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Antique Oyster Harvest Letterpress Printers Block
C1374
Size: 12 x 12.5 pica (2 x 2 1/16)
This block is most likely from the New York oyster boom of the late 19th century. The cities last oyster beds were closed in 1927. In 1880, the areas oyster beds were producing 700 million a year.
Foundry Marking: None


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