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Posted 4 years ago


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Hello Friends!
Hope I don't get blown out of the house before I finish this posting, we're having a hurricane here on Cape Cod. Do you believe it, another storm, and more ferocious that any other we had in the Winter.

I found this a couple of weeks ago, and even though it's been cut at the wheels, :(, I love it.
It's a heavy little beast.
Any idea where it may have come from,....was it a hood ornament? ( it has that kind of wear ). and WHY on earth would someone have cut it's wheels? Oh well.
Thanks for taking a look,
p.s. I forgot to mention that it has a hole on the underside, screwed onto something.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Stay save Tony!!!! yes winters have been very harsh this year , will pray for your safety!!! Very beautiful Cast iron!!!!!
  2. Budek Budek, 4 years ago
    Thank You, Sean, for the love and concern, & Thank You aghcollect and pw-collector for your visits and loves.
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Your very welcome Tony!!!
  4. Budek Budek, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the loves, Kevin and packrat,
    much appreciated!!!
  5. aghcollect aghcollect, 4 years ago
    Bonhams : A 'Selden Wagon' mascot, circa 1923,
  6. Budek Budek, 4 years ago
    aghcollect, Wow! That's incredible! I now understand why the wheels were cut, to fit into that pillow-like shape. That makes sense.
    Thank You for taking the time to look it up and Thank You for passing it along,
    your kindness is much appreciated!
  7. aghcollect aghcollect, 4 years ago
    Maybe you can find an old marble base from a trophy someone tosses away and mount it on there. Would make a great paperweight. - Too bad you didn't get the whole thing - did you see the auction price on that thing? Geessh
  8. Budek Budek, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the loves and comments, agh, pw-collector, Kevin, packrat, racer4, tom, mike, and AzTom
    all are much appreciated!
  9. Budek Budek, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the loves GateKeeper, and PhilDavidAlexanderM, much appreciated!

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