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Jun 20 - TBA at 344 N. Main St Sullivan, IN

Jeff Boston Auction Service (812) 382-4440


RICHARD VANGILDER ARTIFACT AUCTION
Saturday, June 20, 2020 @ 10 AM EST
Sullivan, IN (25 mi. south of Terre Haute)

LOCATION: 344 N. Main St, Sullivan, IN 47882

DIRECTIONS: From the US 42 Bypass and St. Rd. 154 (McDonald's), take St. Rd. 154 East 1 mile to N. Main St., turn South and proceed 1/4 mi. to Civic Center. WATCH FOR AUCTION SIGNS DAY OF SALE.

Richard VanGilder is 85 yrs. old. He has ammased this collection over the last 60 yrs. This is the first of two artifact auctions.

INSPECTION, PRE-REGISTRATION, and ABSENTEE BIDS: FRIDAY, JUNE 19th from 3 - 6 PM EST

Doors will open at 7 AM Day of Auction!

IF YOU CAN'T JOIN US FOR THIS LIVE AUCTION @ The SULLIVAN CIVIC CENTER;
ONLINE BIDDING IS AVAILABLE @ bostoncentury.hibid.com

CATALOG TEXT BELOW:
1 - (9) Cache blades from Vigo Co. Indiana comes with a bag of red Ochre that they were found in. They measure from 4 3/8" L to 5 5/8" L
2 - (38) Field grade points from 1" L to 1 3/4" L
3 - Working stone 6 3/8" L x 3 1/4" T x 3" thick
4 - Pestle's, TIMES THE MONEY 4 1/4" T and 4 3/4" T
5 - Full groove axe, 3 3/4" L
6 - Jar of broken pipes
7 - 3/4 groove axe, 4" L
8 - (32) Field grade points
9 - Celt 6 1/8" L, found in Vigo County, IN
10 - Damaged points
11 - (18) Field grade points, center (1) damaged the (1) in the center has been broken and glued back
12 - Engraved bone comb, 5 1/4" L
13 - 4 1/4" L point
14 - Grooved hammerstone, 3 1/2" T
15 - Field grade points from 1" L - 4" L
16 - 5 3/8" L "Human" effigy from Kentucky
17 - 6" L "Turtle" effigy from Kentucky
18 - 5 3/4" L "Human" effigy from Kentucky
19 - 3/4 Groove axe, 10 1/4" L x 4 3/4" W
20 - (35) Field grade points from 3/4" L to 2 5/8" L
21 - 3 13/16" L Gorget
22 - 5 1/8" L Pendant, Gibson Co, Indiana
23 - Bone handled knife, 8 1/2" L
24 - 9 7/8" L Spatula w/ newer handle
25 - (22) Field grade points from 1 1/4" L to 2 1/8" L
26 - 6 1/8" L Gorget, Wabash Co., Illinois
27 - 4 1/4" L Point
28 - 5" L Celt
29 - 5" Point
30 - 4 3/4" L Point, LaSalle Co, Illinois
31 - (30) Points from 1" to 2"
32 - 3 1/4" L Pendant
33 - 6 1/4" L Bone handled knife
34 - 4 1/4" L Point
35 - (23) Field grade points from 1 1/4" L to 2 1/4" L
36 - 9 1/8" L Spud
37 - 4 3/4" L Spud, drilled, Miami Co, Ohio
38 - 3/4 Groove axe, 4 3/8" L
39 - Damaged bannerstone, 3 1/4" L
40 - (18) Field grade points, 1 7/8" L to 2 3/4" L
41 - Full / raised groove axe, Michigan, 9 1/8" L
42 - 4 1/8"L Bannerstone
43 - 3 3/8" L Slate gorget
44 - 3" L "E" notch point
45 - (28) Field grade points from 1 1/8" to 2 1/2"
46 - 3 3/4" L Pendant, Jefferson Co.
47 - 3 3/4" Double groove axe, Marshall Co.
