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Wrought Iron and Wood Whaling Gouge Spade

Sell one like this
$330$275
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2667TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 05, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Wrought Iron and Wood Whaling Gouge Spade, late 19th century, the spade with curved blade mainly used by whalemen for making a large hole in the blubber to attach the blubber-hook, lg. 72 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-400

Wear consistant with age and use.


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