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In business since 1903, the Indian Trading Company in Banff features many unusual finds for the eclectic shopper. Watching them all quietly is their oldest resident: Mr. Banff, the Merman.
Conflicting stories of the merman’s origin pit the idea of Luxton purchasing the gaff from a mysterious Javanese salesman against the legend of Luxton building the beast himself.
Today there are several mummified mermaids to be found, of various appearances and origins from Japanese temples to Seattle’s Ye Olde Curiosity Shop , but Banff may have the only mer-man.