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Leister

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Three-pronged spear used for fishing, especially salmon.  The leister was a popular piece of poaching equipment.
Materials/Media:
iron
Dimensions:
160mm x 79mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1987.714
Digital Number:
SRTL007n
Creation Date:
c1880
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council