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Crosh Bollan

Date made: 19th century

Description: Crosh bollan. Triangular shaped bone with series of raised bumps on top surface. Throat bone from a Bollan Wrasse fish, kept and used originally by fishermen as a lucky charm to prevent drowning etc, later used as a general Manx good luck charm.

Measurements: overall: .5 x 2 x .5 cm

Materials: fish: bone

Object name: charm

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1960-0009/4


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