AAA Historical Americana - World Exonumia.

World Exonumia 2006 Mail Bid Sale of EXONUMIA:
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CrossRef: Bi-Metals //Hard Rubber Tokens: US //Indians/American Native Indians // State of DE Delaware //
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101. DE Vulcanized Trunk Fiber Bi-metal Advertising Token. "Genuine National Vulcanized Trunk Fiber" around Native American bust / "National Vulcanized Fiber Company Wilmington, Del." around "This is Made of National Vulcanized Fiber" 37 mm, two types of vulcanized fiber, red obverse and black reverse (bi-metal). Uncirculated, holed, as made, to demonstrate the fiber's strength. Unc. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: California Fractional Gold //
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102. CA California Fractional Souvenir Gold Half Dollar, ca. 1890. From 1885 to 1905 it was fashionable in California to strike souvenir copies of the Gold Rush era fractional gold coins that had by then disappeared from circulation. Stars around liberty head left, "1853" below / Wreath around "California Gold" and star. Uncirculated to proof-like, struck from rusted dies. 10 mm, appears to be 10 carat gold. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: California Fractional Gold //

103. CA California Gold Imitations. Eleven modern imitations of fractional California gold coins. Dates in the 1850s, mostly Indian and liberty head half and quarter dollars with bear reverse. All but one Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //

104. New England Fat Mens Club Pinback, ca. 1896. Black on white. "I Am a Member N. E. Club" around very fat man who looks like a bigger version of Stan Laurel of the Laurel and Hardy comedy team. By Whitehead and Hoag, 25 mm. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //

105. Oval Stetson Hat Pinback, ca. 1896. Multi-colored advertising pinback for the famous Stetson hats. "Stetson Hats Best in the World" above beaver and eagle holding the company's red, white and blue shield, on gold background. Oval 25 mm x 15 mm. Whitehead and Hoag label on back indicated patented 1896. cello, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Celluloid - cello //Other Fraternal Issuers //

106. Tarcisian Pinback. Blue on white pinback. "League of Tarcisians For the King!" around motto above drapery over figure of Christ. 23 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Celluloid - cello //
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107. 12 Miscellaneous Celluloid Buttons. Mostly vintage celluloids, including Admiral Dewey, 1910 Flag Day, 1912 Riley Week, nice full-headress Indian, Mississippi River Boat Days, couple of grain dealers celluloids, advertising, 12 mm to 70 mm. 12pcs, about VF-XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Seals/Stamping-seals/Stencils //Italy //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //Countermarked Coins: Medieval //
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108. Ancient Roman Sestertius made into a Medieval Christian Seal or Die for Making Baked Clay Tokens! This began as an ancient coin, a sestertius of the Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD). Much later the piece was engraved intaglio on the reverse with a Christian cross in the shape of a sword, surrounded by rays and a circle. In an outer circle are medieval Gothic letters that are too patined to read. This could have been used as a stamp to mark a monastery's goods, or it might have been used to make pottery tokens by impressing clay, and then firing the clay in a kiln. (Tokens of this sort occasionally are found in archaeological excavations, but are rare). The original sestertius of Antoninus Pius is well worn, but his laureate bust is clearly identifiable, as are the letters "AVG" for the title Augustus that appear to the left of the bust. 30 mm, brass, patined black, with areas of yellow. UNIQUE! We could find nothing remotely like this in any auction catalog or reference book! Engraving worn, VG, with sediment in recessed areas. $500.00-2000.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Game Counters (non-U.S.) //
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109. Roman Dupondius Copy of Augustus Made for Use as Gaming Piece, 1903. High quality, struck copy of a dupondius of Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD). "Avgvstvs XIX BC" around radiate bust of emperor / "S C" around temple, over "Provident" This had us stumped with its date of 19 BC until we found a 1969 "Numismatist" article that illustrated it on page 303. It is a game piece used in the board "Game of the Caesars" produced in 1903 by C. B. Arnold. 30 mm, copper. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //
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110. Copy of Engraved Ancient Gem Stone. Oval copy of engraved ancient gem stone by Pamphilos. Bust of Diana, the goddess of hunting, holding bow and quiver, crescent above head. See Forrer 4: 371. Seems to be struck from a 19th century die made from a high quality cast of a museum specimen. The artist's signature appears in small Greek letters to the right of the bust of the goddess. 30 x 26 mm, uniface, two pinholes for mounting made in the blank, outer margin of excess edge metal. XF-AU. $60.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Counterfeit Coins //Ancient Rome //

