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Portland Pipe Advertising Paperweight
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American (Portland, Maine), 19th century. A scraffito decorated advertising paperweight in the shape of a sewer pipe that reads Portland Pipe, Strongest in the Market; ht. 2.5 in.

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $540.00
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