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|Common Name: ||dead man's tattooed hand |
|Scientific Name: ||a hand-icuus|
These have been produced to appear as severed sailors, pirates, army general's, and criminal hands.
Made from high quality latex rubber and hand-painted to appear aged and tattooed. Comes in a glass jar.
An example story for one of these pieces follows...
'In 1868, former civil war lieutenant and confederate patriot Alabaster Bartholomew Dickson walked into a bar in Baltimore Maryland destitute and starving. Using his three gold teeth as collateral, Alabaster proceeded to join a riotous game of poker. Fate shone upon this son of the south as Alabaster won hand after hand and at the stroke of midnight he bet his entire winnings on one last hand. Unfortunately Master Dickson drew the dreaded dead manís hand of aces and eights. Unable to pay his gambling debts, the pro-Union bartender had Alabasterís heavily tattooed hand removed and placed in a jar upon the bar as a warning to would be gamblersÖ. to never bet on the south'