Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Featuring material from noted collector Paul E. Vardeman and the McDowell Scrimshaw Collection.

Thursday, July 25, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

Exhibition:
Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sale day beginning at 8:45 a.m. 

Catalog:
Available in early July. To order a catalog, please call 508-385-3116 or email info@eldreds.com. 

Total Items Found: 326
Low Estimate$60,000.00
High Estimate$80,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH BY THE NAVAL MONUMENT ENGRAVER WITH ORIGINAL WHALING SCENE This is the only known tooth by the Na...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts four finely engraved vignettes separated by floral and foliate garlands. Vignettes inclu...

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

PAIR OF UNUSUAL WHALE'S TEETH WITH LACQUER DECORATION IN CHINESE MOTIFS Both teeth with scenes of Chinese figures in a landscape tha...

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Low Estimate$15,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

THOMAS HOYNE, Illinois / Massachusetts, 1924-1989, Steel to Starboard"., Oil on canvas, 26" x 38". Framed 36" x 48"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF A FRIGATE Obverse depicts a larboard portrait of a 44-gun American frigate under...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

ROBERT STICKER, Pennsylvania, 1922-2011, Before the Wind"., Oil on board, 29" x 37". Framed 36" x 44"."

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Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH SAILOR'S FAREWELL MOTIFS Obverse depicts a berry vine surrounding a sailor embracing his swe...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A FRIGATE AND A FARMSTEAD Obverse depicts a stern-quarter view of a warship underway. Reverse depi...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

SIGNED SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING HOPE AND PROSPERITY Scene of the symbolic figure of Hope seated on a wharf wraps around the...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

TWO WELL-DETAILED MINIATURE MODELS The British steam launch Revenge and the African Queen. Largest length 6. Provenance: A Prominen..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

CASED YACHT BINNACLE Mahogany case with compass marked Star, Boston with drop down door and copper top vent. Height 20. Width 9.5"...."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

CARVED WHALEBONE SERVING MALLET Length 6.75."

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Low Estimate$18,000.00
High Estimate$25,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING THE WHALESHIP LINDSEYS OF SYDNEY One tooth depicts a starboard bow-quarter view...

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

DECAGONAL ONE-DRAW TELESCOPE By Dollond of London. Reverse-tapered hardwood tube, probably walnut. Signed on draw Dollond London"...."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$700.00

CARVED WHALEBONE SCRIBE Marked E.F.K." on both sides of slide. Length 9.75"."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

NICELY CARVED WHALEBONE SEAM RUBBER Eight-sided handle with faceted head. Length 6.25."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, Americam, 19th Century, The Schooner Hannah Little" off the Battery, New York., Oil on canvas, 26" x 40". Framed 3..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAITS OF A BRITISH SOLDIER AND SAILOR Both figures holding a flagpole flying a large Union Jack in...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

TURNED WHALEBONE FID Length 13.5."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH PORTRAIT OF W.J. FLORENCE Bust portrait identified below as W.J. Florence The Irish Comedian". Portrai..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

WHALE IVORY-HANDLED SAW Probably made for use in scrimshanding. Abalone cap at end of handle. Length 6.25."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SCRIMSHAW DITTY BOX Oval box with wooden top and bottom and baleen sides. Top with whale ivory, whalebone and contrasting wood inlay...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH Obverse depicts a brig at sea flying a large British ensign with red field and Union Jack in cant...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

BALEEN BLUDGEON OR BLACKJACK" Double-ended bludgeon with shaft made from eight twisted strands of baleen bound at the ends with twi..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

PAIR OF BRASS AND COPPER PORT & STARBOARD LANTERNS Labeled port and starboard. Retain original red and green Fresnel lenses. Electri...

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Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH ATTRIBUTED TO THE STAR ENGRAVER Both depict a stylized American flag above a spread-wing eagle with...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WATCH TOWER COMMEMORATING THE H.M.S. FURY Constructed of two scrimshaw whale's teeth flanking an engraved whalebone tower,...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE SCRIMSHAW CHURCH-FORM BOX Rectangular wooden box with sliding lid, whalebone trim, and whalebone and baleen...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19th Century, Yachts racing., Oil on canvas, 30 x 38". Framed 35" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

WOODEN SEWING BOX MOUNTED WITH A PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH Three-tier wooden box, probably commercially produced, with steeple...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

WOODEN SEWING BOX SURMOUNTED BY A DOUBLE SWIFT Two-tier box with wooden spikes at the corners, inlaid polychrome scrimshaw whalebone...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

WOODEN SEWING BOX SURMOUNTED BY A DOUBLE SWIFT Mahogany chest-style box with two drawers and flattened ball feet. Top and front inla...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP OMEGA Ship Omega" in mustard yellow lettering on a brown grain-painted gro..."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING A WOMAN Half-length portrait of a topless woman arranging her long hair. Above the portrait is a b...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH, KNOWN AS THE LIGHTNING TEETH" Two teeth from the same jaw but not a symmetrical pair. T..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

DOUBLE-ENDED BLUDGEON With exotic wood shaft and weighted knobs covered with twine work. Leather strap threaded through one knob. Le...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED KOANUT SHIP-FORM SNUFF BOX Hinged lid with relief-carved half-length portrait of Admiral Lord Nels...

