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1892 MacKellar Foundry - Two-Piece - One Room School House
F-2006

Size: 9.5 x 10 pica ( 1 9/16 x 1 5/8 inches ) and 11 x 12 pica ( 1 13/16 x 2 inches )

Description: Gorgeous two-color foundry type blocks set. A one-room schoolhouse with a 48 star USA flag blowing in the breeze. Text above the flag reads: Free Education is the Basis of National Liberty. The text on the front of the school reads: Public School. Foundry cast printers block with electrotype copper face.

Each block has a foundry stamp on one side: MacKellar Smiths & Jordan Co., Philadelphia. Years of operation: 1867 to 1892.

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