Ocean castaway Big old Japanese Blown Green Glass Fishing Float Ball 12+ inches For Sale
Ocean castaway Big old Japanese Blown Green Glass Fishing Float Ball 12+ inches :
Here is a large antique fishing float that was once used to hold up fishing nets probably by the Japanese. It eventually broke free and floated rogue in the cold Bering Sea until it ended up for sale in a Washington State junk shop where it was bought decades ago by the people I got it from. Probably salvaged by a beachcomber. It has lots of scuffs, scrapes, frosty areas, and a chip on the edge of the glass plug that sealed it up. Bottom is flattened due to that big squashed and crude seal plug. There are big bubbles in the rich light green glass etc, too. No cracks that I see. Its really amazing considering where its been and how big it is. Its a bit over 12" across! Please see pictures and ask questions in advance. Nice big old and original glass fish float for collectors that was not harvested professionally for resale by importers. This is the second float I bought from this family and I will be offering another odd one soon too! I have linked this items shipping weight and box size into the automated shipping calculator so will link the specific UPS cost to individual buyers zip codes but its invariably high for some reason so PLEASE contact me as winning buyer BEFORE PAYMENT and I will discount the charge you are shown (tell me what it says) by approximately 25-30%and send an invoice to pay that reflects the savings. Good luck buyers.