title: (b)Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero Description: In the Solomon Islands beaded armbands were made with the w
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Impressive Abaquero4051 - Impressive Abaquero
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4051 Header: Title: (b)Impressive Abaquero Description: An impressive Solomon Islands abaquaro in very choice condition. See Opitz, p. 11. L
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Chief-worn Bakhia—Red, White, and Blue4052 - Chief-worn Bakhia—Red, White, and Blue
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4052 Header: Title: (b)Chief-worn Bakhia—Red, White, and Blue Description: On Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands, breast ornaments calle
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads4053 - Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4053 Header: Title: (b)Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads Description: A second example of a Solomon Islands bakhia, this with white and g
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Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) = 336.00
 
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Virtually Perfect Bakhia4054 - Virtually Perfect Bakhia
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4054 Header: Title: (b)Virtually Perfect Bakhia Description: Another bakhia from the Solomon Islands, virtually perfect. See Opitz, p. 29. P
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Sold for (750.00 + 150.00) = 900.00
 
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Bani'au Bride Price Money4055 - Bani'au Bride Price Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4055 Header: Title: (b)Bani'au Bride Price Money Description: Bani'au consist of six strands of shell beads, each six arm lengths lon...
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Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) = 600.00
 
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Second Bani'au Example4056 - Second Bani'au Example
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4056 Header: Title: Second Bani'au Example Description: A second example of bani'au; Opitz, p. 32. Also illustrated in NNP edition, ...
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Start Price : 400.00
 
 
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Clan or Chief Badge4057 - Clan or Chief Badge
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4057 Header: Title: Clan or Chief Badge Description: This object, a badge of a clan or chief, displays multiple cut out kina shells. It i
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Sold for (360.00 + 72.00) = 432.00
 
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Cut Out Kina Shell Badge4058 - Cut Out Kina Shell Badge
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4058 Header: Title: Cut Out Kina Shell Badge Description: A similar badge from the Solomon Islands made with cut out kina shells and bead
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price4059 - Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4059 Header: Title: Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price Description: Solomon Islands barava (or mbarava) are fretworked plaques made fro
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Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
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Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money4060 - Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4060 Header: Title: Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money Description: Another fine barava or mbarava, with a single figure at the top and center
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Chief's Money Items4061 - Chief's Money Items
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4061 Header: Title: Chief's Money Items Description: A final barava/mbarava, in circular form. Beautifully carved and symmetrical. See Op
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Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
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Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands!4062 - Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4062 Header: Title: Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands! Description: Batafulu is similar to bani'au, but with ten strands of shell beads,
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Borneo Dowry Beads4063 - Borneo Dowry Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4063 Header: Title: Borneo Dowry Beads Description: Two beautiful strings of beads, precious heirlooms, used for dowries and favored for
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Start Price : 600.00
 
 
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Borneo Beaded Belt4064 - Borneo Beaded Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4064 Header: Title: Borneo Beaded Belt Description: A six-strand Orang Ulu beaded belt from Borneo similar to the nine-strand beaded belt
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Sold for (460.00 + 92.00) = 552.00
 
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Necklace with 15 Fetishes4065 - Necklace with 15 Fetishes
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4065 Header: Title: Necklace with 15 Fetishes Description: Also from Borneo, a beaded necklace with 15 fetishes attached, together with a
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads4066 - Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4066 Header: Title: Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads Description: Jatim, an abbreviation of Jawa Timor (east Java), refers to ancient Ind
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells4067 - Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4067 Header: Title: Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells Description: An exotic necklace combining so-called "padre beads"...
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads4068 - Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4068 Header: Title: Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads Description: The Ifugao Tribe of the Philippines valued a single pango (pangao) bead
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Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) = 600.00
 
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Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads4069 - Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4069 Header: Title: Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads Description: A bead industry flourished in Indonesia circa 900 A.D., producing "pelan
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Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) = 780.00
 
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Trobriand Axe Blade Money4070 - Trobriand Axe Blade Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4070 Header: Title: Trobriand Axe Blade Money Description: In the Trobriand Islands, beku—a large, green-flecked, stone ceremoni
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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New Ireland Pig-Buying Money4071 - New Ireland Pig-Buying Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4071 Header: Title: New Ireland Pig-Buying Money Description: Birok is the most elaborate and valuable form of Oceania shell money, used
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Sold for (1,700.00 + 340.00) = 2,040.00
 
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Porpoise Teeth4072 - Porpoise Teeth
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4072 Header: Title: Porpoise Teeth Description: Neck bands and head bands made of porpoise teeth, called biru, were used as money in Mala
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Bali Cassowary Quill Money4073 - Bali Cassowary Quill Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4073 Header: Title: Bali Cassowary Quill Money Description: Cassowary quill currency from Bali: a bundle of cassowary quills tightly boun
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Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
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Giant Borneo Cannon Money4074 - Giant Borneo Cannon Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4074 Header: Title: Giant Borneo Cannon Money Description: Huge example of genuine Borneo cannon money on modern display stand. In the 19
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Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) = 1,440.00
 
