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Cowboy Muffler Man - Larger Than Life - Norwich, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 31.284 W 072° 05.547
18T E 742605 N 4600722
Quick Description: The Cowboy Muffler Man is located between Eblens and Surplus Unlimited in a strip mall at 385 W Main St., Norwich, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2018 4:17:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMYMW9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 1

Long Description:
Zippy visits the Cowboy Muffler Man owned by Joseph Matera of Surplus Unlimited and they discuss the reason for Zippy's fascination with larger than life sculptures.

The Cowboy Muffler Man was acquired 36 years ago by Joseph Matera, the owner of Surplus Unlimited, from the estate of Al Cohen who displayed him at a New London, CT gas station. Muffler Man Cowboy: Big Bob is standing on a platform attached to the side of the building and is secured to the roof by cables. The 30' high fiberglass cowboy wears a blue ten-gallon hat, blue trousers and a white short sleeve shirt. He holds an American flag horizontally in his left hand.
Date the strip ran: 7/5/2000

Strip Name: Larger Than Life

Location of item featured in the strip: Surplus Unlimited Cowboy Muffler Man

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