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Published May 29, 2009, 12:00 AM

Schimmel pieces fetch big bucks from collectors

In the 1950s, America’s best-known folk-art wood-carver was Wilhelm Schimmel of Cumberland Valley, Pa. A carved eagle by this man was the dream of many a collector. His pieces, even then, went for thousands of dollars, and, of course, each was one of a kind.

By: By Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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