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two rare beautiful cords of ancient trade beads (2) - Glass, Molten glass - Bruidsschat - Waropen village Geelvinck Bay (NW New Guinea) - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)

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two rare beautiful cords of ancient trade beads (2) - Glass, Molten glass - Bruidsschat - Waropen village Geelvinck Bay (NW New Guinea) - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)

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Current bid $59
Next minimum bid $65
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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2nd half 19th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 2
Object: two rare beautiful cords of ancient trade beads
Indigenous object name: Bruidsschat
Ethnic group: Waropen village Geelvinck Bay (NW New Guinea)
Region/ country: West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)
Material: Glass, Molten glass
Period: 2nd half 19th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 1×1×76 cm

Nice strings. Incorporated by the Papuan people in their traditional tribal monetary system early on in the 19th century. Especially important for dowries, but also for purchases of land and similar transactions.
The beads were imported by Chinese merchants in various coastal regions of New Guinea.
The smallest of the two is 30 cm.
UNIQUE
Will be shipped as Priority Shipment.

Nl newguinea  pro

Feedback score (12 months): 97.4%
Reviews given (Lifetime): 464
Member since: March 7, 2014
  • Great Rare Items ! Fast Delivery.
    Looking forward to do more business in near future

    user-039943f February 12, 2019

  • Perfect transaction. THX very much.

    user-b610272 February 9, 2019

  • Great item but shipping with Yodel was very slow - more than 2 weeks - for that cost you should be able to get DHL two-day service within Europe..

    oborne February 8, 2019

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    Bien emballé
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    Merci
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    user-667a96d January 30, 2019

  • The shipment arrived after a delay of a few days in good condition and corresponded to what I expected. Thanks

    user-020c389 January 28, 2019

  • Great statue, as described. Very well wrapped and fast shipping. Will definitely be bidding on more items from newguinea.

    LuchoMazz January 28, 2019

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    Nice items, well received - Thanks
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    santantimo January 27, 2019

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    Rauschenberg January 26, 2019

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    ware top, schnelle Lieferung, sicher verpackt, sehr zu empfehlen
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    user-d75e0e5 January 20, 2019

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    wel te duur betaald maar dat is natuurlijk mijn eigen schuld verderf is alles prima verlopen, op tijd verstuurd, netjes verpakt en ik ben blij met wat er uit het pakje kwam
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    probleemloze verzending
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    Almar123 January 16, 2019

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    Enfin reçu….

    Merci
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    user-ca29b81 January 15, 2019

  • Veloce. Sicuro. Grazie.

    user-b98e47d January 11, 2019

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    merci super
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    goldwing2000 January 4, 2019

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    Très bel objet conforme à la desciption, belle transaction.
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    bruno91 January 4, 2019

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    Snelle, makkelijke transactie. Mooie items.
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    bennie33 January 4, 2019

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    bonne réception de l'objet.
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    perfekt!!!
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    Good shipping, I can suggest.
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    Parfait! merci!
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    excellent auction deal, fast and good delivery
    AAA+++
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    Wiers123 December 27, 2018

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    L'objet était mal emballé, même pas dépoussiéré, il avait sur l'objet lui même (en bois), de l'adhésif, des traces de colle et des moisissures.
    Ce n'est pas un vendeur consciencieux, dommage!
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    great piece of art!
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    Bonne réception du colis.
    Un point pour l'emballage qui diapres moi aurais pu être mieux fais vu les frais de transport.
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    pas serieux,colis jamais arrive,ne repond pas aux mails,a eviter
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    user-2d3e214 December 20, 2018

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