48 - 3 1/2" dia. Discoidal
49 - 5 1/8" L Pipe ?
50 - (21) Field grade points, from 1 1/4" L to 2 1/4" L
51 - 3" L Plummet
52 - 4 1/2" Point
53 - 4" Bannerstone
54 - 4 5/8" Gorget
55 - (31) Points from 1" L to 1 3/4" L
56 - 3/4 Groove axe, 10 3/8" L
57 - 4 3/4" L Celt
58 - Clay trowel, 2 1/2" T
59 - 4 1/2" L Pendant
60 - Field grade points from 7/8" L to 2 1/2" L
61 - 10 1/2" L Unfinished roller pestle
62 - (3) 3/4 Groove miniature axes, TIMES THE MONEY 1 3/4" L , 2" L, 2 3/8" L
63 - (2) Miniature celts, TIMES THE MONEY 2 1/4" L, 2 5/8" L
64 - 9 3/8"L Spade
65 - (31) Field grade points from 1 7/8" L to 3 1/4" L
66 - 8 1/2" x 7" Pine needle and grass vase approx. 40 yrs old
67 - 6" L Double bladed, 3/4 groove axe
68 - Clay trowel, 1 3/4" T
69 - 8" L Spade
70 - (43) Mostly beaver tail points, 1 3/8" to 2 7/8"
71 - 3 3/4" L "Turtle" pipe, Minnesota Pipestone
72 - 5 5/8" L Hammer or work stone
73 - 3 1/4" Tube pipe
74 - 2 3/4" Drilled stone
75 - (15) Fern fossil matching halves
76 - 3 1/8" L Plummet
77 - 4" Pestle
78 - 4 5/8"L and 4 7/8" L Points, TIMES THE MONEY
79 - 3 5/8" L Gorget
80 - (20) Field grade points from 1" L to 3 1/4" L
81 - Approx. 2 1/2" L angular knapped points TIMES THE MONEY
82 - 5 5/8" Celt
83 - (2) Miniature celts, 2 1/2" L and 3" L, X's money TIMES THE MONEY
84 - Clay trowel, 2 1/2" T
85 - (30) Field grade points from 1 1/2" L to 3 7/8" L
86 - (4) Good points from 2" L to 3 3/4" L, X's money TIMES THE MONEY
87 - 2 5/8" W working stone
88 - 5 5/8" L Full groove axe w/ implement nicks
89 - 4 1/4" L Celt
90 - (18) Prehistoric petrified sharks teeth
91 - 4 1/2" L Full / raised groove axe
92 - (4) Good points, 2 5/8" L to 3 1/4" L, X's money TIMES THE MONEY
93 - 3 3/4" L Pestle
94 - 4 5/8" L Celt
95 - (27) Points from 1" L to 3" L
96 - 3/4 raised groove axe, 4" L
97 - 4 1/2" L Pestle
98 - 6" L Full groove axe
99 - 4 1/4" L Gorget
100 - (41) Points from 1 3/8" L to 3 3/8" L
101 - 15" L Petrified wood from Texas
102 - 3/4 raised groove axe, 11 3/4" L
103 - 4" L Gorget
104 - 3 1/8" L Pendant
105 - (36) Points from 1" L to 2 1/2" L
106 - 3 5/8" L Gorget
107 - 7 1/4" Full / raised groove axe
108 - 5" Full groove axe w/ implement damage
109 - Ohio River Crib Mound roller pestle, 15 1/4" L
110 - (26) Points from 1 5/8" L to 3 1/2" L
111 - 8" covered Pine needle basket
112 - 14" Dia. round rock, PICKUP ONLY
113 - 5" Full groove axe
114 - 5 3/4" x 5" piece of Amethyst
115 - 3 1/4" x 2 1/2" Galena lead ore (very heavy)
116 - (32) Points from 1 3/8" L to 3 1/4" L
117 - 5 3/8" L Celt
118 - 3/4 Groove axe, 6" L
119 - 6" L Fossil "Fish"
120 - (25) Points from 7/8" L to 2" L
121 - 4 3/8" L Full groove axe w/ damage
122 - 3 3/4" L Celt
123 - 4 1/2" L Full / raised groove axe
