Archival Pieces St Charles - Dovetail pg 1  
Item: FA939    *NEW*        Tom Davis COA  G-10 
Description: Beautiful Brown County Ohio Dovetail - Found in Brown County, Ohio.  Made of beautiful cream colored Flint Ridge Chert.  Great bevels & serrations.  Well shaped & well ground base.  Overall point symmetry is exceptional!  Comes with a Tom Davis COA, graded G-10.  Ex- Gilbert Cooper, Ex-Tom Davis, Ex- D. Travis, Ex- Leonard, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 2 5/8 x 1 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA144
Description: Estill Co., KY Dovetail - There is a 8 or 10 county area in Central Kentucky where there is found a type that looks like it is in between a Lost Lake and a Dovetail.  This is one of those pieces.  ItI would rate this nice piece around a G-7 or G-8 with an tiny ancient tip ding that does not hurt it at all.  It is very near 1st stage having had only a couple of re-sharpenings.  The base on this one is REALLY WELL ground!  Made of Kentucky Hornstone with half a "bulls eye" in one side.  (see photos).  Found near Drowning Creek, in Estill County, KY.  Ex-Monty Pennington.

 

Size: 3 1/4 x 1 13/16 inches

 

Price: $ SOLD                  (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA571  
Description: Ohio Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a nice Large Hornstone Dovetail that is a few box dings from being a really nice large piece.  It has nice flaking and good bevels from being re-sharpened.  It was found in Ohio.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 7/8 x 1 11/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA884    *NEW*
Description: Very Nice Colorful Sonora Dovetail - from Dave Zinky Collection.  Jefferson County, KY.     

 

Size: 2 1/4 1 5/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA297           Indiana Green Dovetail
Description: Attica Chert Dovetail - Here is a very nice Dovetail that I purchased at Jim Bennett's auction in Fort Mitchell, KY in Dec. 2007.  It is made of Attica Chert ( aka. Indiana Green).  It has ancient damage to one ear and a small ancient impact fracture to the tip.  Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                       (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA596    *NEW*   INVESTMENT GRADE    Tom Davis COA G-10
Description: BIG Fort Payne Chert Serrated Dovetail with Spokeshave - Here is a Big Colorful Handful of Serrated Dovetail.  It is made of a beautifully mottled piece of highly patinated Fort Payne Chert.  It was found recently in Central Kentucky in a flower bed.  This fine piece has an ancient spokeshave into the edge of the blade creating an "offset" on one side of the blade.  (see photos)  It is serrated down to the ear below the point where the spokeshave ends and the other side is serrated nearly the length of the blade edge.  It has one small ancient ding to one side of the base.  (see photos)  This fine blade is very nicely flaked and outstandingly colored.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10.  Ex- R. Tyree Collection, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 7/8 x 1 11/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA850    *NEW*             TOM DAVIS COA G10
Description: Super Large Dovetail - Here is a Fantastic Dovetail from Barren County, Kentucky.  It is well made and well flaked.  It has nice symmetry and shape.  It is made of Fort Payne Chert.  Ex- A. Moncrief, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 4 3/8 x 1 3/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA788    *NEW*      TOM DAVIS COA
Description: Outstanding Clipped Wing Dovetail - Here is a Very Nice Dovetail that was found in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  It has a nice bevel on one blade edge of both sides with serrations down the length of both blade edges.  It has a Super base and ears.  This type of Dove is called the "Clipped Wing Variety".  It is made of Fort Payne Chert  and is a very nice blotched tan in color.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA. 

 

Size: 3 9/16 x 1 3/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA762    *NEW*        TOM DAVIS COA G-10
Description: Beautiful Sonora Chert Dovetail - Here is an Extraordinary Dovetail. What it lacks in size, it make up for in form.  It has perfect symmetry and shape.  It has excellent flaking.  It is lightly serrated down both blade edges.  The base is well made and well ground.  It has nice color.  This nice Dovetail is made of highly collectible Sonora Chert.  This fine Dove was found in Garrard County, Kentucky.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10.  Ex- Tyree, Ex- R. Durham

 

