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Lot #135
DepartmentScrimshaw
Sold For$2,100.00(hammer price)
 $2,520.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 14, 2020

Description

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH POLITICAL MOTIF Circa 1872
Depicts Horace Greeley's Presidential campaign caricature image I am bound for Cincinnati" and a seated woman. Includes an original Harper's Weekly May 4, 1872 issue with the image. Length 6.5".
This item is not available for international delivery without CITES and other necessary permits. Obtaining these permits is the obligation of the buyer. Please be aware of current international and domestic regulations and bid accordingly."

Condition

In good condition. No major issues. Wear consistent with age.

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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