mystery era of American pewter, 1928-1931. by Carolyn A. Smith

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Published by Universal Press in Oklahoma City, Okla .

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  • Pewter -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Pewter -- Marks.

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StatementCarolyn A. Smith ; [photography by Robert M. Smith].
ContributionsSmith, Carolyn A.
LC ClassificationsNK8412 .S63 Suppl.
The Physical Object
Pagination31, 1 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2566361M
LC Control Number85107914

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Originally published: Pocket book of American pewter. 2nd ed., rev. and enl. Boston: Herman Pub. Service, Other Titles American pewter marks and markers. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class // Library of Congress NKJ33 The Physical Object Pagination 93 p.: Number of pages 93 ID Numbers Open Library.

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