Size: 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                 (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA519   *NEW*        Big Beautiful Dove
Description: Fort Payne Chert Serrated Dovetail - Here is a VERY NICE Dovetail that is made of a beautiful piece of mottled, Highly Patinated Fort Payne Chert.  It is serrated down both blade edges.  (see photos)  It is well made and has excellent symmetry.  The base is nicely ground.  From the Hayden Bybee Collection.  Ex- H. Bybee 

 

Size: 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA520   *NEW*
Description: Serrated Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a Beautiful Dovetail that was found in Clark County, Kentucky.  It has excellent flaking and shape.  It is serrated down the length of both blade edges.  It has a couple of ancient dings but is still a very nice dove.  It was in the Hayden Bybee Collection of Madison County, KY - Ex- H. Bybee 

 

Size: 3 13/16 x 1 7/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA546   *           HUGE PIECE OF FLINT RIDGE
Description: Enormous Flint Ridge Chert Dovetail -  Here is an Enormous Dovetail that is made of a Colorful piece of highly collectible Flint Ridge Flint.  This Huge Dove was found Broken and then Glued back together.  It is a BIG piece of Flint Ridge measuring over 5 1/2 inches. (see photos)  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- B. Tyree

 

Size: 5 5/8 x 1 7/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD   (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA627   *NEW*            TOM DAVIS COA
Description: WHAT a Dovetail - This Massive Dovetail was found on the Day Farm, off KY 627 near White Hall, Kentucky.  It has one of the Best Made St. Charles Bases that I have ever saw.  The base is well ground.  The base ends in two Deep, Well Made Side Notches.  (see photos).  From there you have Blade Edges that have only gone through a couple of re-sharpenings each and are lightly serrated.  The tip of this beauty may have even been snapped during manufacture.  The very tip is eat up with Iron Deposits.  There is only a "tiny" chigger bite to one side of the VERY tip that is not ancient.  This Big Dovetail is made out of What I believe to be Cain Ridge Chert from Fayette County, Ky.  This is an OUTSTANDING example of a Kentucky Dovetail with Fantastic Flaking over the entire Dovetail.   If not for the tip, this would be a VERY High End St. Charles Base Dovetail.  It was found by Shelby of the Burgin & Day Families and this collection remained intact until we obtained it.  All the pieces in this collection were found from 1930 through 1970 in the areas North and East of Richmond, Kentucky in Madison County.  Ex- Shelby Burgin, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington  

 

Size: 4 X 1 9/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA684    *NEW*       TOM DAVIS COA     TRANSLUCENT FLINT RIDGE
Description: Beautiful Flint Ridge Flint Dovetail - This Beautiful Dovetail was found in Ross County, Ohio.  It is made of Flint Ridge Flint.  This nice Dovetail is fairly Translucent.  (see photos).  It has near perfect symmetry and shape.  It has REALLY Great Flaking and a Fine Tip.  (see photos).  The base is well made and lightly ground.  It comes with a Tom Davis Certificate of Authenticity.  Ex- W. Wagers, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington Collection.   

 

Size: 2 15/16 x 1 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA722    *NEW*
Description: Dover Dovetail - This nice Dover Dovetail was found in Humphreys County, Tennessee, by William Stafford.  It had nice symmetry.   It has a couple of dings but is still a nice Dove.  Mr. William Stafford passed away in 1974 and the news print that this collection was wrapped in was dated in the early 1980's.  A bargain for this size Dovetail.   Ex- William Stafford Collection,  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2  inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA570   *NEW*    TOM DAVIS COA    BIG, Indented Base Dovetail
Description: Notched or Indented Base Dovetail - Here is a Big Beautiful Indented Base Dovetail that is made of high grade Hornstone.  It was found in Kentucky and has been through several re-sharpenings to achieve a slim profile.  It is over 4 1/4 inches long, but the slim profile makes it look longer still.  It has very nice flaking and form and near perfect symmetry.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington 

 

