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Marie wrote at 2013-10-04 19:45:46
I also have what looks like a 4" bowl with a handle on each side (possibly a porridge bowl?)  Has the number 1248 on the bottom and was probably my grandmothers.  I couldn't get the second web site to work for me, but was quite happy to find another person who also has a Benedict Indestructo.


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