Antique James Durfee Single Flue Whaling Harpoon from Whaleship Leonidas

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This very rare and important single flue harpoon is fully marked J D (James Durfee), the ship mark, BRK LDS for the bark Leonidas and the boat mark with looks like a arrow point. It is exceptional having an extremely long, 7 inch barb. Overall length, 35-3/8".

The Leonidas was built in Scituate MA in 1826 as a merchant ship and as sunk as part of the stone fleet during the Civil War.

For enhanced presentation, an historically accurate reproduction wood pole and roping fitted to this harpoon is available for $250 extra. Please 4 week lead time.

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