Antique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900sAntique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk,  New England Early 1900s

An Antique find from New England....from the estate of a multi generation fisherman's family. This fishing buoy was found hanging by the back porch, but had obviously been put to good use back in the day! Carved from a large limb or trunk, this aged yellow and black buoy had the license number is carved into the side, a chewed up black painted handle and a dried riveted leather strap on the bottom.

According to the family, this piece is over 100 years old. It measures 22 inches long and is just over 5 inches in diameter at it's widest. The leather bottom strap has cracks and is asymmetrically placed as shown in the photos. The paint has worn away from much of the buoy and the handle is chipped and the paint faded. The wood has stress cracks from age and use.

This would make a great decoration at your seaside residence!

Item ID: W1557

Antique Fishing Buoy Carved from a Tree Trunk, New England Early 1900s

$118 USD REDUCED

Sale starts Fri Nov 23 8:00 AM, ends Tue Nov 27 8:00 AM Pacific Time. This item will be 50% off the price above during the Sale!


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