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Old penny banks

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Published by Century House in Watkins Glen, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Coin banks

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Edition Notes

ContributionsFreeman, Larry, 1904-1995
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK4698 .M4 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26690693M
LC Control Number60013061

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