111. 29 Copies of Ancient Roman Republican Denarii. Twenty-nine copies of Roman Republican denarii made by Becker, Inc. in the 1960s from casts of museum specimens. Made from a steel-colored metal whose color distinguishes them from the originals. Many are in envelopes with with detailed descriptions and attributions to Sydenham, Babylon, and other catalog numbers in the handwriting of Harold Roepe, founder of the Ancient Coin Club of America. (Brunk cataloged ancient coins for their auctions in the 1960s, and bought these copies from Roepe before he retired). Lot of 29, about XF. $150.00-300.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Counterfeit Coins //Greece //

112. Copies of Ancient Greek Staters. Three copies of Greek staters made by Becker, Inc. in the 1960s from casts of museum specimens. Amphipolis, Rhodes, and Persian Satrap Mausollis of Caria. High relief in an alloy imitating silver. About XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Counterfeit Coins //Greece //

113. Copies of Large Ancient Greek Silver Coins. Four copies of large Greek silver coins probably made during 1960s. Syracuse dekadrachm with reverse horses & chariot, Athens tetradrachm, Lysimachus King of Thrace tetradrachm. Silver color, source unknown, all have edge casting marks. About XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Horses //Greece //

114. Jewelry Copies of Ancient Greek Coins. Two copies probably made for jewelry use before 1960. 1). Brass 27 mm mule of Syracuse and Carthage silver coins. Female head surrounded by dolphins "Syracuse" in Greek / Horse's head, Aramaic inscription. 2) Perhaps earlier copper 27 mm of Byzantinum with type of Pegasus and legend / Dolphin over seashell. About XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Counterfeit Coins //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Jewish/Judaica/Hebraica //Ancient Rome //

115. 11 Copies of Biblical Coins. Eleven copies from various sources probably pre-1975. Two denarii of Tiberius (the "Tribute Penny"), two tetradrachms of Tyre, and the rest are copies of Jewish Widow's mites and shekels. About F/XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Copy of coin //Counterfeit Coins //Ancient Rome //

116. 2 Copies of Marc Anthony Legion Denarii. Two copies of Marc Anthony Denarii of the 8th and 13th Legions from the Roman Civil Wars of 30 BC. Galley / Legion Standard. Except for edge cast marks, these are good copies since the originals were poorly made, war issues. Probably made ca. 1960s. F/VF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Counterfeit Coins //Copy of coin //Italy //Netherlands //

117. 7 Copies of Ancient and Medieval Coins. Seven copies, probably ca. 1960s. Valia drachm, Cunobeline Celtic stater in gold colored alloy, Celtic ring money, Marcus Aurelius and Trajan denarii (nice copies), early Islamic dinar, 1577 Siege of Groningen klippe (Maillet Plate 44: 2). About VF/XF. Scarce! $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //India //Copy of coin //Kings/Queens Non-England/France //
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118. India. Struck Copy of an Ancient Indo-Greek Coin. The Indo-Greeks were the successors of Alexander's empire in India. This seems to be a crude imitation of one of their denarii. Bust of ruler in odd headdress holding scepter / Ruler on horseback and legend in crude Greek letters reading "Basilous" for king, but most of the king's name is off the flan. Has trident symbol in field of the sort used by some Indian native states as a mintmark. Purpose? 18 mm, brass. F-VF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //School Award/Medal of Merit // State of NY New York //
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119. NY Copy of Ancient Syracuse Dekadrachm, ca. 1890. Greek letters and four dolphins around female head. Very nice, uniface copy of Syracuse Dekadrachm in gilt brass. Signed on reverse Wallbank Co. 33 mm. Probably for Syracuse, N.Y. organization or for Syracuse University. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //England-Great Britain //Copy of coin //

120. Copy of Penny of William I of England. Halfway decent copy of Penny of William the Conqueror (1066-1087) in base metal. Nice portrait, edge cast marks. Probably 1960s. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Copy of coin //Kings/Queens Non-England/France //
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121. Austria. Struck Copy of Four Ducats, 1915. Struck copy in gilt brass of large, four ducat gold coin of Francis Joseph, called "gypsy gold" because it was used for ornamentation on women's clothing. Bust / Double-headed eagle closely copying genuine coin with original legends. 40 mm, gilt brass. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Copy of coin //Numismatists // State of MA Massasachusts //