Size: 4 5/16 x 1 3/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA572   *NEW*
Description: Carter Cave Chert Dovetail - Here is a nice little Dovetail with a well made, well ground base that is made of highly collectible Carter Caver Chert.  It is a deal with only a couple of minor ancient dings.  It was found in Clark County, Kentucky.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 2 7/16 x 1 3/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA609   *NEW*
Description: Beautiful Gray Fossilifferous Boyle Chert Dovetail -  Here is a Beautiful Dovetail that is made of a Dark Gray piece of Fossilifferous Boyle Chert.  It has a Well made, Broad Base that is Highly Ground.  It is entirely well flaked and has excellent symmetry.  The blade edges are nicely beveled and it has well made notches.  There is only the slightest ding to the tip.(see photos) This Piece is from the John Gibson Collection of Madison County, KY.  John has been an avid hunter and collector of Prehistoric Artifacts for many years.  He is a good friend and one of the founding members of the Appalachian Foothills Artifact Collectors Association.  Ex- John Gibson Collection, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 2 9/16 x 1 7/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD     (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA610   *NEW*
Description: Outstanding Fossilifferous Kentucky Serrated Dovetail -  Here is an Outstanding Dovetail that is made of highly fossilifferous, Harrodsburg Chert.  The base is very well made and ground.  It has very nice notches in from the corners.  The blade edges are serrated and it has fantastic symmetry.  This one has one small ancient ding to one blade edge and a small ancient impact fracture to the tip that don't hurt it at all. (see photos).  A Beautiful Dove from a very interesting material.  This Piece is from the John Gibson Collection of Madison County, KY.  John has been an avid hunter and collector of Prehistoric Artifacts for many years.  He is a good friend and one of the founding members of the Appalachian Foothills Artifact Collectors Association.  Ex- John Gibson Collection, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 2 15/16 x 1 9/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD      (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA513              Translucent      TOM DAVIS COA
Description: 1st Stage Knox Chert Dovetail  - This nice Dove is made of translucent Knox County Chert -  It was dug in the 1970's in McCreary County, Kentucky.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA - All the pieces from this collection were found in McCreary County, Kentucky either off Peel Dog Wood Road, in Forgotten Valley, Indian Creek, or Bear Wallow.  All of these are within 5 miles of the Cumberland River.  Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington     

 

Size: 2 x 1 inches
Price: $ SOLD      (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA607   *NEW*
Description: Big Beautiful Bulls-Eyed Indented Base Dovetail - Here is a Nice big Dove that I would grade a solid G-7 or maybe a G-8.  It has a Big "Bulls-Eye" in the center that is dark Gray on one side and Gray & White on the other.  The base is well made, indented, and ground.  There are 3 box dings near the tip or this big dove would be a really high end piece.  A BIG Dove with lots of color and great symmetry.  It was found in Kentucky.   Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD          (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA236  HUGE PIECE    INVESTMENT GRADE ARTIFACT   G-10
Description: HUGE Fantastic Serrated Indented Base Dove of size! - Here is an Absolutely FANTASTIC Dove made of a highly patinated, beautiful tan and gray swirled Hornstone.  This one has it all; Size, Serrations, a great Bevel, Indented base which is well ground, symmetric notches, and a great tip.  (see photos)  It was found in Nelson County, KY.  A true Investment Grade Artifact and a centerpiece in any collection! ( see photos )  Comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10 This piece is pictured in the NEW Overstreet # 11 on page # 407.   Ex- Willie Palmer.

 

Size: 5 x 1 9/16 inches    TOM DAVIS COA G-10
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA373    SONORA CHERT    INVESTMENT GRADE ARTIFACT
Description: FANTASTIC Sonora Chert Dovetail - Here is an ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL Dovetail that is made of colorful Highly Collectible Sonora Chert.  It was found in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky several years ago.  The collector that we got it from had owned it for around 8 years.  This Dove exhibits exceptional flaking and has had only a couple of re-sharpenings being near 1st stage.  This is an Exceptional piece made of a highly collectible BEAUTIFUL material. This FINE Dovetail comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10.  Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 4 9/16 x 1 11/16 inches  TOM DAVIS G-10
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA569   *NEW*
Description: Beautiful Illinois Hornstone Dovetail - This fine Dovetail was out of William Hayes Collection of Mt. Vernon, Illinois.  It is made of Indiana Hornstone and has Excellent Flaking.  It has the classic St. Charles Base which is well ground.  It has Very Nice Symmetry and Shape.   Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 4 1/16 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA654               TOM DAVIS COA
Description:  Extremely Nice Kentucky Dovetail - Here is an Extremely Nice Big Dovetail that was found near Briar Cave in Wayne County, Kentucky many years ago.  It has Fantastic Symmetry and shape.  It has Excellent Flaking.  The Base is ground slick.  It is made of a White Chert that may be Burlington or the outer portion of Wayne County Chert.  It comes with a Tom Davis Certificate of Authenticity.  It was in the Claude H. McCartt Collection.  Ex- Claude H. McCartt Collection 

