COLUMBIA RIVER, COLUMBIA PLATEAU & LOWER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY
KNIFES OR BLADES.
Up for your consideration is this Natural authentic Columbia Plateau Large knife blade. Found on the banks of the Columbia River, near the present day Priest Rapids Dam, south of Vantage, WA. On state route 243 between Mattawa, WA. and the Venetia Bridge in South Central Washington State. Who found this artifacts is unknown, but it looks like the type of points found in the Jagger Island, (Also spelling of Yeager, and Yeagar Island), or the Old Figure Two Ranch, and down the Columbia River to the Tri-Cities area. The material is Chalcedony-Agate, the colors are gray to light brownish white. Found locally in the Saddle Mountains, only a few miles to the north and to the west. This is a common form of Petrified Wood, is from the Volcanic, Miocene Geological era. Grading on this point is a full grade 9.1. Has has no flat spots on either side, no nicks, dings, or broken parts. Very large complete knife blade, no exact Provenance, was part of the Al & Norm Burg Collection of Ellensburg, WA. The information on this was found in the early 50's between Wanapum Dam and Venetia Bridge on State Rt. 243. Before the dams were built.
The Age and type of point by using professional standards is from the Professional classifications of about 200 before present, (BP). Age is about 200 years to 3,500 BP. Columbia River. Please, understand knifes of this type are not dateable. We do not use Robert Overstreet's Publication on arrowheads. This is simply because they do not seperate Columbia Plateau, from Far West Great Basin. We don't intend to say negatives about Overstreet, only that they need to use more professional information from Universities and establish modern museum. Not personals with personal interest in seeing their artifacts used in their publication to enhance their value. Remember, we are professionals; we use science and published reports to make our grading, authentication and real time in professional field schools. We do not us Dealers who claim to know about the Columbia River, when in fact they have never saw the Columbia River, Snake River or the Lower Columbia River. Buy from a professional that is your insurance policy on legal collected, corrected types, and correct ages.
We offer a certification grading, typology, material, subsistence, and climate type, certificate of Authentic Report. Since, we are professionals with at least one PhD's signature we charge a humble $ 65.00 per report. With that you receive a full 11.5" X 8" hard Photo paper with three or more photos of your artifact with all information stated above. All in living color. We will not accept, out of US or Canada Payments unless they are PayPal and completed. Oversea shipping is much extra, and up to $ 59.95 plus insurance. Sorry, we will not ship to some Nations around the world because of the terrorist problems. We are elderly and we are selling only because we need to downsize and move on. You may purchase this entire frame for $ 20,000.00 it has 50 Grade A or 9.0 to 10.00 points. If some are sold we have 15,000 more to match the missing. You pick from a group of 115 points, and knives; you chose. you take the best 50 off those on Arrowheads.com
You're most welcome to purchases the entire collection. But, please have that amounts of money. If you want photos of all the frames we are asking $ 300.00 for a color binder with those separate frames. If you want photos of the entire collection we ask $ 350.00 for those photos on hard Photo paper. The paper and ink is worth the $ 300.00. Please, again be respectful of our privacy. You may see some parts of the collection at Columbia River Ancient Resources. The museum is nonprofit and FREE to all.
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