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Bad eggs

Verso of receipt

Verso of receipt

This gem presented itself in the Mary Jane Fine Collection of the Thomas Hunter Diaries in the Richardson Collection.

Printed on the back of a receipt from the G.F. Buche Co. Store, it explains the “ins and outs” of egg trading. The purchase price of a dozen eggs by Buche’s was 9 to 10 cents in 1934.

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