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Farrier Trade Sign, George Lutgen, Chautauqua, New York
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 20th century. A horseshoe-shaped farrier trade sign in tin with Geo. Lutgen stenciled on both sides; ht. 36, wd. 36.5 in.

This trade sign was probably fabricated by George Lutgen of Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York. Lutgen is listed in the 1940 U.S. Census as having been born in New York in 1890. His occupation was blacksmith. Additionally, he advertised his shoeing business in the February 5, 1941 Dunkirk Evening Observer. He died in 1981. 


Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Wear to paint. Panels loose at seams. Some bending and dents.
Sold: $330.00
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