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Sea Ivory Sail Maker’s Seam Rubber

Made of whalebone by the sailors on board ship and used to flatten the canvas insuring a good seam. For similar examples see Scrimshaw by Flayderman p.126/127.
Mid 19th century, 1850 - 1880
Length 5.5” (14cm)
Stock No. 8237G

Price: £395.00




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Sea Ivory Sail Maker’s Seam Rubber

Made of whalebone by the sailors on board ship and used to flatten the canvas insuring a good seam. For similar examples see Scrimshaw by Flayderman p.126/127.
Mid 19th century, 1850 - 1880
Length 5.5” (14cm)
Stock No. 8237G

Price: £395.00

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