Captain Richard Spear Collection

Monday, August 6th, 2018
4:00pm (preview day of auction 11am - 4pm

Rockland Elks Lodge
210 Rankin St.
Rockland, Maine

We have been selected to sell at public auction the nautical collection of the late Capt. Richard Spear of Rockland, Maine, along with other items of interest from his estate. This will be a single estate auction with no additions. Along with the over 30 scrimshaw whale’s teeth other items include 2 narwhal tusks, lots of boxed marine instruments, a maritime book collection, diving hard helmets, an 1807 edition of Nathaniel Bowditch Practical Navigator with fold-out map, Lighthouse Service Chelsea clock, early harpoons, Naval Officer’s sword, whalebone walking stick, scrimshaw corset busts, whalebone pulleys, fancy pie crimpers and so much more. This will be an auction not to miss, Watch the website for lots more images and a full listing soon !!! Bruce

467 MAIN ST., ROCKLAND, ME 04841
207-594-4963 • FAX 207-594-0674
E-MAIL: [email protected]

15% Buyer’s Premium • Checks accepted with proper I.D. or preapproval • MC/Visa/American Express • Maine sales tax of 5.5% applies • Dealers must supply tax I.D. certificate • Auctioneer reserves the right to hold certain items until checks clear • All listings are subject to error