Lot 13    

Cdv of a New York Fireman,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of S. Austen, Oswego, NY. Fine studio pose of a member of hose company holding a large trumpet on his knee.

Condition:  
Slight surface soil, else VG.
Est $150 - $200
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