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Sailmaker's Seam Rubber
Description

NICELY MADE WHALE IVORY SEAMER. Created using three sections of whale ivory that are separated by two thick pieces of baleen. Very top carved into faceted design. Center of the handle with chamfer and other carved motifs. Rubbing blade with deeply incised lines. 5" l. x 1 1/4" w. Condition excellent having just a few sound age cracks. Lovely age patina. Fine example that has a somewhat delicate appearance. Circa 1840-50.

Sales price: $985.00
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John F. Rinaldi

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Kennebunkport, Maine 04046

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