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WHALE BLUBBER KNIFE

$250.00

Whaling Knife

Maker: Unkown

SKU: S391 Category:

Description

An antique whale blubber cutting knife.  It has a lightly serrated cutting edge and the back edge is bent to increase its strength.  It has a wooden ”T” shaped handle, mounted to the blade with cast iron hardware.  It was once painted grey/blue, but we do not know if that was the color when it left the factory.  It has seen much use.

 

Overall Length: 26.25″

Blade Length: 22″

Blade Width: 5.20″

 

Condition: Blade shows overall light to heavy rust pitting and one nick to the cutting edge – Some paint still remains, especially the handle’s hardware – Handle shows some cracking, but no losses, and is solid

 

Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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