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19th Century Harnessed Horse
F1004

10.5 x 7 pica ( 1 x 1 1/8 inch )

100+ year old solid foundry alloy block with electrotype copper face. It features a beautiful horse harnessed to pull the cart or wagon.

Foundry Mark: Johnson Foundry, Philla. Actually the pin mark of MacKellar, Smiths and Jordan, who called the foundry "The Johnson Foundry" out of affection for the former owner, L. Johnson. Years of operation: 1867 - 1892

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