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Weathervane sale goes through the roof

The Lexington Historical Society expected to get $30,000 for this weathervane. It sold for $941,000. The Lexington Historical Society expected to get $30,000 for this weathervane. It sold for $941,000.
By Tania deLuzuriaga
Globe Staff / January 5, 2008

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LEXINGTON - For decades the cast-copper weathervane stood in a corner, more or less untouched and unnoticed, as tourists wandered among the Colonial furniture and period muskets at the tavern where Minutemen once stood ready to fight the British. Depicting a man driving an antique touring car, the 98-year-old weathervane was a misfit among the Revolutionary War memorabilia. (Full article: 729 words)

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