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All items sold as is. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Personal checks, money orders and pay pal.


Final determination as to authenticity shall be that of the buyer. All items sold as, without guarantee of any kind, Russ Hayward (Auctioneer) believes there are some reproduction items in the auction. Items marked as mixed usually means Russ believes there are some reproduction items included in that lot. If you want Russ opinion, please email him at [email protected] or his cell phone is 563-357-1849.  A reminder that you should judge all the items with your experience and knowledge.  There are no guarantees of any kind regarding this auction.  We have been selling Native American Indian items for over 30 years.


Several previous customers have contacted the Archaeological Dept. at the University of Iowa about their collections, resulting in the collector having Midwest Auctions liquidate their items at public sale. The University of Iowa have referred Russ Hayward (Midwest Auctions Inc.) to examine the collection. The owners then decided to have an auction, conducted by Midwest Auctions Inc. Russ Hayward has been referred by the University of Iowa Archeological Department. Russ Hayward had done appraisals on University of Iowa Musuem donations.  There have been 3 referrals in 2022/2023.


Midwest Auctions Inc offer shipping with insurance.  We  usually use Priority mail, UPS and Fedx.  We carefully pack the items. The usual charge is about $10 plus shipping and insurance costs. Remember, large, heavy or long items are expensive to ship. You may also use your own UPS or Fedx account if you have one.


All buyers using a credit card and pay pal will be charged an additional 3% credit processing fee.


We stand behind our sales. Satisfaction a priority.

We want our customers to be satisfied. Russ believes there are reproductions in this collection.  Contact Russ if any questions. Call or text (563) 357-1849, or email  [email protected]




If you have not contacted Midwest Auctions to arrange payment within 3 days of the time that invoice is sent, we will charge the credit card you used to register for the auction for the amount of your invoice.