 

Size: 4 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA535   *NEW*     TOM DAVIS COA - G-9
Description: Horse Creek Chert Dovetail - This VERY COLORFUL Dovetail was found in Hardin County, TN near Savannah, Tennessee.  It is made of a nicely colored piece of patinated Horse Creek Chert in Red, Gray, & Tan.  It has great symmetry and form.  It was in the collection of Brandon Tyree.  This fine dove was given a G-9 by Tom Davis  Ex- B. Tyree, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington 

 

Size: 2 3/16 x 1 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA568   *NEW*     EX- CREEL ROBERTS    Tom Davis COA
Description: Fantastic Central Kentucky Hornstone Dovetail - This is a Fantastic Dovetail out of the old Creel Roberts Collection.  It has a very colorful "bulls-eye" inclusion in the middle of the blade.  It has PERFECT symmetry and shape.  The base has GREAT flaking and form and is well ground.  This Fine Dovetail is nearly "cookie cutter" form.  It comes with a very early COA from Tom Davis.  Tom graded it then as a G-8 at a time when he was seeing MANY of the finest artifacts out there.  Today this Dove would grade a G-9.  This fine Dovet was found many years ago in Central Kentucky.  Ex- O. Miller, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 3/16 x 1 3/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA354                      TOM DAVIS COA
Description: Tyrone Chert Dovetail - This Beautiful Dovetail is made of Tyrone Chert (aka Crab Orchard Chert).  Just look at the "frog eggs" created from the way the banded Tyrone was struck.  It has near perfect symmetry, and great flaking.  Both blade edges are nicely beveled from re-sharpenings.  The base is well ground.  This fine Dove was found in Bullet County, KY by Bill Lynch along the Salt River basin.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-7.  Ex- D. Rector, From our Personal Collection

 

Size: 2 11/16 x 1 7/16 inches    
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA442   *NEW*
Description: Highly Patinated Kentucky Dovetail -  Here is a fine Dovetail that is made of Very Highly Patinated Chert.  My best guess would be Hornstone.  IT has serrated edges and a classic base.  The basal area is well ground.  It has a very ancient small impact fracture to the tip and an ancient ding to one side of the base.  (see photos)  It was found in Washington County, Kentucky.  Ex- W. Palmer Collection

 

Size:1 15/16 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA406 * NEW *   Tom Davis COA - G-10   INVESTMENT GRADE ARTIFACT
Description: Fantastic Kentucky Sonora Chert Fractured Base Dovetail - Here is a Fantastic example of the hard to find Fractured Base St. Charles Type Dovetail.  This fine Dove is beautifully flaked with nice bevels created from the re-sharpenings.  Both blade edges are finely serrated.  The base sides were fractured up at an angle and then well ground. (see photos)  This beautiful piece is made of highly patinated, highly collectible Sonora Chert.  It was found in Barren County, Kentucky.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10.  Ex- W. Palmer

 

Size: 3 x 1 1/4 inches  
Price: $ SOLD                 (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA188  Carter Cave Chert Dove
Description:  Central Kentucky Cater Cave Dovetail - G-9 -  A beautiful example of a Button Base Dovetail.  This fine Cater Chert Dove is VERY well flaked and has excellent symmetry.  (see photos).  This Dovetail would make a nice addition to ANY collection.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA Grading it a G-9.  Ex- Buchannon? from Missouri, Ex- Duncan, Ex- R. Knies, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 15/16 x 1 3/8 inches 
Price: $ SOLD        (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA102
Description: Jefferson County Illinois Dovetail - Found in Jefferson County, Illinois.  Material has quartz inclusions and also has fossils near the base.  I am not sure if this is a displaced Boyle Chert, or maybe variety of Kaolin or some other chert.  Nicely beveled and well ground base.  Ex- Mitch Lewis, Ex - Monty Pennington

