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V Fine Antique Aboriginal Queensland Carved Wooden Pineapple Club No Boomerang For Sale
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V FINE ANTIQUE ABORIGINAL QUEENSLAND CARVED WOODEN PINEAPPLE CLUB
I will be selling a very large number of interesting antiques including Tribal art, Chinese, Japanese, and European antiques. I will possibly be selling over two days so please check again on FRIDAY as there may be more pieces for sale. PLEASE NOTE: This sale is in GB Pounds Sterling.
This is one of four fine Aboriginal antiques I am selling this week. This example is an excellent Queensland club of very large size with a double 'pineapple' head and fine fluted carving all the way down to the typical scored end. It is certainly a 19th Century example and could even be from the first half of the 19th Century. It has a superb patina, even over the damaged area to the head and feels great in the hand.
Please read down the entire listing for Dimensions, Condition, Postage & Payment Details - most of the information you will need is here on this page but please get in touch if you don't find what you are looking for.
Condition & Dimensions
Very good overall condition. Extremely old loss to head with wear to suggest 19th Century fighting damage. The tip of the club has also suffered some wear.
It is a large 32.5" / 83cms long and weighs about 725g unpacked.
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Postage & Packing
For your peace of mind and mine items will be sent fully insured. I will be posting from WEDNESDAY 3RD JULY so please make payment as early as possible, if possible within 3 working days. PLEASE be a little patient with the post - I will get them posted asap but I work on my own, often have a fair amount to post and I do pack carefully. I also post in the order that things are paid for.
Any delays by the postal services either at my end or abroad are rarely my fault. I always post out at the latest 3 working days after receiving cleared payment but sometimes an item is slowed up by a backlog of post or delayed whilst being processed through customs. To give you an idea it generally takes about 3-7 working days within Europe and 9 - 14 working days to the U.S. / rest of the world. If speed is of the essence then I can use a courier (DHL / FEDEX etc.) but prices for couriers start at around £30 / £40GBP for the very smallest object and VERY quickly escalate depending on size, weight and destination. Please note also that there has been a considerable hike in postage prices by the Royal Mail this year. I add on very little, often not enough to cover the packaging materials, so the price I quote really is as fair as possible.
UK: Special Delivery: £12 GBP.
Europe: Royal Mail Signed For Airmail: £18.20. This figure includes £2.60 for insurance over £50 GBP. This is a signed for service which offers full or limited tracking (depending on your country).
U.S. and Rest Of World: Royal Mail Signed For Airmail: £24.20 GBP. This figure includes £2.60 for insurance over £50 GBP. This is a signed for service which offers full or limited tracking (depending on your country) and insurance. Please do not ask me to falsify customs documents, thank you.***Any import duties or taxes applicable are payable by the Buyer. Please enquire with postage queries, requirements or any other questions you may have prior to offerding.***
Where possible I will of course combine shipping for multiple purchases (however if, for example, you win a walking stick and a box of some description this wouldn't be very practical!).
Payment Details (Important: Please Read)
Rest Of The World: PayPal only.
In the event of a recorded/traceable and insured item going missing in the post I will do everything in my power (provide proof of postage and evidence of value, etc.) to assist in obtaining a full refund from the postal service involved.
***Finally, thank you for taking a look at my sale and please have a look at the other antiques I am saleing this week including several good pieces of Native American beadwork; some fine Aboriginal clubs; an interesting collection of rare Naga objects; several fine Zulu knobkerries and staffs; a good Japanese Kobe toy; several Chinese jade and hardstone carvings; a fine Tsonga or Shona headrest and snuff bottle; a very rare Nootka basket woven staff and many more interesting antiques from around the world.***
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V Fine Antique Aboriginal Queensland Carved Wooden Pineapple Club No Boomerang: $347