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  PT10220801

They don’t get much better (or bigger) than this: a 4 5/8” perfect Simpson found in Hillsborough Co., FL., in the 1970s by a surface collectors. Full details of the find are available to purchaser. The piece comes with a Carlos Tatum COA, which says, in part: “An extremely large, well made Simpson projectile point which is beautifully manufactured from raw coral. An exceptional, museum quality Simpson spear.” He grades it a 10. Price on request.

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PT09060605  

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This is an unusual point, with intentionally clipped ears. I have seen these described as base-tang knives, and they well may be, but I think it is a Hardin variant. Light gray, brown and burgundy. Christian Co., IL. 3.” $95.

 
  PT12130801

This beautifully made point is known as a Canalino triangle and is generally found along the southern coast of California. Gray chert. Basal thinning. Associated with the Chumash people. 2 ¼.” $125.

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PT12100801  

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I acknowledge that this Hardaway variant from northern Tennessee looks too good to be true, but under a microscope it shows convincing signs of age. Perfect. Bangor chert. 1 7/8.” Ground base. $245.

 
  PT11120703

Fishtail Dalton of Avon chert is 3 9/16” and was found in Illinois. Nicely serrated. Tiny nick near tip. $450.

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PT12060702  

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This Agate Basin is 3 ½” and made of Burlington. Illinois , county unknown to me. Ex-Caldwell. One minute edge nick. Maury Meadows COA. Your chance to own a good-sized paleo for $550.

 
  PT10220803

Yet another Simpson from the Deep South, this 3 3/8” example of Coastal Plains chert is potato chip thin. Says Tatum in his COA: “An exceptionally thin, well made Simpson which is absolutely classic for form and symmetry and exhibits unusually long, delicate auricles.” He grades it 9.8 out of 10. Clinch Co., GA. $2,750.

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PT10220802  

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Here’s a wonderful Florida paleo, a 4 3/8” Suwannee of Coastal Plains chert that, like the above, was found in Hillsborough County. Found by the late William Hart, it is pictured in his collection in Who’s Who #3, pp.164-167. Ex-Dennis Bushey. Comes with Carlos Tatum and Jerry Dickey COAs. Carlos grades it a 9.8, Jerry a 9+. $3,750.

 
  PT11180801

This classic Clovis is made of light gray Crowley’s Ridge flint and is 2 1/2” long. One tiny edge nick. Decent fluting. Greene Co., Ark. $1,800.

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PT09040811  

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Nice blade or knife of pretty red, blue and gray chert is more than 5 1/2” and shows no damage. Ex-Morast, although it does not bear the Morast numbers. Georgia piece. $125.

 
  PT11280609

Pink chert fluted point is 2 ¾” and was found in Arkansas . Weak flutes and some basal grinding. Probably a Plainview. Ex-First National Bank. Possibly ex-Luther Smith and Irvin Daugherty too. One old tag is partly obliterated. Another says #955. Great buy at $425.

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PT09040806  

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This 4 1/2” blade from central Texas has a beveled spine and shows nice paleo flaking. A few light nicks. Ex-Roy Pohler. Heavily patinated Edwards Plateau chert. $100.

 
  PT09040803

Well made crystal quartz points are a rarity, but here’s one. This Kirk cornernotch was the centerpiece of an award-winning frame owned by Rick Bunce of Raeford, N.C. 1 1/2” Randolph Co., N.C. $375.

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PT09040801  

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This translucent basal-notched point of gray novaculite was in a frame of Texas points I acquired recently. It has a ground stem and may be related to the Bell/Andice/Calf Creek family. Droopy barbs and three distinct notches on each blade edge. Gem quality. $200.

 
  PT08250801

These seven Bascoms (Hales) of Tallahatta quartzite were found by Allan Anderson on a sandbar on the Tombigbee River in Choctaw Co., AL, several years ago. Ex-Dennis Bushey and Bobby Talbert. All but one of these is whole. The largest is 6” and fine. $2,200 for all.

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PT12230801  

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This cache of blades or performs was found by a farmer in Hiddenite, Alexander County, N.C., about 25 years ago and purchased by Doug Caldwell from him. These 59 blades range from 2” to 3,” with a few broken ones included. These are made of a light to medium gray quartzite, some with pink tints. Many of these are translucent and have basal thinning. $850 for all. Yadkin performs are my guess. A rare cache for NC.

 
  PT09080606

This large Dalton is made of a gray and blue rice-grain chert. 3 7/8.” I have misplaced my paperwork, but I recall this is from Sumner Co., TN. A lot of flint for $235.

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PT10040701  

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Exceptional Hardin barbed pt. is 4 3/8” and made of white Burlington chert. This piece was found in Madison Co., MO, and was flint piece No. 153 in the Tommy Beutell collection (F-153). Negligible nick on the basal edge. $475.

 
  PT09060606

This nicely made tan chert Mason is 3 ½” and was found in Peoria Co., IL. $90.

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PT09080605  

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This Gary of caramel-colored chert is 2 ½” and has a needle tip. Texas , county unknown. Superb example. $75

 
PT12220802  

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A few dealers and collectors have examined this Suwannee and said it is among the finest ever found. Exquisitely thin and without damage.4 ¾.” Coastal Plains chert. Found in Lamont, Jefferson County, Fla. Details of the find available to purchaser. A Carlos Tatum COA comes with the point. Tatum grades it a “10+” and says in part: “An exceptionally large, thin, well made Suwannee projectile point which is absolutely classic for form and symmetry with textbook flaring auricle. This is a museum quality Suwannee projectile which exhibits fine lateral edge pressure flaking and is heavily patinated.” Price on request.

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