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Lot #60
DepartmentMarine Implements
Sold For$1,100.00(hammer price)
 $1,320.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON 19th Century
Marked JB" for James Barton, who worked on City Wharf in New Bedford from 1852/1856 until 1882, then on N. Water Street until 1887. Also punch marked "LB" for larboard boat and "G City", believed to be the schooner Golden City of New Bedford, which sailed from 1875 to 1905. Length 32.5".
Provenance:
Tom Mello, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

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