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    Spectacular Elaborate Large 1855-Dated General Store Advertising Poster advertising a Virgil, New York general store. Wonderful huge woodcut vignette with scene of bustling town and early steam locomotive marked "New Goods" with American flag flying. A wide range of items, bought in by the railway, are now available. The proprietor generously notes, "No charge for showing Goods!" A wonderful "period" display piece in great condition. Printed by "Baker, Godwin, and Co., Steam Printers...N.Y." 24" x 39", mounted to board.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
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