Item SCR3 - Whalebone Serving Mallet.  Double Head

This “duplex” small serving mallet has two heads of different sizes on the same shaft.  I’ve not seen one like it before, but it makes some sense.  One end has a larger size, proper for serving cordage about 1 to 2 inches diameter (his head is 1 1/4 inches wide.  The head at the opposite end is smaller, fit for cordage ¾ to 1” diameter, and is 1 inch wide.  The shaft between them is ½ x ¾”, and is  5 ½” long, and is marked with a notch on one edge about one half of its length.  There are no other marks on this tool.  It is old, with great patina and is clearly a whale man’s work from the 19th Century.  It is a great scrimshaw tool.




Price - $375.00

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