Private and Sale Prices Realized - 2009 and Prior


25 January 2009607
De Zwerver Dossier #23

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Fine beaded beard
Classic
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Classic carving
$364 on eBay
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James Stewart
Commission
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Keith Pedersen
$55 on eBay and Commission Carving
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Carvings continue to come tumbling out of James Stewart's creative cornucopia!
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A treasure found at FUN2009!
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A trio of recent classic carving sales
$266                         $62                         $55
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Classic carving... $722 on eBay
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Jefferson Nickel Carvings... by Bill Jameson
Negentien Achtendertig Jarhead Bottoms Hell Fire Jack
Translation... "The Hobo File #607 [ bits and pieces ]"
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17 February 2009614
De Zwerver Dossier #24

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

“Pioban ‘Dúidíns’ O'Hanlon on a rainy Knockcroghery day.” Click to view supersized image carved on a 1913 TypeI 5¢
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“Emblems of Ireland −My Pipe of Irish Clay” −by Bridget Haggerty
Numismatic News • January 27, 2009 Click to view an enlargement of this photograph.
Classic
$13 on eBay
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Classic
$364 on eBay
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"Death comes for us all!"
by Bob Shamey
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Classic
$76 on eBay
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Exquisitely carved nickels from Steve Cox's workbench!
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Found at a Michigan Coin Show by Ralph Winter!
Found at a Michigan Coin Show by Ralph Winter! • “Sam Francisco” 5¢ Found at a Michigan Coin Show by Ralph Winter! Found at a Michigan Coin Show by Ralph Winter! Found at a Michigan Coin Show by Ralph Winter! • “Howard Hughes” 5¢
Classic... $490 on eBay
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Translation... "The Hobo File #614 [ bits and pieces ]"
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19 March 2009624
De Zwerver Dossier #25

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

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Classic
$251 on eBay
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Classic (carved on 1913-S Type-I 5¢)
$397 on eBay
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Mystery (vise screw?) mark on reverse.
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Recently Carved Nickels by Cliff Kraft.
"Sadie" $126
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"Badger" $146
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"Maggie & Jiggs" $129... all on eBay
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"Pals" a Personal Gift
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Bill Jameson
$73 eBay
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Classic
$27 eBay
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Classic
$205 eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$160 eBay
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Bill Jameson
$153 eBay
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Joe Paonessa
$150 on eBay
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Icarus "Ichabod" Crane
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Bumper Ben's Domicile
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Bernie "Cyrano" Bergerac
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Classic
$40 on eBay
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Translation... "The Hobo File #624 [ bits and pieces ]"
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22 April 2009632
De Zwerver Dossier #26

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

"Beady Eye"
$183 on eBay
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Paneossa's
"Athena Noctua"
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"EMcD"
$154 on eBay
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Jameson's
"Sus Scrofa"
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John Carter
$203 on eBay
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Classic
$172 on eBay
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Steve Cox
$302 on eBay
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Classic
$30 on eBay
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Lakeland VW Show
3/14/09
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Nickel Carver James Steward Strikes Again!
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Bowers and Merena's... Highlights from "The Shrewsbury Hobo Nickel Collection" Click to visit auction website.
Lot 2658
$1,610
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Lot 2663
$920
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Lot 2668
$201
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Lot 2675
$546
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Lot 2678
$604
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Translation... "The Hobo File #632 [ bits and pieces ]"
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7 May 2009637
De Zwerver Dossier #27

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Classic
$368 on eBay
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Bill Jameson's
"Off To See The Elephant"
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Classic
$161 on eBay
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Classic
$54 on eBay
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Art "Cinco de Arturo" DelFavero's "Cinco Por Cinco" engraved on a 1957 Mexican Five Pesos Coin
~ Unknown Subject ~ Unknown Artist
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Ralph Winter had a fun day at a Michigan Coin Convention! ~ April 23, 2009
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Three Interesting Postcards That Our Esteemed Editor Ralph Scrounged Up!
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Translation... "The Hobo File #637 [ bits and pieces ]"
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9 July 2009644
De Zwerver Dossier #28

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Classic
$78 on eBay
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Classic
$30 at CoinShop
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Classic
$227 on eBay
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Classic
$168 on eBay
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Larry Foster
$30 on eBay
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J.W.Hughey
$24 on eBay
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"Braidy"
$308 on eBay
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Bob Shamey
$305 on eBay
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Classic
$19 on eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$153 eBay
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Superlative specimens from a Staten Island New York collection sold on eBay:
$130
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$179
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$205
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$434
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"Wee Willy"
by Derek Pegnall
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Owen Covert had a super day in May at a local California coin shop!
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Translation... "The Hobo File #644 [ bits and pieces ]"
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31 August 2009651
De Zwerver Dossier #29

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Bill Jameson
$208 on eBay
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"Snout" Bottoms
Bill Jameson
Commission
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Diana Frances Spencer

