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A very rare scrimshaw wood and bone whaling log book stamp of a coffin. This was used to denote the death at sea of a crew member. It is of simple block form carved casket on underside, the side with whale bone dot inlay with a simple turned post handle terminating in whale bone button.Measures 1 13/16" long by 7/8" deep by 1 7/8".


Very good condition.

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Rare 19C. Scrimshaw Wood & Bone Whaling Log Stamp

Estimate $500 - $700Oct 29, 2016
Cranston, RI, USA