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A good sailor-made whalebone swift
Category: Marine
Origin: America-USA
Era: 18th Century
A good sailor-made whalebone swift circa 1850. This nice example has its' whale ivory clamp inlaid with both abalone and tortoiseshell. The tightening key is beautifully carved and the secondary shaft key is heart shaped. Comes complete with a custom made mahogany display stand.

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