18th/ 19th century flensing iron – a hand-forged whaling tool mounted onto a custom-made iron stand. The tool, used to remove whale blubber, has a heart-shaped blade sharpened on all sides. An impressed mark, "Guinar St Mars" is present near the side-handle.
Condition: Excellent, well-preserved antique condition. No restoration. It can be removed off the stand.
Size: Height with the stand 48"; Height without the stand 33 1/3"; Blade is 11" x 14".
Item ID: RL-EA001594
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