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    A Very Fine Woman's Bone and Hair Pipe Dance Ornament. At the bottom are dangling strings of brass bead with old coins hanging from them (mostly Liberty Head nickels dating back to 1889, plus one Queen Victoria silver coin and three Indian Head pennies). Fakes abound, but a righteous old example like this is rarely encountered. Worn around the neck, length approximately 36". Excellent condition.

    From the Rathbun Family Collection. See also Lots 51370 through 51412 for additional material from this collection.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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