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When you wind the handle, the shark’s tale fin swims backwards and forwards, and the sharks mouth opens and devours the swimmer (the first 4 pics show the action/movement as you wind the handle).

This piece is handcrafted and 15.5cm high.
The small plaque says “Shark Baiting”.

A truly unusual piece of automata, created by the Lost Gypsy Gallery (Blair Somerville) from Papatowai, NZ.

Fundraising for the SCSNZ Type 1 Diabetes Cure Trial.
Almost 30,000 New Zealanders have Type 1 Diabetes and inject themselves with insulin every day to stay alive.
Type 1 is an auto-immune disease - it is not caused by lifestyle. WE NEED A CURE!

Read more about the cure trial here:

Facebook "Chasing a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes"
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  • Seller location: Balclutha, Otago, NZ

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