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An attractive late 19th or early 20th century scrimshawed whale's tooth with US Navy theme


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Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items


Inventory ID: 17000

Item Title:

An attractive late 19th or early 20th century scrimshawed whale's tooth with US Navy theme


Item Description:

The first side depicts a sailor standing at the helm with a banner reading "Huzza for the Navy." The reverse side depicts the famous naval battle between the USS Constitution and the British ship Guerriere in the War of 1812. The tooth itself is from a bull sperm whale and measures 4 3/4". Lovely color and patina.


Price: SOLD

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