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH MEDITATION" AND "THE SHIPWRECK'D TAR" ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES CHAPMAN TINKER Both signed "J.C.T. Sculp"..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME STRAW WORK CABINET CONTAINING A MINIATURE BONE SHIP MODEL Cabinet with carved bone finials, fe...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

CANE WITH CARVED WALRUS IVORY HANDLE Handle carved in the form of a polar bear bent over at the waist and with inset wood eyes. Coll...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

PAIR OF POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TEETH DEPICTING A SOLDIER AND HIS LADY ON HORSEBACK One tooth depicts a soldier wearing a plume...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

NINE VOLUMES LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS For the years 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1970. Publisher: L...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

DIEPPE MODEL A naval brig.

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH ATTRIBUTED TO THE LOCKET ENGRAVER Obverse depicts a characteristic Locket Engraver portrait of a dark-haired...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

PAIR OF RED, WHITE AND BLUE BECKETS Wrapped in twine with intermittent coils of braided twine. Rope axels with turk's-head knots. Co...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

PAIR OF ROPEWORK BECKETS Two differing patterns of ropework separated by braided rope coils. Axels with turk's-head knots. Lengths 7...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE, WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN DOUBLE SWIFT WITH ORIGINAL BOX Turned whale ivory yarn cup...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BOOK SUSAN'S TEETH AND MUCH ABOUT SCRIMSHAW By Everett U. Crosby (Nantucket, Mass.: Tetaukimmo Press, 1955). Large O. Boards with re...

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF MOBY-DICK; OR, THE WHALE By Herman Melville (N.Y.: Harper & Brothers / London: Richard Bentley, 1851). 635...

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Low Estimate$50,000.00
High Estimate$100,000.00

PAIR OF SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSKS BY N.S. FINNEY Both engraved with multiple derivative vignettes of women, mostly nudes, and signed on...

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Low Estimate$8,000.00
High Estimate$12,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WALRUS TUSK WITH CARVED EAGLE'S HEAD AND ENGRAVED DECORATION, ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL W. TENNEY Tenney is also known as the ..."

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Low Estimate$5,000.00
High Estimate$7,000.00

MINIATURE MODEL OF THE H.M.S. BOUNTY'S LAUNCH By Lloyd McCaffery. Plank on frame construction. Detailed with standing and running ri...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

HADLEY QUADRANT ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM WILLIAMS OF MARBLEHEAD AND BOSTON Includes wedge-shaped wooden case inscribed Schr Goodwin";..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A SAILING VESSEL Hardwood model with five lifts. Pine backboard 7 x 25"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A SLOOP Hardwood model with keel. Brass plaque affixed to pine backboard engraved Designed and..."

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Low Estimate$3,500.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

EXCEPTIONALLY CARVED WHALEMAN-MADE CANE Whale ivory knob handle with delicate relief floral and foliate carving surrounding a vacant...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

JOHN (JAMES) WILSON CARMICHAEL, British, 1800-1868, Shipping off Portsmouth Harbour., Oil on canvas, 23.5 x 36". Framed 28.25" x 41"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CARVED WALRUS IVORY CRIBBAGE BOARD IN THE FORM OF A SPERM WHALE Inlaid baleen diamonds at each side of game track. Articulated jaw a...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

PERIOD PHOTOGRAPH OF THE U.S.S. ALDEN A CLEMSON CLASS DESTROYER Signed lower right G.W.Waterman". With hand-tinted coloring and ins..."

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Low Estimate$7,000.00
High Estimate$10,000.00

NAPOLEONIC-STYLE MODEL H.M.S. St. George/Conqueror.

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

RARE SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH ANTI-SLAVERY IMAGERY Obverse, sourced from the frontispiece of Abel Bowen's The Naval Monument, de...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

MOUNTED BUILDER'S HALF HULL MODEL OF A MOTOR LAUNCH Hardwood model with eight lifts. Complete with skeg, shaft mount and rudder. Wal...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

SCRIMSHAW WHALEBONE BUSK Depicts an active whaling scene with four ships, five whaleboats and several whales. Scene is flanked on th...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE CANE Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a turk's-head knot. Octagonal whale ivory collar with...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

BOXED WEMPE CHRONOMETER Battery-operated with electric quartz works. Serial #15182. Dial diameter 4. Box height 7.5". Width 7.5". D..."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

