(508) 792-6627

Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

20402a,b. [paperweight] U.S. Life Saving Station c.1900

Welcome to Kenrick A. Claflin & Son


Featured on our web site and in our monthly web catalogues are new and out-of-print books, documents, post cards, photographs, maps and charts, engravings, lithographs, uniforms and insignia, tools, lamps, lens apparatus, equipment and apparatus and much more relating to these heroic services.

We now issue most of our catalogues on line rather than by mail. This allows us to issue more catalogues and feature more items, with better photos and descriptions. Let us know your email address and we will email you monthly as our catalogues are posted.

Type in your search word. After hitting Enter you will automatically be brought back to this page. Scroll down to this spot to see the results of search. Pages containing your search word will be listed. You will be allowed to click on the pages found. When on each page, Windows Explorer will allow you to use Ctrl + F to bring up a search box for that page. Type in your search word again and hit “Enter”. You will be taken to that item.


20402a,b. [paperweight] U.S. Life Saving Station c.1900

20402a,b. [paperweight] Heavy glass rectangular paperweight featuring an early c.1900 photograph of U.S. Life Saving Station. This rare item features a close photograph of the modified Port Huron Type station, possibly the Damiscove Island LSS, Maine. Visible are members of the crew with finely dressed ladies seated next to the double boardroom doors. Photo remains clear and sharp, just a bit light near the top, overall in excellent condition. 2 ½” x 4” x ¾” h. One of the few such items of this remote Maine Life Saving station and most desirable. (VG+). $88.