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    Posted 4 years ago

    Mr.Prince
    (17 items)

    This cupola came off a Sinclair gas station built in the early 20's (pictured). I picked it up in Coral Gables in an old guy's back yard about ten years ago. Love the automobile weathervane which I'll remove and mount when we eventually downsize. I was told the station was built in 1921 so I figure three more years and it's a real "antique."

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
      What a great piece ! and to have a photo of it when it was on building is amazing
    2. artfoot artfoot, 4 years ago
      I hope you live forever and never have to separate the pieces.
    3. Mr.Prince Mr.Prince, 4 years ago
      Thanks artfoot but I can't imagine how much my back would hurt if I were immortal. Kidding aside, I totally get where you're coming from, but this thing is BIG and it only fits in our current house because of this weird design feature in the living room.

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