Eric Truitt
Private Sale
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"NeedleEar"
$639 on eBay
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Classic
$206 on eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$149 eBay
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Marc Banks
Private Buy
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Eric Truitt
Private Sale
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Bob Shamey
$180 on eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$225 eBay
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Classic
$198 on eBay
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Classic
$130 on eBay
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Lee Griffiths
Commission
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James Stewart
$55 on eBay
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James Stewart
$90 on eBay
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Stephen D. Cox
$228 on eBay
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"Wild Man"
$54 on eBay
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"Long Nose"
Mike Peabody
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"Smiley"
$123 on eBay
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James Stewart
$80 on eBay
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Translation... "The Hobo File #651 [ bits and pieces ]"
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30 September 2009654
De Zwerver Dossier #30

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Bob Shamey
$374 on eBay
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Eric Truitt
$81 on eBay
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J.W.Hughey
$154 on eBay
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Bob Shamey
$175 on eBay
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Classic
$434 on eBay
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Bill Jameson
Private Sale
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Eric Truitt
$41 on eBay
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Bob Shamey
$468 on eBay
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Classic
$60 on eBay
This Hobo looks like he has recently returned from the Crusades!
Art DelFavero
Private Buy
There is no accounting for a person's tastes!
Marc Banks
Private Buy
Marc takes wonderful photographs!
James Stewart
$108 on eBay
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Bob Shamey
$320 on eBay
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Click to view an enlargement of this photograph. Getting Your Hands on Owen's Bo's
"The Collection"

Here is one of my books done and published that I'm working on.
It is in full color and hard bound covered. It is a 12x12 size and
 intended to be a coffee table book loaded with photos of my carvings only.
My second book is 60% done and will be wire bound in grey scale
with all carvers listed... all known and modern. ~ Owen Covert ~ 9/3/09

Translation... "The Hobo File #654 [ bits and pieces ]"
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28 October 2009656
De Zwerver Dossier #31

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Amy Armstrong
Private Sale
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Art DelFavero, Ralph Winter and Fred Avan
have a "PlayDate" on 8 October 2009
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Steve Cox
Private Sale
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Bargains on eBay
Peanut Ear
$92
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Telephone Ear
$53
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Bob Shamey
$419 on eBay
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Howard Thomas
$73 on eBay $67 on eBay
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Classic
$243 on eBay
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Marc Banks' latest finds
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Steve Cox
Comission Carvings
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Eric Truitt
"Ijs Draak"
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Eric Truitt's Sketchpad
( Click on excerpt to see entire page. )
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Sonny carved this → nickel, his 21st, in 1997 and gave it to his Mom.
Sonny Carpenter
"Sam"
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Translation... "The Hobo File #656 [ bits and pieces ]"
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29 November 2009660
De Zwerver Dossier #32

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Bill Jameson
Private sale & $235 on eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$154 eBay
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Telephone Ear
$405 eBay
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Classic
$535 on eBay
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Classic
$9 on eBay
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Jim Stewart
$200 on eBay
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Bob Shamey
$315 and $319 on eBay
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Art Hutchison
$73 on eBay
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J.W.Hughey
$127 on eBay
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Classic
$101, $101 and $228 on eBay
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Classic
$208 on eBay
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Doug Sutherland
$64 on eBay
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Howard Thomas
$90, $135, and $84 on eBay
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Mike Pezak... currently being offered on eBay for
$205
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$231
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$256
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$754
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$754
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$754
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$754
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$812
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$205
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Translation... "The Hobo File #660 [ bits and pieces ]"
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3 December 2009665
De Zwerver Dossier #33

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"Jay Bird"... " Clipart ETC "
Source: Caricature:
Wit and Humor of a Nation
in Picture, Sound and Story

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Ralph Winter's Awesome
Hobo Buffalo Postcard
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Sold on eBay for $200
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Stephen D. Cox
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Carved for Ralph Winter
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Stephen D. Cox... Five Private Commission Carvings
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Gleanings from the recent innovative creations by Nickel Carver Eric Truitt Click to visit Eric's Photobucket Photo Album.
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Bob Shamey... $416 and $542 on eBay
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Howard Thomas... $229, $210 and $148 on eBay
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No Classic Carvings unearthed during this time period.
Translation... "The Hobo File #665 [ bits and pieces ]"
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17 December 2009667
De Zwerver Dossier #34

 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya

Doug Sutherland
$82 eBay
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Jim Stewert
$130 eBay                 135 eBay
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Marcus Hunt
$186 eBay
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Howard Thomas
PrivateSale
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John Carter
$59 eBay
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Adam Leech
$16 eBay                 $57 eBay
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Steve Cox
PrivateSale
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Bob Shamey
$324 eBay                 $357 eBay
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$434 eBay
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Marcus Hunt
$186 eBay                 $528 eBay
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Amy Armstrong
$178 eBay                 $200 ebay
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Eric Truitt
Swedish Krona
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Keith Pedersen
Private Sale             Only Hand
                                 Tools Used
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No Classic Carvings unearthed during this time period.
Translation... "The Hobo File #667 [ bits and pieces ]"
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