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Antique Mother Hen Chicken with Young Chicks
F-883
5.5 x 4 pica ( 7/8? x 5/8? )
Nice copper face electrotype that features a mother hen and her babies feeding. Foundry 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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