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Ship's officer's sounding lead (small), probably 1700s.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:80.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 150.00 USD
Ship's officer's sounding lead (small), probably 1700s.
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This item SOLD at 2013 May 02 @ 21:11UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Ship's officer's sounding lead (small), probably 1700s. 392 grams; 3" long. One of the smallest sounding leads we have seen, but typically octagonal in cross section, with small hole at top and depression in bottom where wax was applied to test the sand but now filled with encrustation, the sides lightly encrusted as well. Recovered from: Unspecified wreck of the 1700s(?)