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Iron grappling hook, professionally conserved, from an unidentified 1657 Dutch wreck.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:325.00 USD Estimated At:400.00 - 600.00 USD
Iron grappling hook, professionally conserved, from an unidentified 1657 Dutch wreck.
SOLD
1,400.00USD+ (266.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 May 28 @ 19:18UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Iron grappling hook, professionally conserved, from an unidentified 1657 Dutch wreck. 3 lb, 18" long. Nearly intact 4-pronged grappling hook, 3 of the points still sharp but the fourth one mostly missing, full ring at top and even a smaller ring at bottom, all a dull steel gray, its layer of rust professionally removed to expose grainy metal with joints where the prongs meet the shaft, believed to have been lost during a search for a Spanish Fleet sunk in the same area in 1605. From an unidentified 1657 Dutch wreck off Grand Bahama Island, pedigreed to our Auction #5 (lot #1341), with our photo-certificate.