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Title: Darting gun

Accession Number: 1943.668
Category: WHALING GEAR - HARPOONS
Type: harpoon
Maker: Temple, Lewis
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Description: Darting gun iron painted orange. Metal loop welded near bottom end of shank for attaching line. Ref: "The Yankee Whaler", Ashley, 1938, Illus. in back. Temple toggle iron, rusty, remnents of red paint. Punch marks in both sides of head, illegible.

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