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I have wbat I believe to be a native american breast plate,

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I have wbat I believe to be a native american breast plate, gorget made from ram horn. It could also be shamans rattle. It looks very old. How can i confirn and value it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 2 years ago.


The best way to determine what you have would be to contact an auction house that specializes in Native American objects to first determine if it is a North American piece.

It is free to contact auction houses to ask for an estimate for possible consignment.

Here are some links for you to recommended auction houses: