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   HT 163       Low 265       XF-45       R-1   

William H. Milton. (1830-34). Copper. 28.5mm.

Obv: Some mint red is still visible on the obverse.

Stack's April 14, 1993 sale lot 2787.

   HT 164       Low 266       MS 65 BN       R-1   

WM. H. Milton & Co. ( 1835-44). Copper. 29.1mm. WAREHOUSE.

30% red blending with brown and irredescent blue. This token is very scarce in high grade even though Rulau does not reflect this. An exciting token!

Ex. Richard Gross Collection.

   HT 164A       Low 266A       UNC 60       R-8   

William H. Milton. (1835-44). Copper. 29.1mm.

Very slight silvering around the obverse lettering. Very crisp strike overall, indicating minimal die wear at the time of striking.

Stack's April 14, 1993 sale lot 2788.

   HT 165       Low 267       XF-40       R-2   

WM. H. Milton & Co. (1835-44). Copper. 28.5mm. *WAREHOUSE*.

Some original red remains.

   HT 167       Low 325       XF-40       R-2   

Peck & Burnham. (1834). Copper. 28.5mm.

Rev: Light scratches on reverse do not detract.

Stack's April 14, 1993 sale lot 2787.

   HT 168       Low 326       MS 62 BN       R-2   

S. B. Schenck Planing Machine, Attleboro Massachusetts. Peck & Brunham. (1834). Copper. 28.5mm. Details...

Trace red with small reverse planchet flaw. Rarely seen this nice. Hayden says: "Just the fourth uncirculated example I have seen offered."

Steve Hayden Mail Bid Sale #21, May 22, 2004, lot 718.

   HT 169       Low 129       AU 50       R-3   

Roxbury Coaches. Roxbury, Massachusetts. 1837. German Silver. 18.7mm. Details...

Clean problem-free token with even wear overall. A fine example of this popular transportation token.

   HT 169A       Low 129A       AU 58       R-8   

ROXBURY COACHES, BOSTON, MA. 18.8mm. 4.5 grams. Copper electrotype. Details...

Clean problem-free token with even wear overall. Possibly the finest known example of this extremely rare transportation token. While the German silver varieties are reasonably common, this copper electrotype is almost never seen.

The Charles Litman Collection, PCAC sale #72, December 6, 2003, lot 98.
Ex. Donald Miller Collection.
Ex. DuPont Collection.

   HT 170       Low 327       AU 58 BN       R-7   

William Rutter. (1831-35). Copper. 29mm. Cash For Rags Junk Iron Copper Crass &c Wm. Rutter Red Store Fulton St. Bosted/Songs And Ballads Wholesale And Retail Fulton St Boston. Dated 1831-1835. Details...

The inscriptions on the obverse are amazingly strong for this usually weakly struck piece. The reverse is even stronger and is well-centered.

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 78).

   HT 171       Low 328       MS 62 BN       R-1   

Alfred D. Willard. Boston, Mass. (1835). Copper. 28.5mm.

   HT 172       Low 116       AU 55       R-3   

Maverick Coach. East Boston, Mass. 1837. German Silver. 18.7mm. Details...

A crisp well-struck piece with medium gray toning. Superior in strike and quality to the Rulau plate coin.

   HT 175       Low 72       UNC Details       R-6   

Francis L. Brigham, New Bedford MA. 1833. Copper. 28.5mm. Beaded borders outside circle. Details...

Small hole for suspension. Deep tobacco brown surfaces. Shift double struck the second rotated about 20 degrees right. Traces of mint red remaining around some letters and in building's portico.

Obv: Small dark spot right of date.

Stack's April 15, 1992 sale lot 3606.
Ex Gilbert Steinberg Collection (Stack's, October 1989).

   HT 176       Low 73       AU 58 BN       R-3   

Francis L. Brigham, New Bedford MA. 1833. Copper. 28.5mm. Beads only.

A very crisply struck example of this token. Superior to the John J. Ford collection specimen sold by Stacks on June 23, 2004.

Obv: Noticable mint red remaining in the recesses of the building.

Stack's December 1, 1993 sale lot 1337.

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