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Parrot on Perch
F-896
5 x 6 pica ( 13/16? x 1? )
Features a gorgeous parrot with wing s spread, perched on the bird cage swing.
Stamped on one end. 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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