Item SCR11 - Small Scrimshaw Marking Gage. 

A diminutive simple marking gage, this sailor made item has a slim mahogany stem just 9 inches long (the stem is about 5/8 x in cross section.  The stem is held in a whale ivory fence that is oblong ( 2 wide x 1 high) curved upper and lower edges.  The stem is adjusted and fixed to a desired marking distance with an ebony wedge that has the traditional wooden plane form.  The combination of mahogany, black ebony, and creamy white ivory makes a very decorative as well as useful tool.  It will stand out in any collection of tools.  fine


           Price -   $350.00

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