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Charles M. Talbot, (1904-1973), a graduate of Leavitt Institute in the class of 1922, became a well-known auctioneer throughout the state of Maine.
He was known for his humor during the auction. One time he saw a box marked, "Pieces of string too short to save," and sure enough the box was full of string pieces too short to save. He usually referred to a woman's handbag as, "an old bag."
He made the auction fun as well as educational and thus he became well known.
About This Item
- Title: Charles M. Talbot, Turner, 1922
- Creation Date: 1922
- Subject Date: 1922
- Town: Turner
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.9 cm x 7.3 cm
- Object Type: Image
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98 Matthews Way, Turner, ME 04282
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