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Antique Pampered Race Horse
F882

7 x 6 pica ( 1 1/8 x 1 inch )

19th century type with an electrotype copper face that features a pampered horse. 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 to 1892

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