Welcome to the Antique Scrimshaw Collectors Association. Our mission: To promote and protect the trade, collection and study of antique scrimshaw, the historic and culturally important folk art of the whaleman.
The Summer 2021 issue of the Scrimshaw Observer can be found here. This issue, edited by Dr. Stuart Frank, features an article by Sandy Moss on scrimshaw tools and an article on the Banknote Engraver by Dr. Frank, plus a report on the Carnegie Heritage Center on Martha's Vineyard - as well as scrimshaw market updates by Andy Jacobson and Stuart Frank..
POSTPONEMENTS DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Many events are being cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here to see updates on events directly affecting the scrimshaw community.