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Lot #136
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00
Last UpdatedJune 4, 2019


TWO BLUDGEONS 19th Century
1) Double-ended with twisted baleen shaft and weighted knobs covered with twinework. Length 11.5.
2) With canvas loop to wrap around wrist, a rope and leather leash and a weighted knob wrapped in rope. It is believed sailors would tuck this style of bludgeon up their shirtsleeve. Length approx. 19".
John Sylvia, Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Fred Mitchell, New Bedford, Massachusetts.



Wear to twinework.

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