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1890s American Indian Smoking Peace Pipe
F1530

7 x 9 pica ( 1 3/16 x 1 inches)

A beautiful mid 19th century foundry block that features a finely detailed Indian with headdress, sitting down and smoking a peace pipe. Solid foundry cast alloy with electrotype copper face letterpress printer's type block.

Foundry Marking: Stamped on the face by A. Zeese and Co., Chicago. Years of operation 1889 to 1899.

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