 

Size: 2 1/16 x 1 1/8 inches
Price:  $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA482   *NEW*
Description: Bulls Eyed Hornstone Dovetail - This big, near 1st stage Dovetail is made of a beautiful piece of Harrison County Chert that has patinated with a large "bulls-eye".  It has a very well ground base and very good symmetry.  It has nice flaking.  This one has some ancient dings that hold it back from being a high end Dovetail. (see photos).  It is still a very attractive piece with size and displays well.  It is priced very reasonable.  This one was found in Madison County near the Kentucky River.  Ex- S. Denny, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington 

 

Size: 2 15/16 x 1 11/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA435  *NEW*        CARTER CAVE CHERT
Description: Big Carter Cave Dovetail - Here is a beautiful handful of Carter Cave Chert in the form of this Big Dove.  It was found in Scott County, Kentucky.  It is serrated down both sides and has a fine tip.  It has a couple of ancient dings that keep it from being a very high-end piece, but do not take away from it's near perfect symmetry and form.  Ex- Bobby Robinson, Ex- Sam Cox, Ex- Gary Noel, Ex- S. Jaynes

 

Size: 4 1/8 x 1 11/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA189   Fantastic Tennessee Dovetail
Description: Big Hornstone Dovetail from Tennessee w/COA-  Here is a Great Dovetail from Tennessee made of highly patinated Hornstone.  This piece is Fantastically flaked, has great symmetry and a needle tip.  The base is Well Ground.  It has an ancient nick just below the tip on one side and a slight ding to the ear on one side.  I have seen a lot of points graded and this one SHOULD be a G-8 or G-9.  This comes with an Early Tom Davis COA dated 5-20-98.  Don't let this Big Dovetail get away.   This piece is pictured in the NEW Overstreet # 11 on page # 405.   Ex- R. Knies, Ex- Monty Pennington
Size: 4 3/16  x 1 3/8 inches
 
Price: $ SOLD               (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA415    * NEW *     Comes with 2 COA's
Description: Cobden Chert Illinois Dovetail - Here is a Very Nice Illinois Dovetail made of Cobden Chert.  It has great symmetry and form.  It has had several re-sharpenings that have created the nice bevels.  This one comes with TWO COA's.  One from Tom Davis grading it a G-9 and calling it Burlington Chert.  The other from Ken Partain calling it Cobden Chert.  It was found in Madison County, Illinois.  From our personal collection. Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington

 

Size: 3 1/16 x 1 5/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA454   *NEW*
Description: Green Fossilifferous Dovetail - I do not know what this material is, but I have seen it before.  The material is Fossilifferous. (see photos)  The base is very well ground.  It has great symmetry and very nice bevels created from the re-sharpenings.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty & Jewdy Pennington 

 

Size: 2 7/16 x 1 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD               (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA182
Description: Kentucky St. Charles Dovetail - Here is a Great Kentucky Dovetail with a nick or two the keeps it from being a really high end piece.  At first I thought this was banded Hornstone, but it patinated and holds mineral deposits consistent with our Fort Payne Chert, so I will let you decide.  It has VERY nice flaking and has only a small ding on the point of the base that is not ancient, probably an implement ding.  Just look at the iron deposits on this piece.  The base is well ground, it has a great tip, and it is nicely beveled with fantastic flaking on the re-sharpening.  The symmetry is nearly perfect.  It has lots of color for a great display.  This Dove was found in Carroll County, Kentucky, by Charles Clark.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 15/16 x 1 7/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                    (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA358  * NEW *
Description: Beautiful Boyle Chert Dovetail -  This is an absolutely beautiful Dovetail.  It is made of a very colorful piece of Boyle Chert.  It was found in Clark County, KY near Winchester by Ernie Fox.  The base is well ground and it has great symmetry.  Ex- Ernie Fox, Ex- Hayden Bybee Colletion

 

