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Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Harpooner
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshawed whale's tooth engraved on one side with a harpooner on board a ship, smoking a pipe and holding a harpoon with head in red ink, on wooden block stand; lg. 5.5 in.

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Tip is cracked with a loose piece
Sold: $840.00
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