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Iron barshot, professionally conserved, ex-"Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528).

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:700.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Iron barshot, professionally conserved, ex- Tumbaga wreck  (ca. 1528).
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This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 02 @ 12:21UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Iron barshot, professionally conserved, ex-"Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528). 2585 grams, 13-1/2" long, 2-1/2" in diameter. Early form of barshot with the puck-like ends somewhat octagonal and with the square-shank connector bar protruding out each end, very solid and well-preserved, the only one of its kind we know of from this important wreck, matte-black coating all over. White lettering with "1528 Tumbaga Wreck Gr. Bah." on one side of bar. From the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528), with photo-certificate signed by Herbert Humphreys, Jr.. Pedigreed to our Auction #8, lot 2408.