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I have an at least 6 foot elephant tusk predated 6-3-63 an

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I have an at least 6 foot elephant tusk predated 6-3-63 an is inscriped by a pgymy tribe is it worth antything
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
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Customer: it is inscribed by pgyms that my husbands dad received when he worked for Libby's and traveled around the world to help me grow food. It was given to him as a gift with some writing
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 1 year ago
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Antique Expert: Judith-on-Antiques, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 1 year ago
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Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help.

At your convenience, please provide photos of the tusk and inscription, as well as any written material that came with it.

Please see our help page for help uploading images.

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You can email the pictures to *****@******.***, and ask them to forward the pictures to me. You must tell them the pictures are for the Antiques category, and give them your user name and mine, which is Judith-on-Antiques. It is important for you to send the email from the address with which you registered at Just Answer. If you are sending them from a phone, you must put the original email address in the text.

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Antique Expert: Judith-on-Antiques, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 1 year ago

Hello,

I responded to your question yesterday and asked for pictures. Now I see you've opened the same question a second time, and Support has closed it.

We can continue here if you are ready to provide pictures.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the pictures are on my cell phone how do I get them to you?
Debbe
Antique Expert: Judith-on-Antiques, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 1 year ago

No problem Debbe!

You can email the pictures to *****@******.***, and ask them to forward the pictures to me. You must tell them the pictures are for the Antiques category, and give them your user name and mine, which is Judith-on-Antiques. It is important for you to send the email from the address with which you registered at Just Answer. If you are sending them from a phone, you must put the original email address in the text.

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