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This pointing hand is the handle for a 19th-century pie crimper. It was carved from whalebone. The crimping wheel is joined to the handle with a hand-wrought nail. It was sold recently by Bruce Gimelson of Garrison, N.Y., and is valued at $2,200.Have you crimped a pie lately? Most of us have not. Instead, we buy pies at the bakery or grocery st....



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