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DAY 1, MID-CENTURY, FIREARMS, ANTIQUES

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 11:00AM EDT - Sun, Jun 25, 2017 11:00AM EDT
Lot 140

LARGE ALASKAN POLAR BEAR RUG, 101" x 80"

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Large Polar Bear rug taken at Point Hope, Alaska in 1930, appears in good condition with claws in tact, approx. 101"l, 80"w *Provenance: Inherited by our consignor whose grandfather, a teacher at the Government school in Point Hope, was given the bear pelt by the Alaskan Eskimo who killed it in 1930. The attached photo of the front page of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 19, 1930 includes an article and photo of the pelt. Start Price: $2000.00

Condition

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