Rare Warren whaling relic surfaces on eBay

Posted 8/1/13

A rare treasure from Warren's whaling days changed hands earlier this week on eBay, the online auction site.

An undisclosed collector from the Boston area on Tuesday paid $2,850 for a silver teapot given by the owners of the whaling bark …

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