Lot 11

Price Realized:  $2,970
Brookfield "Salesman's Sample" {CD 145 style}, Light Aqua; Exceptionally small, exceptionally rare, only THREE known!
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Lot 11: Brookfield "Salesman's Sample" {CD 145 style}  Color: Light Aqua  Description: 1" diameter and 1 1/8" tall. Boldly embossed "BROOKFIELD" in the front and "NY" in the rear, with a well-formed inner skirt. Very small 1/8" bruise on the outer skirt in the rear, otherwise fantastic condition! This is an extremely rare piece, with only perhaps three known. One with more damage recently sold for $1,700 and another one sold at auction 5 years ago for more than $3,000! Although commonly referred to as a "salesman's sample", this item may have actually been a promotional item, perhaps given out by a salesman! This is quite a small insulator. It is shown actual size next to a standard CD 145 Brookfield in the main view. Specialty collectors, take note of this true gem; who knows if you'll ever have another chance to acquire one? See lot 10 for the CD 162 style "saleman's sample." (#0188)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500  Open: $200
Price Realized:  $2,970

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