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Old Weathervane Fetches $1.2 Million

From Times Wire Reports

A copper weathervane that sat atop the Woonsocket, R.I., train depot for nearly a century was sold at a New Hampshire auction for $1.2 million to an unidentified bidder.

It is believed to be a record price for an American weathervane. The sculpture, in the shape of a locomotive, is 5 feet long and 17 inches high. It topped the depot from 1882 to 1971.


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