Reports from High Noon's Western Americana Sale weekend are very positive - at least for sellers.
A 1880s Navajo Pictorial Germantown blanket went for $74,750 after opening at $35,000 on a $50,000 estimate.
A pair of Sioux Child's pictorial britches garnered $24,150 and a Sioux pictorial beaded jacket with fringe brought a high bid of $12,650.
High Noon also sells other non-native items from the Southwest. The next auction is on February 6, 7 and 8, 2009 in Phoenix. Bring money.
For more information, try www.highnoon.com.
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