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  1. Default Wood Boxcar Salesman's Sample from 1883

    Hello! I came across this boxcar, that I think may have been a salesman's sample or a fancy office piece. The Allison Manufacturing Company was named such in 1883. I believe this piece to be older than that, based on the square bolt heads. It is made of chestnut. The roof is copper, the wheels and other fittings are brass. Curios what others think of it.

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    Nov 2014
    Shreveport, Louisiana


    Take it to an Antiques Roadshow if one is close to you
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