NARWHAL TUSK AND WHALE IVORY CANE Modified L-shaped whale ivory handle. Narwhal tusk shaft with its natural spiral form. Length 35."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

WHALE IVORY PUZZLE BOX IN THE SHAPE OF A WHALESHIP HULL With large bowsprit and carved billethead. The top panel swings to the left,...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WHALE IVORY DOUBLE BLOCK Length 2.5. Provenance: Sotheby's Americana Auction, June 17, 1998, Lot #709. From the Folk Art & American..."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

TWO SILVER BOSUN'S WHISTLES One with Chinese dragon decoration. Other with engraved crosshatch design. Lengths 5.5 and 3.75"."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

JOHN CARTER MARINE CHRONOMETER Metal face marked John Carter, Maker to the Royal Navy, Cornhill, London." Numbered 688. Roman numer..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

J.G. KLINGER POCKET GLOBE Includes cylindrical box with colored lithograph Die Erde. The Earth." affixed to top. Globe marked "The..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SUNDERLAND PITCHER AND BOWL Decorated with maritime scenes and the Iron Bridge. Pitcher height 5.5. Diameter 13". Bowl height 4.75"..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

TWO BLUDGEONS 1) Double-ended with twisted baleen shaft and weighted knobs covered with twinework. Length 11.5. 2) With canvas loop..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

GROVES & BARKER POCKET SUNDIAL AND THERMOMETER Includes domed circular leather case. Carved ivory sundial with glass dome, paper dia...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

SCHOOL OF WILLIAM STUBBS, American, Late 19th Century, Two-masted schooner at sea., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". Framaed 31" x 43"."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

WHALE IVORY AND WHALEBONE DOUBLE SWIFT Yarn holder cup at top. Upper portion of shaft with baleen bands. Extensively turned collar a...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

ATTRIBUTED TO CLEMENT DREW, Massachusetts, 1806-1889, A ship in high seas., Oil on canvas, 21 x 29". Framed 32" x 24"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

RARE NAVIGATIONAL TEXT THE NAVIGATOR The Navigator Shewing and explaining all ye Chiefe principles and parts both Theorick & Practic...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

A SAIL/STEAM HULL MODEL The molded hull in steel with four cross frames, two with mast partners, rudder, propeller and propeller sha...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND BALEEN PIE CRIMPER Whale ivory handle carved in the form of a lady's leg and boot, with a central baleen band. Elabo...

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Low Estimate$10,000.00
High Estimate$15,000.00

SWATCH OF THE MAIN TOPSAIL OF LORD NELSON’S FLAGSHIP, H.M.S. VICTORY Accompanied by an Autograph Letter Signed “Henry W. Carpenter /...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH DEPICTING AN ACTRESS AND MAZEPPA Obverse depicts the famous actress Mdm. Celine Celeste in her fa...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A full-rigged ship of Dover., Oil on canvas, 20 x 30". Framed 27" x 37"."

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Low Estimate$350.00
High Estimate$500.00

TWO SHEATHED SAILOR'S KNIVES Both knives with ebony handles. One sheath is leather and the other is sailor's ropework. Lengths inclu...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

ATTRIBUTED TO ARISTIDIUS DE CLERCK, Belgian, 1841-1899, A barque off a lighthouse., Gouache, 22.75 x 32.5". Framed 26" x 36.25"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE TOGGLE DARTING GUN Marked Macy". Also punch marked "BK KN", probably for the bark Kathleen, and "LB" for larboa..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, The brig Sophia"., Oil on canvas, 24.5" x 34". Framed 30" x 39.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,200.00

WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE FLUE HARPOON Marked JB Morse" for maker and "WW", probably for ship William Wirt. Length 34"."

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Low Estimate$1,800.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

SAILOR'S VALENTINE MOUNTED AS A SIDE TABLE Octagonal valentine composed of multicolored shells in floral and star design. Conforming...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WROUGHT IRON SINGLE FLUE HARPOON Marked D & A" for Ezra Dyer and Nathan Adams, who worked at 3 Hazard's Wharf in New Bedford. Also..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

PANBONE BASKET Flared sides comprised of crisscrossed staves. Staves affixed to whalebone rim and wooden base plate with metal pins....

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BRASS DOLPHIN-FORM RUDDER HEAD Recessed pulley to accommodate steering lines. Width 19.5. Provenance: A Prominent New York Collection."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

COPPER FOUR-MASTED SHIP WEATHER VANE Complete with finders and wrought iron base. Overall height 76.5. Length approx. 44"."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Marked JB" for James Barton. Also punch marked "G City" and "LB" for larboard boat. Length 32.5". James..."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WROUGHT IRON TEMPLE TOGGLE DARTING GUN Marked D & D" for maker Dean and Driggs. Also marked "HCR", probably for ship Herald or Herc..."

