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    Pineapple Club, ca. 1830

    Appraised Value:

    $4,000 - $6,000 (2014)

    Appraised on: August 17, 2013

    Appraised in: Richmond, Virginia

    Appraised by: Bruce Shackelford

    Category: Tribal Arts

    Episode Info: Richmond (#1818)

    Originally Aired: May 26, 2014

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    Form: Club
    Material: Wood
    Period / Style: 19th Century
    Value Range: $4,000 - $6,000 (2014)

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)

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    Appraised By:

    Bruce Shackelford
    Tribal Arts

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: It belonged to my husband's father, and he got it from overseas. We're not really sure where.

    APPRAISER: It's from Fiji. And when this was made, these people were cannibals. And it was probably made before 1830. They call these pineapple clubs because of all these spikes. This spike is made to penetrate a person's skull and kill them. I would insure it for $4,000 to $6,000.

    GUEST: Okay.



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