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Smaller Borneo Cannon Money4075 - Smaller Borneo Cannon Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4075 Header: Title: Smaller Borneo Cannon Money Description: A second example of Borneo cannon money, 14" long and richly decorated. This
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Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) = 960.00
 
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Solomon Islands War Club4076 - Solomon Islands War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4076 Header: Title: Solomon Islands War Club Description: A well-carved Solomon Islands war club with a ball head, highly valued. Illustr
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Sold for (560.00 + 112.00) = 672.00
 
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Inlaid War Club4077 - Inlaid War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4077 Header: Title: Inlaid War Club Description: An outstanding Solomon Islands club with delicate shell inlay at tip, obviously of very
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi)4078 - Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi)
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4078 Header: Title: Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi) Description: Tribesmen in Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, made pearl shell gorgets called
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Sold for (290.00 + 58.00) = 348.00
 
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Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi4079 - Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4079 Header: Title: Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi Description: Another dafi, very old. It has double pearl shells with dentillated edg
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Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency4080 - Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4080 Header: Title: Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency Description: Circular shell disks from the top of the cone shell, called dibidibi,
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Huge Diwarra Coil4081 - Huge Diwarra Coil
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4081 Header: Title: Huge Diwarra Coil Description: Nassa shells collected from mangrove swamps on the north coast of New Britain were bur
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Dog Teeth Strings4082 - Dog Teeth Strings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4082 Header: Title: Dog Teeth Strings Description: Dog teeth were prized as money throughout Oceania. Included here are two examples: a s
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More Dog Teeth Money4083 - More Dog Teeth Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4083 Header: Title: More Dog Teeth Money Description: Two further examples of dog teeth money are included in this lot: (1) many dog teet
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Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings4084 - Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4084 Header: Title: Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings Description: Besides strings, dog teeth were also mounted on headbands. They wer
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Gold Earrings for Bride Price4085 - Gold Earrings for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4085 Header: Title: Gold Earrings for Bride Price Description: Gold earrings were used as bride price in the Naga Culture of Flores Islan
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Gold Bride Price Earrings4086 - Gold Bride Price Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4086 Header: Title: Gold Bride Price Earrings Description: Two additional pairs of gold earrings from central Flores Island: the first ha
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Sold for (360.00 + 72.00) = 432.00
 
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Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings4087 - Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4087 Header: Title: Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings Description: A special type of Flores Island gold earrings is called wea wunu wona. They
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Brass, Silver Earrings4089 - Brass, Silver Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4089 Header: Title: Brass, Silver Earrings Description: The Dayak Tribe of Borneo is famous for brass earrings cast by the lost wax proce
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Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland4090 - Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4090 Header: Title: Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland Description: In New Britain and New Ireland, the gold-lipped shell does
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Euk with Shell Beads4091 - Euk with Shell Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4091 Header: Title: Euk with Shell Beads Description: A second example of euk, this one with five dangles of shell beads attached to one
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Euk Currency with Rattan4092 - Euk Currency with Rattan
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4092 Header: Title: Euk Currency with Rattan Description: Another euk shell, with the ear bound with rattan. See Opitz NNP edition, https
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Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed4093 - Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4093 Header: Title: Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed Description: New Britain, Melanesia, gold-lip pearl shell with woven fiber an
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Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil!4094 - Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4094 Header: Title: Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil! Description: For over a century, the only money used in the Santa Cruz Isla
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Sold for (11,500.00 + 2,300.00) = 13,800.00
 
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Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks4095 - Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4095 Header: Title: Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks Description: Collection of 5 feather sticks from the Solomon Islands: No
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Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit4096 - Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4096 Header: Title: Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit Description: New Britain fiber currency unit, likely Mengen or Nakanai people:
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Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads4097 - Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4097 Header: Title: Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads Description: A perfect tafuliae', a currency unit of Auki Island, So
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Another Auki Island Currency4098 - Another Auki Island Currency
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4098 Header: Title: Another Auki Island Currency Description: Another Auki Island currency unit, this one made of 5 strings of shell bead
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Oceanic Fish Hooks4100 - Oceanic Fish Hooks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4100 Header: Title: Oceanic Fish Hooks Description: In Guadalcanal, and Marshall and Ellis Islands, fish hooks were made from pearl shel
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Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks4101 - Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4101 Header: Title: Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks Description: A collection of five exotic Solomon Islands fish hooks, made from shel
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Sold for (480.00 + 96.00) = 576.00
 
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