This is a large folding stock anchor. It was pulled up by a shrimp boat near the approach to Blackbeard’s creek.It’s big, beautiful and makes quite a statement. It’s been out of the water for 20 years and is very solid.
You probably didn’t notice, but one side of the stock didn’t survive and was replaced with a length of pipe long ago. It matches nicely. The anchor displays very well with some crustacean and a length of original chain still attached.
It’s a head turner and would attract attention in front of your bar restaurant, or private collection.
It dates from 1850 to 1880.
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