Size: 2 1/8 x 1 3/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                      (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA340  * NEW *
Description: Archaic Corner Notch - This big Archaic Corner Notch was found in Indiana and is made of a glossy material with quartz inclusions and quartz lines running through it.  It may be a type of Flint Ridge.  Ex- Tom Davis, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 9/16 x 1 1/4 inches
Price: $ SOLD                        (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA447   *NEW*
Description: BIG Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a BIG handful of near 1st stage Dovetail.  It is made of highly patinated Hornstone.  It has a small ancient ding or two but is an outstandingly big example.  It was found in Boyle County, Kentucky.  Ex- Gary Noel, Ex- R. Tyree Collection

 

Size: 4 11/16 x 2 1/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
 
 
Item: FA417    * NEW *     Tom Davis COA - G-9
Description: Indiana Notched Base Hornstone Dovetail - This nice Notched Base Dovetail is made of high grade Indiana Hornstone with a light stripe through it.  (see photos)  It is nicely beveled with a good tip.  The base is well ground and the notches (all 3 ) are well made.  It was found in Johnson County, Indiana.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-9.  Ex- Steve Flannigan, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 inches 
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA398 * NEW * 
Description: Kentucky Sonora Dovetail w/ snapped tip - This HUGE Dovetail is made of Beautiful Sonora Chert patinated in shades of purple and blue (see photos) and was collected by Roy McIntosh.  It was found in Mercer County, KY.  It has a "classic" St. Charles shape and the base is well ground.  The tip was anciently broken. The broken tip shows slight wear, so I believe that it was used even after the tip was broken.  This would be a Super piece to have the tip restored on.

 

Size:4 1/16 x 1 9/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA230
Description: Kentucky Hornstone Dovetail w/ hole through it - Here is a nice Hornstone dovetail from Northern KY.  It is made of Hornstone and has at one time and a quartz inclusion that ran through it. The quartz had completely rotted out leaving a hole through the stem of the dove.  The base is Highly ground and well formed.  The blade edges have been re-sharpened in use to create steep bevels.  This is a nice piece..... AND a conversation piece.  Ex- Gilbert Cooper, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 2 1/16 x 1 3/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD             (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA260  RARE - Tyrone Chert Dovetail w/ COA
Description: Kentucky Tyrone Chert Dovetail - This Beautiful Dovetail was found by Mike Sanders in Shelby County, Kentucky.  It is made of "Highly Collectible" Tyrone Chert (a.k.a. Crab Orchard Chert).  IT is a VERY nice Big Colorful Dove made of great material.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA.  Ex- Grady Steele, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD                 (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA196
Description: Clark County KY Carter Cave Dovetail - Very nice nearly exhausted Dovetail made of highly collectible Carter Cave Chert.  Base is highly ground and well made.  It was found in Clark County, Kentucky by Ernie Fox.  I acquired this piece from him in 2004.  Ex- Ernie Fox, Ex- Monty Pennington 

 

Size: 1 3/8 x 1 1/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA190  Classic Dovetail
Description: Kentucky Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a fine Dovetail from Kentucky.  It has excellent symmetry and a needle tip.  The base is well formed and well ground.  It has one small ding in each side which hold it back from being a high end Dove.  I would grade this one a G-8.  Ex- Chuck Tyler, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 x 1 7/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                 (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA145  G-10 Needle Tipped Exceptional Example
Description: KY Crab Orchard " Tyrone " chert G-10 Indented Base Dovetail: Needle tipped, serrated,  indented base, made of highly collectible Tyrone Chert Dovetail.  This piece has great flaking and has been re-sharpened a few times creating a very nice bevel.  The base in nicely ground.  This Great Dovetail was found in Boyle County, KY.  It comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-10 This piece is pictured in the NEW Overstreet # 11 on page # 405.   Ex- Paul Stockman, Ex-Monty Pennington.

