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Saw It on eBay: Federal Savings Commemorative Plate

Joliet Federal Savings issued plates/ashtrays to celebrate the state of Illinois' 150th anniversary, and one of them is being auctioned on eBay.

In 1968, when the state of Illinois celebrated its sesquicentennial -- aka, the 150th anniversary of it becoming a state -- the old Joliet Federal Savings issued a commemorative ashtray/plate to honor the milestone.

Joliet Federal is long gone, but one of its souvenirs is still intact and available on eBay for a starting auction bid of just $2.99 (shipping, however, will set the winner back $6). For one dollar more, you can skip the bidding and just buy it.

The seller describes it as "nice." Bidding ends late Thursday night. Click here to get more details.

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Ginger January 21, 2013 at 09:19 PM
Now they have turned the tables and charge you for EVERYTHING!

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