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Item Details

Lot #133
DepartmentGeneral Marine
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 18, 2019

Description

SAILOR'S WATCH HOLDER Mid-19th Century
Made to hang above the sailor's bunk. Circular hardwood holder, probably walnut, carved with a compass rose at top and bottom and a diamond design around circumference of side. Height 1.75. Diameter 3.75".
Illustrated in Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen by E. Norman Flayderman (New Milford, Ct.: N. Flayderman & Co., Inc., 1972), p. 101.
The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

No damages noted.

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