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Flint Tools Page 4   Page 5    Page 1   Page 2   Page 3

This page contains Ancient Native American Indian "knapped" flint and chert tools such as Knife Blades, Hide Scrapers and Drills to name a few
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Item: Type: Crescent Knife Blade Provenance: Price
ASFT12 A nice gray and light brown mostly uni-faced chert Crescent Knife Found on private land in 75.00
Blade. Side A is thoroughly flaked and well formed in the old school Cherry County, Nebraska
style, while side B is only minimally worked around one edge and near the Snake River
retains a better portion of the original host stones cortex layer
Era: Paleo Period - 10,600 to 11,500 years old
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Item: Type: Side Knife Blade Provenance: Price
ASFT14 A quite rustic black chert Side Knife Blade which has Found on private land in 45.00
flaking patterns isolated to it's single working edge. Cherry County, Nebraska
Era: Prehistoric Period - 300 to 500 years old near the Snake River

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Item: Type: Red Ochre Blade Provenance: Price
LSFT17 A fairly large and very thin for it's size Red Ochre grayish/off-white chert Blade Undocumented, most likely 325.00
  which is very well made. It's thoroughly flaked on both faces and appears to be from the Mid-western States  
  "all there" as it was anciently made and used. A superior piece!    
  Era: Woodland Period - Approx. 3,500 years old Jackson COA  
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Item: Type: Tennessee River Knife Blade Provenance: Price
LSFT18 A mottled purplish-pink chert Archaic Tennessee River Knife blade Recovered from Kentucky 95.00
  which is well flaked on both faces. Quite an attractive piece    
  Era: Archaic - 6,000 to 9,000 years old    
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Item: Type: Tennessee River Knife Blade Provenance: Price
LSFT20 A brown, off-white and gray chert Tennessee River Knife blade, fairly Recovered from 75.00
  well flaked on both faces with good secondary pressure flaking patterns Northern Alabama  
  to the cutting edges on both faces.    
  Era: Archaic Period - 6,000 to 9,000 years old    
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Item: Type: Bi-pointed Early Leaf Knife blade Provenance: Price
LSFT22 A fairly large, very interesting and very thin for it's size blue-gray flint Bi-pointed Early Recovered from 150.00
  Leaf Knife form. It's well flaked on both faces showing an interesting combination of Otero Co., NM  
  percussion, indirect pressure and secondary direct pressure flaking patterns.    
  A problem-free piece which is "all there" as it was anciently made and used.    
  Era: Archaic period - 5,000 to 8,000 years old    
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Item: Type: Early Leaf Knife blade Provenance: Price
LSFT23 A deep purple and white chert Early Leaf Knife blade. This one's a MONSTER and was most likely used Recovered from 250.00
  as a heavy duty big game butchering blade. It's thoroughly flaked on both faces with an interesting mixture Otero Co., NM  
  of percussion, and pressure flaking patterns with more intricate secondary pressure flaking patterns on all 4    
  cutting edges. It has a most interesting well-weathered surface and the only flaw I can see is a slight, 3 layer    
  stack near the left side just above the base on side A. (Left side in photo 1) An impressive piece!    
  Era: Archaic period - 5,000 to 8,000 years old    
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Item: Type: Benjamin Knife Blade Provenance: Price
LSFT24 A nice blue, gray and tan flint Benjamin Knife blade flaked on both Undocumented, most likely from 65.00
  faces but in a most un-refined manner by a novice knapper. Kentucky (Mid-western states)  
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,600 to 3,000 years old    

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Item:

Type: Rose Springs Drill Form

Provenance:

Price

SLFT2

A highly unusual blue-gray and brown jasper Rose Springs

Found by Jerry Sherer

30.00

 

Sloping Shoulder Drill Form. This unique tool is very flat in form 

of Wilder Idaho along

 

 

but well flaked on both faces by an "almost" intermediate knapper.

the Snake River in

 

 

The very tip was lost through use in ancient times and the base is

Jerome, Idaho

 

 

irregular/uneven. It shows traits of substantial river polish as well.

 

 

 

Era: Developmental to Classic Phase - 600 to 1600 years old

 

 

