This Jack-O-Lantern form Halloween rattle measures 12 inches high by 5 inches wide and dates to the early 1900s. It’s composed of papier-mâché with paper insert and tissue trim on a wood stick. Possibly one of a kind and in excellent condition with original paint, it sold for $150 at Rich Penn Auctions, Waterloo, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2012.
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