124 - Jar of beads
125 - (21) Mostly drills from 1" L to 4 1/4" L
126 - (2) Fossilized shark teeth
127 - 3 3/8" L Full groove axe w/ implement nicks
128 - Indian Club, Saginaw, Mich., 1916 dates
129 - (4) Good points from 2" L to 3" L, X's MONEY TIMES THE MONEY
130 - Tray of fossils
131 - (5) Good points from 3" L to 6 1/2" L, X's MONEY TIMES THE MONEY
132 - 3 1/2" L Unfinished axe
133 - Primitive "Shuckin' Peg"
134 - (9) 3 1/4" L Bone hair pins
135 - (68) Points from 1" L to 2 3/8" L
136 - 4 1/4" L Celt
137 - (9) Bone tools from 3" L to 6" L
138 - (9) Wooden carved artifacts
139 - 4 1/4" L Full groove axe w/ implement damage
140 - (43) Points from 3/4" L to 3 1/4" L
141 - 7 1/4" x 5 3/4" Hoe
142 - 13 1/2" L Buffalo bone spade
143 - 7 1/2" L Spud
144 - 13" L Buffalo bone spade
145 - (36) Points from 1 1/4" L to 3 3/8" L
146 - NICE, 10 1/2" L spade
147 - 17" Buffalo bone spade
148 - 9 1/2" L Spade w/ some old damage
149 - 5 1/4" L Full groove axe, some damage
150 - (9) Ohio River Crib Mound Cache blades FOUND by ART GERBER, from 3 1/8' L to 5 5/8" L
151 - 6" L Pestle
152 - 13" T "Hook Dancer" wooden figure
153 - 4 3/4" Dia. discoidal, Mason Co. Georgia
154 - 6 5/8" L "Eagle" effigy pipe
155 - (9) Points from 1 1/4" L to 1 5/8" L
156 - 5 1/2" Pestle PHOTOS WILL BE UPLOADED FRIDAY EVENING (JUNE 19TH) BEFORE THE SALE
157 - 5 1/2" L Hoe, Decatur Co Indiana, found in 1971
158 - Kokopelli Taudal 17 1/4" T wooden figure
159 - 7" L Spud PHOTOS WILL BE UPLOADED FRIDAY EVENING (JUNE 19TH) BEFORE THE SALE
160 - (17) Points from 7/8" L to 1 3/8" L
161 - 4" Pipestone "Baby Eagle" pipe, repaired Believed to have been broken and glued
162 - 6" Pestle
163 - 4" Hoe, Jennings Co. Indiana
164 - 5" x 4 1/4" Petrified shark's tooth
165 - (11) Points from 1 3/4" L to 2 1/2" L
166 - 16" T "Warrior" wooden figure
167 - 3 3/8" L "Pop Eyed" birdstone, repaired Nose has been glued back on
168 - (2) Petrified shark's teeth, TIMES THE MONEY 4" L x over 3" W
169 - 7" "Sun" wooden figure
170 - 5 1/2" Pestle
171 - (6) Points from 2 1/4" L to 3" L
172 - 6" x 5 1/4" Hoe
173 - 12" "Sunflower" wooden figure
174 - 5 1/4" L Pestle
175 - (3) Points from 3" L to 3 5/8" L
176 - 7 1/4" L Full groove axe
177 - 4 1/4" L Celt
178 - 7 1/2" T "Eagle by Largo" wooden figure
179 - (5) Bone tools and (1) 2" bone fish hook Bone tools are 3 1/4" L to 4 1/2" L
180 - (12) Points from 3/4" L to 1 1/2" L
181 - 3 1/8" L Point, Hancock Co. Indiana
182 - 5 1/4" L Celt
183 - Matching 9" halves of a "Fish" fossil
184 - 3/4 Groove axe w/ chip, 5" L
185 - Bone tools from Hamilton Co Ohio from the State Line Site
186 - 15" T "Warrior" wooden figure
187 - 5 3/8" L Pestle
188 - 5 1/2" L Celt
189 - 5 1/2" T Full groove hammerstone
