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Bird of Paradise Embellishment
F-531

4 x 6 pica ( 11/16 x 1 inch )

Foundry identification pin mark on one side: Johnson Type Foundry, actually MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan. They called the foundry "The Johnson Foundry" out of affection for the former owner, Larry Johnson.
Years of operation: 1867 to 1892

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