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Shark's Vertebrae Cane Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A cane of stacked tapering shark's vertebrae having a dark wood handle with leather rings PLUS a carved wooden cane having a spiral upper shaft and handle in the form of a clenched fist; lg. 39.75 in. (longest).

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $360.00
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