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20318. (souvenir plate) c.1900. “Life Saving Station, Orleans, Mass.”.

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20318. (souvenir plate) c.1900. “Life Saving Station, Orleans, Mass.”.

20318. (souvenir plate) c.1900. An unusual, bright, decorated commemorative dish featuring a beautiful full color image of the “Life Saving Station, Orleans, Mass.”. This extremely large and rare piece is quite attractive and bears a fine, close, full color image of the 1888 Expanded Red House-Type station located abreast of Ponchet Island, East Orleans on Cape Cod. The plate is quite bright and distinctive, and measures 7 5/8” in diameter, and is enhanced by a decorative gilt trim on a sea green scalloped rim. Labeled “Made in Austria for George W. Higgins, Orleans, Mass. Wheelock Vienna Austria. “ Clean, a very detailed, pretty piece for your display with beautiful detail and coloration. One light professionally repaired crack. (VG-). $185.