Seller: scrimshaw01 (17,063) 99.8%, Location: Melbourne, VIC, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 372102572311 A beautiful Hand carved Shell incised with Polynesian and designs and little panels of scrimshaw technique engraving with a black pitch or soot rubbed in to highlight the line work. Images of boats towers Village Huts ladders palm tree etc, along with the original French spelling for New Caledonia ‘Nu Caledonie’ Likely an early souvenir piece made first half of the 20thC? Excellent condition. Shell is approx 10cm x 8cm approx. Weight 240 grams approx. Lovely Carved Antique Scrimshaw Polynesian Trochus Shell Nu Caledonie 1900s Click images to enlarge Description A beautiful Hand carved Shell incised with Polynesian and designs and little panels of scrimshaw technique engraving with a black pitch or soot rubbed in to highlight the line work. Images of boats towers Village Huts ladders palm tree etc, along with the original French spelling for New Caledonia ‘Nu Caledonie’ Likely an early souvenir piece made first half of the 20thC? Excellent condition. Shell is approx 10cm x 8cm approx. Weight 240 grams approx. Any Questions? If we haven't answered it below then be sure to check out the "Find answers from Scrimshaw01" page - click on "Ask a question" at the bottom of this page. It will answer your FAQ's far quicker than you can type a message and wait for a response from us - thats why it's there! Do you accept 'Buy it Now' offers? In fairness to all interested buyers we DO NOT accept BIN offers or end auctions early. We will let the auction run its course and the bidders decide the final price. Good Luck Bidding!! Do you combine items for postage? Absolutely YES! Where possible we'll do our best to save you some $$$! However, please note some items are just too big and some too fragile to be sent combined. Can I pick up? Short answer.... NO! Long answer.....Co-ordinating pick ups is just too time consuming for the amount of buyers we have each week, plus we're too busy running around sourcing all the great stock for you! Rest assured our "packing elves" handle/pack all items with great care to ensure all items arrive as described. Check our feedback if you still need convincing! How much is postage? Click on the "postage and Payment" tab above to calculate postage to your area. NB: All items are sent by Australia Post (domestic & international) + Registered/signature on delivery + a packing/materials cost of $3 ($5 for extra large items). Why does the ebay app show FREE postage on most listings but my computer shows a postage fee? Because ebay is still working on a MAJOR gliche in their sysytem!! Please note if you are viewing this listing via the ebay app then we DO NOT support the Free postage that the ebay app displays - this is a fault with ebay - please view the listing on a computer for all terms and conditions including postage costs to your area. We will not warrant the FREE postage and if you insist we will just cancel the transaction and ask you to contact ebay to complain - sorry you've been warned! Important stuff for our international buyers!All international parcels are sent by Australia Post Standard International & Express International for parcels over 2kgs.For international buyers all legal custom paperwork will declare the full purchase price of the item. Please do not ask us to declare a lesser value to that of the purchase price. Buyers are responsible for all custom/duty taxes costs. Payment Terms Paypal or Direct deposit for Australian Buyers. NO CHEQUES will be accepted. Paypal is the only option for Buyers outside Australia. Good Luck Bidding! Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com. Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Used, Condition: If viewing on a mobile device see the Item description link below for LOADS MORE PICS! Click on any pic to see loads MORE pics at Auctiva! Most of the items that we list are antique, vintage and lovingly used so therefore are not in absolute "Brand New" condition unless stated. They are second-hand and come with wear commensurate with age. Please refer to the many pictures provided and detailed item description.