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Sailor's Tools
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A group of sailor's tools including a whalebone straight edge, a whalebone rule with brass hinges and a ropemaker's gauge marked John Rabone & Sons Manufactrs; lg. 6.2 in. (longest).

Rabone & Sons is a rule and tool maker out of Birmingham, in operation since 1780s, and now called Rabone Chesterman.


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


Condition:  
Wear consistent with use.
Sold: $270.00
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