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Lot #82
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)
 $3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2019

Description

WHALEBONE SNATCH BLOCK Mid-19th Century
Retains old rope loop. Length 6.5. Includes metal stand.
Provenance:
The Fred Gardner Collection, Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, Massachusetts, August 16, 1997, Lot #156.
John Sylvia, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Cracks and wear commensurate with age and use.

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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