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Q: I recently purchased a Coney Island souvenir plate at a flea market. The plate measures 7 1/4 inches in diameter and is made of a very soft gray metal. The design is raised and appears in 9 sections, each highlighting an amusement park attraction. It was made in Japan by A.C. Bosselman and Company. I have been a collector for over 30 years and have never seen anything like this plate before. Could you please tell me the age of this item?

A: A.C. Bosselman & Co. was an importer doing business in New York City from 1905 until 1914. The company published postcards and sold souvenir items.

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#3 "Value"TBESH 2013-09-29 00:52
I cannot find any information on value, any records on sales?
#2 Katherine1 2011-09-08 15:38
"Soft, gray metal" is likely to be lead. Keep it up out of the reach of children, and wash your hands after handling it.
I agree, it would be nice to know what it's worth.
#1 $$$???MILT HEGER 2011-09-07 18:49
Hi! I know that people often ask just for info but 1: I don't know why they wouldn't want a value or did they assume you would tell them...and 2: why don't you tell us anyway? I would think if we are going to come here and read about something we would always like to know the value.
Thank you, Milt

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