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Pairs of Sailor-Made Beckets
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. Two pairs of sailor-made beckets, one pair with wooden cleats carved with stars and macramé handles and the other with blue rope Turk's head knots; ht. 12, wd. 5.25 in. 

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


Condition:  
Light wear.
Sold: $660.00
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