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Lot #166
DepartmentCanes, Rules, Etc.
Sold For$375.00(hammer price)
 $450.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 14, 2020

Description

WHALEBONE AND MAPLE YARDSTICK 19th Century
Maple shaft with whalebone caps. Both sides with diamond-shaped whalebone inlay and contrasting wood inlay, probably hash marks. One side marked for each inch. Length 36.
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Condition

Whalebone components with some age lines. Both caps with small hole, probably for a hanging loop.

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