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Antique Scrimshaw Whale Ivory and Steel Awl

Product Description

This antique scrimshaw awl is made of steel with a handle nicely turned from a large sperm whale's tooth. The overall length is 8 1/2 in. The whale tooth knob is 3 in. long and about 1 1/2 in. maximum diameter. This is a good example of a utilitarian tool made by a whaleman.
2153 Antique Scrimshaw Awl
Item# 2153