FUN2011 Online Catalogue ~ Lots...11-20 ~ Page...2
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Man With Firearms LOT 11 Man With Firearms
Indian
Owen Covert Modern: Above Average 1937-S VF/VG


Final Price: ___$132___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: This modern carving has eight feathers (including the two original feathers) radiating from the top of the Indian's head. All very nicely done. Eye slightly altered but not the profile. No ear or collar. Signed “OC” on reverse.

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Here Lives A Kind Woman LOT 12 Here Lives A Kind Woman
Bearded Man Wearing Hat
Owen Covert Modern: Superior 1937-P VF/F


Final Price: ___$143___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A very nice modern carving by Owen Covert of the typical hobo nickel subject. Short brim on hat (vertical striped hatband); large era, unaltered profile. Bear/hair are in style of Bo. Strongly sloping forehead. Nice double collar. Entire Field is stipple-dressed with LIBERTY removed. Nice eye appeal. Signed “OC” on reverse.

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Here Lives A Gentleman LOT 13 Here Lives A Gentleman
Long Nosed Clown Wearing Hat
Ray Castro Modern: Superior 1927-P VG


Final Price: ___$110___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A modern carving by Ray Castro of a long-nosed beardless clown wearing a checkered hat. Large round ear, heavy eyebrow and clown makeup around mouth. Hair well defined at edges. No collar. Field completely and smoothly dressed with LIBERTY removed. Nice eye appeal. Signed “RC” on reverse under buffalo.

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Fresh Water Safe Camping LOT 14 Fresh Water Safe Camping
Lady Warrior
Ray Castro Modern: Superior 1936-P XF


Final Price: ___$66___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A modern carving of a lady warrior by Ray Castro. This coin depicts a winged helmeted female with pigtails. Profile completely altered as well as eye and lips. Coin antiqued after carving. Nice smooth field. Nice eye appeal. Signed on reversed “RC”.

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Work Is Hard Here LOT 15 Work Is Hard Here
Lady Warrior with Winged Helmet
Ray Castro Modern: Superior 1937-P XF


Final Price: ___$55___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: Another version of a warrior lady by modern carver Ray Castro, again with winged helmet. This representation has long hair flowing out. Altered profile, eye, mouth, etc. Eyebrow added; jaw line enhanced; vertically-striped collar. Field nicely dressed. Coin was antiqued after carving. Signed “RC” on reverse.

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Water LOT 16 Water
Bearded Man Wearing Derby
Ray Castro Modern: Superior 1935-P XF/AU


Final Price: ___$93.50___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A very eye appealing modern carving by Ray Castro. The beard/hair are done in a nice flowing style. The hat is expertly carved and the eye and mouth are delicately altered. Very nice definition at bottom of beard. Ear lobe visible under hair. Antiqued surfaces. Nicely dressed field. “RC” on reverse.

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There Are Dogs LOT 17 There Are Dogs
Beardless Man Wearing Cap
Ray Castro Modern: Superior 1935-P XF/VF


Final Price: ___$82.50___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A very interesting soft cap adorns this subject's head on this modern carving by Ray Castro. Cap has a wrap around brim at front. Hair drops beneath cap and has a circular screw-top design at the bottom as a “hair holder.” Altered profile; nicely done mustache. Antiqued surface. Simple V collar. Nicely dressed field with LIBERTY removed. Signed “RC” on reverse.

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Man With Firearms LOT 18 Man With Firearms
Japanese Geisha
Steve Cox Modern: Superior 1937-P VF


Final Price: ___$176___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: A lovely portrait of a Japanese Geisha in 3/4 view to the right. Modern carver Steve Cox has captured the essence of the Asian entertainer perfectly with delicate features and details. Circular border sets off the subject in a cameo effect. Date and ornamentation on the shoulder. Nice eye appeal. “SDC” signature is found on the coin's edge.

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Here Lives A Kind Woman LOT 19 Here Lives A Kind Woman
Sunfish and Crescent Moon Face
Steve Cox Modern: AboveAve/AboveAve(H) 1937-P XF/VF


Final Price: ___$176___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: An unusual design graces this modern carving by Steve Cox. The subject matter includes a sunfish facing right and a crescent moon face facing left, sharing the profile. The fish has semi circular inlay of gold at the rim of the face. Very small “SDC” on the edge of the nickel.

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Here Lives A Gentleman LOT 20 Here Lives A Gentleman
Moon Face
Steve Cox Modern: Above Average 1936-D G


Final Price: ___$143___ ...Hammer Price plus 10% Buyer's Fee.

      Fivaz/Alpert: This Steve Cox modern carving subject is a full face moon with a smiling face covering almost the entire obverse of the nickel. The date and LIBERTY remain. Ornate border around the moon. Signed “SDC” on the edge.

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