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Whalebone Match Safe, Block and Tackle
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A small block and tackle in whalebone with iron hook and rectangular sailor-made match safe with scallop pull; box lg. 5.4 in. 

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Wear consistent with age and use.
Sold: $600.00
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