190 - Points and more
191 - 28" T wooden figure PHOTOS WILL BE UPLOADED FRIDAY EVENING (JUNE 19TH) BEFORE THE SALE
192 - 6" L Full groove axe
193 - 4 1/4" L Hammerstone
194 - 5" L Celt
195 - (32) Points from 1" L to 4 1/2" L
196 - 3/4 raised groove axe, 5 1/2" L
197 - 5 1/2" L Pestle
198 - 1962 Watson Lake, Yukon, 11" T wooden figure Made by R. Allen and Peter Allen
199 - 4 1/2" L Celt
200 - 3 1/4" L Bannerstone w/ old nick on one corner
201 - Nice 3 3/8" L point
202 - Nice 3 3/4" L point
203 - Nice 3 1/4" L point
204 - Nice 3 9/16" L point
205 - 5 1/2" L Celt
206 - 4" Full groove axe
207 - 4 1/4" L Pestle
208 - 5 3/8" L Full groove axe w/ implement nicks
209 - 5 1/4" L Celt
210 - (20) Clay trade pipes, some engraved
211 - 5 5/8" L Full groove axe
212 - 4 1/2" L Pestle
213 - 4 3/4" L Celt
214 - 4" Axe (appears unfinished)
215 - 3 1/4" L Bannerstone and (4) points NOTE: Bannerstone hole was drilled wrong and came out the side - SEE PHOTOS
216 - 5 1/2" L Pestle
217 - Box of "field pickup" miscellaneous Box is 14" x 8" x 4"
218 - 3 7/8" L full groove axe
219 - 4 3/4" L Celt
220 - Box of miscellaneous incl. points The box is 14" x 8"
221 - 5" L Pestle
222 - 3/4 groove axe, 4 1/2" L
223 - 5 1/4" L Celt
224 - 5" L Pestle
225 - (5) Turkey Tail points from 3 3/4" L to 4 5/8" L
226 - 3/4 raised groove axe, 4 3/4" L
227 - 3 3/4" L Celt
228 - 4" L Full groove axe
229 - 4" L Celt
230 - (18) Points from 1 3/8" L to 4 3/4" L
231 - 3/4 Groove axe w/ damage, 4 1/4" L
232 - 5" L Celt (nicks)
233 - 5 1/4" L Full groove axe w/ damage
234 - Hammerstones and Celt
235 - (2) Drills, 2 1/4" L and 2 1/2" L PHOTOS WILL BE UPLOADED FRIDAY EVENING (JUNE 19TH) BEFORE THE SALE
236 - 4 3/4" L Celt w/ display handle (O.L. 19 1/4" L)
237 - 8" x 6" Grass basket
238 - 3" x 4 1/2" Petrified wood
239 - 7" x 4 1/2" Petrified wood
240 - (8) Points from 1 1/8" L to 1 5/8" L
241 - 8" x 8" Bamboo basket
242 - 2 1/2" L Point
243 - 4" x 4" Petrified
244 - (7) Points from 7/8" L to 1 1/4" L
245 - Antique nail keg w/ field pickup items-PICKUP ONLY
246 - (6) Drills from 3/4" L to 1 1/2" L
247 - Bucket of field finds
248 - 9 1/2" Dia. Pine Needle and Grass flower basket
249 - (3) Hammerstones and more
250 - Antique solid wood and glass 6' store display case The case is 6' L x 44" T x 24" D, lighted, (4) sliding wooden doors, (1) drawer, crack in top beveled edge glass and 5" crack on upper front glass. This seems to be a "solid feeling" display case. NOTE: Mr. Vangilder has mounted this case on dolley wheels. PICKUP ONLY

TERMS: All items sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" regardless of faults.

Jeff Boston Auction Service, LLC
5189 W.St. Rd. 154, Sullivan, IN 47882
(812) 382-4440 - IN LIC# AU01027041