 

Size:  2 3/4 x 1 3/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD             (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA298  * NEW *
Description: Wayne County Chert Button Base Dovetail - Here is a VERY nice Button Base Dovetail that was found in Russell County, Kentucky.  It is made of colorful Wayne County Chert.  It has perfect symmetry and nice flaking.    Ex- Bill Pinkston, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 2 7/8 x 1 1/4 inches
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA241  Beautiful Fossilifferous Chert - w/ COA
Description: Fantastic Harrodsburg Chert KY Dovetail - Here is one of the PRETTIEST examples of Fossilifferous chert you will see.  This Dovetail is made of Harrodsburg Chert and is a pleasure to study. (see photos).  It is Gray, Tan, and Brown in color with bits of other color throughout.  (see photos).  It was found by Dee Smith in the 1960's while building Highway US 27 through Pulaski County, Kentucky.  This piece has an ancient re-sharpening to one edge of the blade that has slightly thrown the symmetry off but in no way takes away from the piece.  The blade edges are finely serrated and the base is well ground.  It measures a BIG 4 inches in length.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA.  This piece is a G-8 at least in my opinion.  Ex- Tony Simpson.

 

Size: 4 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD                (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA184  BEAUTIFUL FLAKING - Priced to move fast
Description: Douglas County Illinois Dovetail - Here is a VERY nice Dovetail that hails from Douglas County, IL.  This Dove is nice and wide with great symmetry and is of the "button base" variety.  It was found by Paul Brown near Camargo, in Douglas Co., IL.  It comes with two COA's; one from Maury Meadows and one from Ken Partain.  Both Meadows AND Partain call the material Coshocton Chert.  I may well be wrong, but MY opinion, is that the material is Definitely Sonora Chert.  This in a VERY nice, colorful piece that displays very well.  This nice piece is priced to sell.  Ex- Paul Brown, Ex- Dennis Arbeiter, Ex- Bill Jones.

 

Size: 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 inches     (Click Here to View more Photos)
Price: $ SOLD
Item: FA 101  Beautiful Piece  
Description:   Kentucky Dovetail - Made of High Grade Fort Payne Chert, in my opinion.  This piece exhibits beautiful color and symmetry.  Found by Hack Bertram in Barren Co., KY.  Pictured in Lar Hothem's "Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, Book III, page 104.  Comes with a Bill Jackson COA # 9774, dated 10/12/1999.  Bill called the material Sonora. I sent this piece to Tom Davis on 10/19/2006 and had him examine it.  Tom Graded it a G-10 & papered it as Fort Payne Chert.  Ex- Bertram, Ex-Bill Jackson, Ex-D Travis.  Jackson Galleries used this piece as their logo for several years! * note * The Jackson Cert also has the wrong size on the COA, the piece IS 4 1/4 in length.

 

Size: 4 1/4 x 1 9/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD QC CANADA  (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA231
Description: Kentucky Serrated Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a nice Dove from Kentucky that has been re-sharpened in use to create a steep bevel on both sides.  It is serrated down both blade edges.  The base is ground and the piece has nice symmetry.  IT was found in Montgomery County, KY.  Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 2 1/4 x 1 7/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                   (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: FA150    Fantastic Dove    Pictured in "Ancient Indian Artifacts" on page 207
Description: Kentucky Serrated Boyle Chert Dovetail G-9+ - Here is one of the Best Boyle Chert Doves you will see.   Ancient re-sharpenings have resulted in Fantastically serrated beveled blade edges.  The base is well ground.  The Boyle Chert is translucent for about 1/4 inch all the way around and even deeper near the base with LOTS of color.   This fine Dovetail was recovered in Pulaski County, Kentucky from the Paul Stockman collections.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA grading it a G-9+. This Fine Dove is pictured in "Ancient Indian Artifacts", by Jim Bennett on page 207.  Ex- Paul Stockman, Ex-Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 inches
Price: $ SOLD           (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA160
Description: Large Dovetail from TN - This Big Dove was purchased from a Methodist Minister in Brentwood, TN and came from in or around Williamson Co., TN.  It is marked with an old collectors mark "Epps".  It is made of well patinated Southern Fort Payne..... what I like to call "Fort Dover".  It has a couple of ancient dings, but NO modern damage (see photos).  This is a LARGE example of a Southern Kentucky/Northern TN Dove with a classic St. Charles base.  It has VERY nice flaking on one side with a great bevel and large flakes coming across the flats.  The other side is flaked nearly as well (see photos). Tip is nice and intact and the base is well ground.  This is a Large example at a reasonable price.  Ex-Epps, Ex- R. Hall, Ex- Monty Pennington 

 