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DAFT739 A mottled pink, purple and gray chert Archaic Recovered in 275.00
  Leaf Blade, well flaked on both faces by an Railroad Valley, NV  
  advanced knapper. It looks "Plain Jane-ish" in     
  the photos, but is much more attractive in person. Stermer COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MCFT4 A mottled light gray novaculite Paleo Plainview Drill Found in Causey, Eastern New Mexico, 325.00
  form, well flaked on both faces with nice early basal about 20 miles south of Black Water Draw Reduced!
  grinding. This one appears to be "all there" as it was in Paleo country 200.00
  first made.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DFFT11 A fairly large light brown jasper triangular Archaic dual purpose Landers, WY 20.00
  (knife and scraper) tool created by a novice knapper, or at least a    
  knapper who was in a hurry. It has alkali encrustation which is    
  normally seen on artifacts recovered from dried-up lake bed areas.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT25 A monster of an obsidian Quarry Blank which has Recovered in 400.00
  fine pressure flaking to all edges indicating it's use as Humboldt Co., NV  
  a butchering blade during the early Archaic period. It       
  has slight stacking and steps, which is to be expected    
  from a piece undergoing a morphing process. It has a    
  1-3/16" section of the original host stone's rind on the    
  bottom of the basal area, offset to one side (photo 6)    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT26 A fairly large blue-black fine grained dacite Archaic Triangular Recovered in 335.00
  Knife blade made with a good combination of percussion Churchill Co., NV  
  flaking followed-up by pressure flaking to all of it's edges.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHFT1174 A fairly thick and well made mottled Undocumented, 75.00
  light blue-gray and tan flint Benton most likely  
  knife blade. It has a few recent nicks Kentucky  
  to the edges from improper storage    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT27 A very attractive bi-pointed Cascade Knife blade  Recovered in 350.00
  having percussion flaking in the center of both faces with Churchill Co., NV  
  very intricate secondary pressure flaking all around the    
  edges on both faces. It has an ancient nick to one tip    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHFT1171 A fairly large and unusual blue flint Archaic Undocumented, 150.00
  Benton knife blade having very nice early most likely 110.00
  percussion flaking patterns. It has some  Kentucky  
  ragged usage wear to the edges and tip and a    
  lateral fracture travelling from the very base    
  along 1 edge for 1" (right side of photo 1)    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHFT1180 A medium gray plain Jane Undocumented, 35.00
  chert Abasolo knife form most likely  
  with no real outstanding Texas  
  characteristics to describe    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT14 A nice obsidian Quarry or Trade Blank  Recovered in 35.00
  nicely flaked on both faces and ready to Churchill Co., NV  
  have been transformed into a preform    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT29 An off-white, tan and gray-blue chalcedony multi-  Recovered in 175.00
  purpose Butchering Knife, Perforator, Scraper blade Churchill Co., NV  
  made on a large spawl, it shows nice pressure flaking    
  to the edges. A most fascinating and unique piece    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
PGFT2 A very sturdy black basalt Crescent butchering Recovered on the 85.00
  knife blade which only has secondary pressure  Columbia River  
  flaking around the cutting edges on side A. Crude (No further information)  
  in appearance, but quite an old workhorse.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT4 A horizontally banded mottled brown jasper  Recovered in 120.00
  Pluvial Lakes Side Notched Knife blade whose tip Churchill Co., NV  
  was worked for use as a spokeshave. Created    
  with mostly percussion flaking, it has pressure    
  flaking to all 4 cutting edges. It's nicked up here    
  and there but still a large and desirable piece.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCFT19 A very attractive pink and maroon chert Recovered in 75.00
  Wahmuza knife form which has been Churchill Co., NV  
  anciently worked down and is showing    
  signs of beveling. A very nice piece    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
BYFT2 A most interesting obsidian Square-end Knife    Offered by the original finder 30.00
  from the Archaic period. Side B is mostly who found this one on his  
  percussion flaking, while side A shows a LOT of ranch in Harney Co., OR  
  pressure flaking edgework to both cutting edges. (details to buyer)  
  It appears to have some slight, more recent nicks    
  to the cutting edges, but nothing really drastic    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
RCFT94 A very nice, medium-sized From the late George Miller collection 20.00
  lavender and white chert Pencil all assembled from Modoc Co., CA 10.00
  Drill which has unfortunate  and Churchill Co., NV (Comes with a  
  modern re-chipping to the tip on detailed write-up about the finder and  
  one face, priced accordingly his collection)  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ACFT4 A nice sized mostly black with some mahogany Siskiyou Co., CA 35.00
  obsidian hand pick. (I'm assuming that these    
  were used to dig out edible roots) One end    
  was anciently nicked off. (photos 5 & 6)    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ACFT2 A somewhat crude, but interesting burgundy Siskiyou Co., CA 85.00
  Franciscan chert Hand Axe/chopper, most    
  likely from the Paleo period between 10,000    
  to 11,500 years old    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
BYFT5 A nice sized blue-gray dacite Archaic Cascade Offered by the original finder 18.00
  hafted Knife blade, created by a novice knapper who found this one on his  
  and having quite a few "steps" from a fast & dirty ranch in Harney Co., OR  
  knapping effort. It has a more recent nick to the tip (details to buyer)  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
BYFT6 A black obsidian Archaic Cascade Knife blade, well Offered by the original finder 14.00
  flaked with oblique transverse patterns by an advanced who found this one on his  
  knapper. It has an ancient lateral cut to one edge near ranch in Harney Co., OR  
  the tip (photo 6) and a few very small (about the size of  (details to buyer)  
  the head of a pin) more recent surface nicks, most likely    
  caused from improper storage. Still a neat little piece.    
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Item: Type: Salvaged Drill Provenance: Price
RPFT28 A most unusual tan and brown flint drill form which was Recovered from 30.00
  salvaged and reworked from a larger Arrowhead. Hugo Lake, OK  
    Ex: Greg Perino  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MCFT8 An (amateur?) archaeologist's boo-boo. A Provenance is undocumented, 175.00
  light mottled blue flint concave-based Paleo most likely a mid-western piece Reduced!
  Drill which is encased in what appears to be a   100.00
  dried-up lakebed's hardened sediment.    
  Probably broken by the excavation attempt    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ASFT7 A most attractive and very thin reddish-orange  Recovered in  250.00
  Hartville uplift chert Archaic beveled Knife blade Cherry Co., NE 175.00
  having a very unique style of manufacture. First (Full history to buyer)  
  off, the edges on side B were left untouched and    
  although side B shows thorough flaking patterns    
  (photo 4) it's basically "flat". Side A has mostly    
  percussion and pressure flaking to the surface,    
  with thorough secondary pressure flaking to all     
  edges. It has a lateral fracture leading from the tip    
  down one edge (Left edge in photo 1) for a    
  length of 7/8". A very nice looking item Taylor COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DAFT21 A very long and narrow mottled Recovered in 125.00
 

