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Item Details

Lot #68
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$900.00(hammer price)
 $1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2019

Description

WHALEBOAT OARLOCK Late 19th/Early 20th Century
Believed to come from the whaleship Wanderer. Oarlock is padded with rope to muffle sound. Length 8.25.
Provenance:
Mrs. Edna Clark, New Bedford, Massachusetts, July 1956.
Judge Vardeman said this was the second piece in his collection.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Wear commensurate with age and use.

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