December 08, 2010 07:00 PM EST Cincinnati


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Fine Collection of Early Photographic Tokens

Lot of 53 tokens, including 16 Root & Co. tokens, 11 from their New York store (7 brass, 2 reeded copper, 1 gilt brass, 1 silver-plated brass), and 5 brass tokens from Philadelphia; 4 brass Meade Bros. tokens (3 New York City, 1 Albany); 2 brass W.P. Buchanan tokens (1 Philadelphia, 1 St. Louis; 2 brass E. Long of St. Louis tokens; 5 Scoville of New York tokens (4 brass, 1 silvered brass); 1 T. Johnson of Leicester, UK, brass token; 4 E. Jacobs of New Orleans (3 brass, 1 silvered brass); 1 Fitzgibbon of St. Louis and 1 Fitzgibbon of New York, both brass; 5 Robbins' Card of Warren, Ohio, brass; 3 W.K. Lanphear of Cincinnati, brass; 1 Hart's Arcade of New York, brass; 1 Lima 1788 Charles III 2 reales coin, counter-stamped Ambrotype by Knecht; and 1 U.S. 1850 silver dollar counter-stamped Ambrotype by Campbell.

Condition:Tokens range from good-to-uncirculated. A detailed condition report is available upon request.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,468
12/09/2010

 

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