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Victorian Zinc Roof FInial
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, late 19th century zinc finial, with extending flowers; ht. 33.5 in.

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $330.00
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