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Patriotic Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshawed whale's tooth featuring engraving on one side of a spread-winged eagle over a patriotic shield and crossed cannons; 5.5 in.

Condition:  
Several shallow cracks on carving side and 1.5 in vertical crack on reverse.
Sold: $660.00
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