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

JULIUS GREGERSEN, Germany, 1860-1953, Brigg JL Mator frain Njstad [?] Kptn. D.F. Palmos.", Oil on board, 18.25" x 25.5". Framed 20...."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Marked JD" for maker James Durfee". Also marked "B Java" for the ship Java and "...." for bow boat. Len..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

CAMPHORWOOD TRAVEL DESK Desk is mechanized. When drawer is pulled to an open position, a tambour slide at top releases a writing sur...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 18th Century, Whaling scene., Watercolor on paper, 15 x 20" sight. Framed 22" x 27"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WROUGHT IRON LANCE WITH EARLY STYLE HEAD May have been used for sea elephants, although this size lance was also used in whaling. Le...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

ENGLISH WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A THREE-MASTED SHIP Ship flying a long red and white St. George's pennant from the central mast and a re...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

COMMEMORATIVE FILIPINO NEEDLEWORK American flags flank a spread-wing eagle perched on an anchor and grasping an olive branch in its...

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

LOUIS DODD, English, 1943-2006, Capture of Guerriere by USS Constitution - Captain Isaac Hall 1812"., Oil on panel, 15" x 23". Fram..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

JOHN THOMAS SERRES, British, 1759-1823/25, A view of the coast of Jersey., Oil on canvas, 24 x 34". Framed 29.25" x 39.25"."

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,500.00

BRITISH SCHOOL, 19th Century, A side-wheeler in heavy seas., Oil on canvas, 20 x 29". Framed 25" x 33.5"."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER WITH SHELL BANDS Pistol grip handle constructed from five pieces of whale ivory separated by four shell band...

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Low Estimate$6,000.00
High Estimate$8,000.00

CASED EXHIBITION STANDARD MODEL OF THE SCHOONER YACHT AMERICA By Joseph Seela (American, 1929 - 2016). Class A", scratch-built in 1..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

POLYCHROME SCRIMSHAW WHALE'S TOOTH WITH EAGLE AND WHALING IMAGES Obverse depicts a spread-wing eagle clutching olive branches and ar...

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WOOLWORK PICTURE OF THE H.M.S. PHAETON. 1865 OFF BERMUDA" Portrait of the ship in stormy seas within an oval cartouche framed by dr..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$900.00

WROUGHT IRON TOGGLE HARPOON Stamped on toggle PB & Son". Length 34.5"."

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$400.00

CARVED WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPER Curved whale ivory handle with multiple geometric carvings. Fluted whale ivory wheel. Deep rich patin...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR POLYCHROME BONE GAMES BOX Domed cover with concentric circle design opens to reveal a secondary sliding l...

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Low Estimate$900.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

BRITISH SCHOOL, Late 19th Century, Four-masted British sailing ship flying numerous flags and pennants., Oil on canvas, 24 x 36". F..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SAILOR'S WATCH HOLDER Made to hang above the sailor's bunk. Circular hardwood holder, probably walnut, carved with a compass rose at...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SCRIMSHAW DOUBLE-SIDED BALEEN BUSK Obverse depicts a town scene with houses, church, trees and an obelisk memorial. Reverse depicts...

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Low Estimate$250.00
High Estimate$350.00

TWO-DRAW DAY/NIGHT TELESCOPE Brass tube wrapped in sailor-made braided ropework. Partial inscription for Osborne, London. Length ext...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WOODEN SNATCH BLOCK Together with a wooden belaying pin purchased from Morgan Levine, who claimed it came from the whaleship Sunbeam...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

* HEXAGONAL WALNUT AND WHALEBONE BOX Lift top with brass bail handle and whalebone panels with contemporary engravings of whaling an...

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Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

WHALE IVORY AND NARWHAL TUSK CANE Whale ivory knob handle, thin contrasting collar and narwhal tusk shaft. Atypically, the narwhal t...

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WOODEN THREE-MASTED SHIP WEATHER VANE Painted hull and spars showing uneven weathering. Height 25.5. Length 34"."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$5,000.00

MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE THREE-VOLUME SET ILLUSTRATED BY ROCKWELL KENT By Herman Melville (Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930). Wood en...

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

COMPLETE SET OF THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK IN EIGHT VOLUMES, PLUS ATLAS VOLUME A uniformly bound set, all Q with three-quarter calf...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

BOUND SET OF THE BARBARA JOHNSON WHALING COLLECTION CATALOGS Catalogs from Parts I, II, III and IV of the Sotheby's auctions held in...

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Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00

WHALEBONE FID AND A CARVED WOODEN SEAM RUBBER Fid with three incised lines at top. Length 7.5. Seam rubber with faceted terminal, r..."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WHALE-FORM CARVED WHALE IVORY SEAM RUBBER Considerable pearling throughout. Length 4.25."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

SET OF FOUR HAND-COLORED WHALE SCENE ENGRAVINGS Published by Edward Orme, Bond Street, London, 1813. Each depict a different stage o...

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