Pre-Columbian COSTA RICA TUMBAGA BIRD 5" h. Needs Reconstruction PPD-USA!!!

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Seller: mwclarkoldstuff (9,883) 99.6%, Location: San Francisco, California, Ships to: US, Item: 401887001037 Pre-Columbian TUMBAGA Bird figure 5" h.; LATE CLASSIC PERIOD MAYA CULTURE [1000-1500AD] Pre-Columbian COSTA RICA TUMBAGA BIRD 5" h. Needs Reconstruction A broken 5" figural tumbaga bird from Late Classic Period. Originally it was Gold plated over copper metal base. Then it got broken with some weight applied to the nose/high point. Obviously it was from the end of the period as the gold had been lowered to plating only. You can see green copper oxides on the piece. The repositioned figure has the wings upside down. All pieces are in the box at the time of the breakage as it happened in this box. You can see that there was some minor breakage previously so those pieces may not be present. Check the first image. The first image is the BEFORE image and the second is the AFTER with damage image.This is a POSTPAID Lot in the USA as are MANY of my Ebay Store Lots!!! Send an email with any questions before bidding or buying please. Images may not be to scale. Description should have actual size. ---->PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE BIDDING OR BUYING ----->ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE NOT IN THE USA, READ ALL THE SHIPPING INFORMATION BELOW!!!! ----->BUYING OR BIDDING ON EBAY IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT! IF YOU DO NOT INTEND ON PAYING FOR AN ITEM, PLEASE DON'T PARTICIPATE!!! SHIPPING: USA BUYERS: pays $0 for First Class Shipping with Tracking in the USA; $15 by Medium Priority Box;INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: I do not wish to ship this outside this country due the handling and possible inspections it might have to endure. PAYMENT due 5 days after the close of the auction. PAYPAL.com payments preferred. Payments in US Dollars only Please. BUT if you wish to use other payment methods, contact me BEFORE bidding on any lot!!! CONTACT ME BEFORE ANY PAYMENTS ARE MADE FOR YOUR S&H. IF THERE IS ANY DOUBT, DO NOT MAKE PAYMENTS BEFORE GETTING THE PROPER COSTS FOR YOUR CHOICE OF SHIPPING METHOD. CALIFORNIA addresses MUST add 8.5% Sales Tax or risk delay of shipment while we collect the tax. I received a letter from the State of California tax agency stating that I have to charge tax on the S&H now too!!! If you wish to use a CALIFORNIA Resale License, YOU must MAIL me (NO electronically transmitted copies whatsoever!!) a completed Resale Card or Sheet (form is available on the BOE Site as Form BOE-230 with date and your signature.) Then it is my responsibility to confirm with BOE that it is still valid. I contact the BOE annually to see if this policy has changed and it has NOT changed! (You also have the option of paying the sales tax and then subtracting it on your tax report as "sales tax paid for items put into inventory".) ANY DOUBTS? DO NOT SEND PAYMENT UNTIL ACTUAL AMOUNT IS DETERMINED!!! [MRN114] Condition: A broken 5" figural tumbaga bird from Late Classic Period. Was Gold plated over copper base. It got broken with some weight applied to the nose/high point. Obviously it was from the end of the period as the gold had been lowered to plating only. You can see green copper oxides on the piece. The repositioned has the wings upside down. All pieces are in the box at the time of the breakage., Material: Copper, Provenance: Ownership History Not Available, Original/Reproduction: Original

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