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   HT 243       Low 112       MS 63 BN       R-2   

H. Crossman, New York City. 1837. Copper. 28.5mm.

Virtually free of marks. Reddish brown with touches of mint color on both sides. Nice glossy fields.

Obv: Soft strike on face as always for this token.

Rev: Soft strike on lower edge of umbrella as usual.

Stack's January 21, 2003 sale, lot 1275.
Ex Gilbert Steinberg Collection (Stack's, October 1989, lot 324).

   HT 244       Low 113       AU 58 BN       R-2   

H. Crossman. 1837. Copper. 29mm. Details...

Crisply struck with steely-brown surfaces overall.

Obv: Nice definition in eagle's feathers.

Rev: There is no weakness in umbrella strike, which is rare for this variety.

Stack's June 23, 1992 sale lot 66.

   HT 247       Low 240       AU 55       R-6   

Day Newell & Day. New York, NY. 1834-35. Copper. 26.5mm

Some faint original mint luster. Struck by Wright & Bale. Legends on both sides describe the firm's business of manufacturing locks, bolts, and hinges.

Rev: Small cud on reerse rim oer the word IRON..

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 40)

   HT 249       Low 114       MS 63 BN       R-2   

J.H. Dayton. 1837. Copper. 28mm.

Trace red with a very small obverse spot. Nicely struck which is unusal for this variety.

Obv: Mint red showing around stars.

Rev: Mint red showing through in lettering recesses.

Steve Hayden Mail Bid Sale #20, October 18, 2003, Lot 637.

   HT 250       Low 115       MS 62 BN       R-2   

P.B. & S. DEVEAU, NEW YORK CITY. 1837. Copper. 28.1mm.

Obv: Needle sharp strike with much detail in hair and wreath.

Rev: A small dark spot on the boot, but otherwise problem-free.

The Charles Litman Collection, PCAC sale #72, December 6, 2003, lot 81.
Probably Ex. Donald Miller Collection.

   HT 253       Low 310       XF Details       R-5   

Doremus, Suydam & Nixon. New York. (1832-33). Copper. 26.5mm. As 214, W. & B. N.Y. on obverse. Rv: LINENS SHEETINGS & DAMASKS in center.

Rare. About 30% red. No spots, fully original, no problems.

   HT 255       Low 242       AU 58       R-4   

Doremus, Suydam & Nixon. New York. (1832-33). Brass. 26.5mm. Reeded edge. 50 & 52 William Street, New York.

Much of the original gilt remains on this token struck in the 1834-5 period by James Bale when the firm was at 50-52 William Street in New York City.

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 41).

   HT A258       MS 63       R-6   

Doremus, Suydam & Nixon. New York. (1832-33). Brass. 28mm. Reeded edge. 37 & 39 Nassau Street.

Struck by Bale & Smith in 1836-38 when the firm was located at 37 and 39 Nassau Street.

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 42).

   HT 258C       Low 245C       MS 63       R-8   

Doremus, Suydam & Nixon. New York. (1832-33). Brass. 28mm. Reeded edge. 37 & 39 Nassau Street.

Lusterous uncirculated. Weakly reeded edge. Die signed by Bale & Smath and struck by them when the firm was located at 37 & 39 Nassau Street. Rare, especially in this high state of preservation.

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 43).

   HT 259       Low 245       AU 58 BN       R-4   

Doremus, Suydam & Nixon. New York, NY. (1840-1844). Gilt bronze. 27.3mm. 39 Nassau Street, New York, NY.

A classic rarity of the Hard Times Token series. The 377 Broadway address was where Feuchtwanger remained until 1836. His three cent storecard was issued in two formats: Broadway and Courtland Street, where he relocated in 1837.

The Litman, Dreyfus & Sullivan Collections (PCAC sale #73, December 4, 2004, lot 46).

   HT 260       Low 247       MS 62       R-7   

Dr. L. Feuchtwanger. (1831-36). German silver. 27mm. 377 Broadway variety. 377 Broadway variety. Dr. L. FEUCHTWANGER / AMERICAN /SILVER / COMPOSITION / 377 / BROAD-WAY, / NEW-TORK in seven lines of text. Rv: HOUSE & HOUSEHOLD, FURNITURE. / INSTRUMENTS / (Rosette) / BEER PUMPS / PILLARS, GRATES / SPOONS, FORKS / (Rosette) / & DINNER SETS. In eight lines. Details...

Full gilt with great eye appeal.

Ex. Rudy Gilberti collection.
Ex. Rossa & Tanenbaum.
Ex. Chester Krause collection.

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