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19th Century Canine with Key
F981
11 x 6.5 pica ( 1 ?? x 1 1/16? )
Exceptional early cut of a large dog with one paw over a skeleton key, large building in background. Foundry cast alloy with electrotype copper face.
Foundry identification mark on side: A.D. Farmer & Son Type Foundry, NY
Years of operation: Could be the predecessor to Farmer, Little & Co., NY? 1862 ? 1892

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