Size: 4 13/16 x 1 5/8 inches
Price: $ SOLD         (Click Here to View More Photos)
Item: FA110 
Description: Beautiful Brown County Ohio Dovetail - Found in Brown County, Ohio.  Made of beautiful cream colored Flint Ridge Chert.  Great bevels & serrations.  Well shaped & well ground base.  Overall point symmetry is exceptional!  Comes with a Tom Davis COA, graded G-10.  Ex- Gilbert Cooper, Ex-Tom Davis, Ex- D. Travis

 

Size: 2 5/8 x 1 1/8 inches
Item: FA 104  Pictured in "Ancient Indian Artifacts" on page 208
Description:  KY Hornstone Dovetail w/ Bull's-eye - Lots of color here - Shades of Gray w/ maroon, purple, blue, & dot of white in bulls-eye.   Beautiful KY Dove that I traded for at the 2005 AACA show.   Well ground base, nicely beveled trapezoid form.   This Fine Dove is pictured in "Ancient Indian Artifacts", by Jim Bennett on page 208.   Ex- Monty R. Pennington

 

Size:  3 1/16 x 1 7/16 inches
Price:  $ SOLD        (Click Here to View More Photos
Item: FA168
Description:  Large Banded Hornstone Indented Base Lost Lake - This is a Very nice Large Indented Base Lost Lake made of Banded Hornstone.  I have only a KY provenance on it at this time.  The base is well ground, including the indent.  It has an ancient 1/4" "burin" fracture on one edge of the tip.  This Lost Lake is just a couple of dings from being a very high end Lost Lake.  It is a nice Large example made of very nice, well patinated Hornstone with excellent symmetry that displays VERY well.  I nice large piece at a bargain.  Ex- Doug Underwood, Ex- S. Denny

 

Size: 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 inches
Price:  $ SOLD            (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA243
Description: KY Two-Tone Hornstone Dovetail - Here is a Beautiful example of a Dovetail.  It has a BIG, WIDE, CLASSIC St. Charles base that is Highly Ground.  The symmetry is near perfect.  It is gray in color with a cream to white tip.  It has one implement ding to the side.  I would grade it a G-8 at least.  It is patinated slightly lighter on one side than the other.  The blade edges are serrated.  This nice Dove was a personal plowed field find of Tony Simpson in Pulaski County, Kentucky in 1991.  It is a nice WIDE Dove.  (see photos).  Ex- Tony Simpson

 

Size: 2 15/16 x 1 11/16 inches
Price: $ SOLD                    (Click Here to View more Photos)
Item: FA 103
Description: Fantastically flaked Knox Chert Dovetail - Made from Knox County Chert, it is One of the finest Dovetails that you will see ANYWHERE!  A rarely large and fine example from this material.  It was found in Clinton county Kentucky by Ike Dalton on Coal Bank Mountain.  Mr. Allen Cross got the piece from him and then sold the whole collection to Tommy Staley from Burkesville Kentucky.  Nicely ground base.... beautifully beveled with long strikes that make the piece seem to "twist".  Ex- Larry Williams, Ex- Bill Pinkston, Ex- Tom Davis, Ex - D. Travis.  I had this piece papered by Tom Davis, he graded it a G-10 on 10/19/2006.  This beautiful example would be at home as a center piece in ANY collection!

 

Size: 3 7\8 x 1 1\2 inches
Price:  $ SOLD                    (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: PA7
Description: BIG Flint Ridge Dovetail - Here is a BIG Dovetail made from whitish patinated Flint Ridge Chert.  It has a bluish tint tail.  Originally I was told that this piece was found in Western Ky.  Later I found out that it was originally found outside of Columbus, Ohio by a student that attended Western KY University.  Ex- William Campbell, Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 5 15/16 x 1 11/16 inches
Price:  $ SOLD                    (Click Here to View more photos)
Item: PA9
Description: Haney Chert Dovetail - Here is a nice dovetail from Bourbon County, KY.  It is made of Brownish Hayney Chert.  Comes with a Tom Davis COA.  Ex- Monty Pennington

 

Size: 3 3/8 x 1 3/8 inches
Price:  $ SOLD                    (Click Here to View more photos)
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