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Antique US Department of Interior Printers Block
F1502

7.5 x 7.5 pica (1 x 1 inch)

Description: A very heavy, solid block that has a Buffalo or Bison in the center, Sun rising on the horizon. Text reads: U.S. Department of the Interior, March 3, 1849. The date represents when the bill was signed to create the Department of the Interior, to take charge of the Nation's internal affairs. Solid foundry cast alloy with electrotype copper face printers type block.

Foundry Marking: None


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