orange and tan chert knife blade

Harney Co., OR  
    Jackson COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
LEFT5 A fairly large (for type) and quite crude Recovered in 20.00
  green and yellow chert uni-faced end Oldham Co., TX  
  scraper having thin purple horizontal banding. Offered by the finder  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
EWFT1 A most colorful and attractive mottled red,  Found in 500.00
  pink, gray and white flint Knife Blade having Itawamba Co., MS  
  some usage wear to the cutting edges    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ASFT4 A very attractive mottled reddish-brown and  Found in 250.00
  gray silicified wood Early Archaic Ovoid Knife Jefferson Co., NE  
  blade. It's thoroughly percussion flaked on  (Full details to buyer)  
  both faces but does have a few steps owing to    
  the difficulty of working this type of material.    
  It also has some secondary pressure flaking to    
  the edges from ancient re-sharpenings.    
  It comes with a thorough and detailed history Stermer COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ASFT5 A most interesting, for the color alone, yellow Recovered in Nebraska 200.00
  Niobrara chert Shoshone Knife blade.    
  Percussion flaked on both faces with slight     
  secondary pressure flaking to the cutting edges.    
  It's slightly asymmetrical and has an ancient      
  nick near the tip, which appears to have been    
  caused by overly aggressive flaking during the    
  re-sharpening phase, still an attractive item Taylor COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ASFT6 A fairly nice hurriedly made Moss Recovered in  175.00
  Agate Archaic Ovoid Knife blade. Cherry Co., NE  
  Although the flaking is a bit crude, This (Full history to buyer)  
  host material alone adds attractiveness    
  to this piece. It has one single flat area    
  on one edge near the tip on side A    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
ASFT9 A fairly large fine grained basalt jet Recovered in 175.00
  black Knife blade having thorough, Saguache Co., CO  
  although subdued flaking patterns    
  due to the nature of the host stone.    
  It displays secondary pressure     
  flaking along its edges and has slight    
  alkali deposits. Taylor COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT15 A very colorful, interesting and slightly crude mottled red, gray and Found in Polk Co., TX 125.00
  brown petrified wood Refugio Knife Blade dating to the late (Offered by original finder)  
  Archaic period between 2,000 and 4,000 years old. It's bifacially    
  worked along a single cutting edge (left side in photo 3), although    
  not intricately, while the opposing edge was left in a natural, rough    
  form. It shows small sections of the original outer cortex of the    
  petrified wood host stone and is just a very unusual piece.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT10 A nice medium-sized tan and red jasper Refugio hafted knife Found in Polk Co., TX 75.00
  blade, well flaked on both faces with a slight ancient usage nick (Offered by original finder)  
  on one edge near the tip. It dates back to the Archaic period    
  and is between 2,000 and 4,000 years old.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT11 A somewhat crudely formed, fast & dirty gray and tan chert Refugio  Found in Polk Co., TX 30.00
  knife form. Created on a spawl and mostly formed through percussion (Offered by original finder)  
  flaking. An interesting piece for it's simplicity which dates back to the    
  Archaic period and is between 2,000 and 4,000 years old.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT12 A most interesting and quite colorful, almost uni-faced mottled brown and Found in Polk Co., TX 35.00
  tan chert Flake Knife Blade. Side A is well flaked with the exception of a (Offered by original finder)  
  rough reddish cortex section remaining on the base. Side B is thoroughly    
  pressure flaked around the cutting edges only, and retains a vertical flat in    
  it's entire center from the surface of the original flake's form. A most    
  interesting blade dating (by artifact association) back to the Archaic    
  through Woodland periods, between 1,000 and 3,200 years old.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT1 A plain-jane, crudely flaked gray quartzite pentagonal knife form Found in Polk Co., TX 20.00
  which appears to be all but spent. By artifact association it dates (Offered by original finder)  
  back to the Archaic through Woodland periods and is between    
  1,000 and 3,200 years old.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
CHFT6 A fairly crude tan and reddish jasper/chert knife form. It's fairly thick and  Found in Polk Co., TX 18.00
  sturdy with a ragged base and as a knife form, it was probably in it's final (Offered by original finder)  
  stages of usefulness. By artifact association it dates back to the Archaic    
  through Woodland periods and is between 1,000 and 3,200 years old.    

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