122. MA Struck Copy of 1792 "Silver Center" Cent, 1988. Obverse is an enlarged copy of the 1792 cent, which clearly shows the "silver plug". Reverse "The Worthy Coin 1938-1988, Celebrating 50 Years of Numismatic Excellence, Corrado Romano, Founder 1928 Inc. 1938" Silver dollar size, aluminum proof, 38mm.
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Greek ancient designs //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //
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123. "Monumental Coins: Buildings and Structures on Ancient Coinage", 1999. By Marvin Tameanko, 242 pages, numerous photos and line drawings, hard bound cloth, gilt. Mint with color dust cover. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Greece //
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124. Roman Coin of Augustus (37 BC-15 AD) Countermarked by the Kings of Edessa in Messopotamia, ca. 30 . Christopher Howgego first identified this type of c/m, which is found on only a handful of ancient Roman coins, in 'Greek Imperial Countermarks' (RNS 1985). The very rare series is written in Old Edessan, and this stamp appears to be "Manou" for "King". The coin was minted by Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD) in Antioch, Syria. Emperor's Bust / "SC" in wreath. 22 mm bronze. G-VF, much of design obliterated by the countermark, which is a large 8 mm square "Manou" (see Howgego 153 and 695). VERY RARE, and this is the only example that has appeared at auction. Countermark VF, but weak to the left where the stamp may have begun to break up. $150.00-250.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Germany //

125. "CAES" Countermarked Moneyer As of Roman Emperor Augustus. As of Augustus issued in 7 BC by the Moneyer Maecilus Tullus. Countermarked "CAES" for "Caesar" by a Roman legion on the German frontier. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Germany //Switzerland //Italy //Ancient Rome //
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126. Emperor Augustus German Frontier Countermark. Orichalcum Dupondius of the Emperor Autustus (27BC-14AD), countermarked "AVG" in a Roman Legion camp on the German frontier, probably in what is now Switzerland. 'Avgvstvs/Tribvnivc/Potest' in laurel wreath, reverse 'Cn Piso Cn F III Vir Aaaff' around large SC, BN-473, C-378, RIC-71. About VF. $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Italy //Germany //
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127. Countermarked Roman Bronze Coin, ca. 50AD. Countermarked Roman As. This is a "lime coin" (a thin cast copy made on the German frontier), which is so worn that its design cannot be distinguished. It has two countermarks: 1. AVG for "Augustus" 2. TI C A for "Tiberius Caesar Augustus." The latter countermark of Claudius (41-54 AD) is quite unusual. It is only known on coins of Caligula (37-41) with Seated Vesta reverse (Sear-516), and was the subject of a 1980 article by Rodolgo Martini in Rivista Italiana di Numismatica. The purpose of the countermarks, which were applied at a Roman legion fort somewhere on the German frontier, was to authorize the continued circulation of such worn and light weight coins. Black patina, countermarks weak but legible. AG. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Italy //Ancient Rome //
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128. Ancient Rome. Sestertius of Domitian, 81-9, 81-9. Sestertius of Domitian (81-96 AD). Titles around laureate bust / "S C" and Minerva advancing, holding spear and shield. Seaby-806. VG-F, with corrosion spot on reverse, but nice, Fine portrait. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Italy //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Greek ancient designs //
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129. Ancient Rome. Silver Denarius of Trajan for Conquest of Romania. Denarius of Trajan (98-117 AD). Titles around laureate bust of emperor / "SPQR Optimo Principi" around weeping Dacia, seated at foot of military trophy. This commemorates the conquest of Romania (ancient Dacia). RIC-220. 17 mm, silver, trace of vertigris. F/VF, some light green. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Italy //Counterfeit Coins //

130. Ancient Roman Limesfaschen Unusual Lot of 20. "Limesfaschen" are ancient counterfeits of Roman bronze coins which were made on the German frontier. Often found in excavations of legion forts, but rarely seen on the numismatic market. These are about a third the weight of the original coins, and all have countermarks, both very worn. They were countermarked to validate worn coins for extended circulation, often with the countermarks virtually worn off. The marks were applied in legion forts and some can be identified. A couple have a very week "AVG" for 'Augustus'. Another has a previously unknown shield countermark, with others have large marks previously unknown to Brunk. A number have "TI CA" for 'Tiberius Caesar Augustus' (or the misspelled version "IT CA"). Until this group was discovered, that mark was quite unusual and rare, and had only been known on coins of Caligula (37-54 AD) with the Seated Vesta reverse (Sear-516). Most are so worn that nothing can be seen of the designs, although "SC" is visible on the reverse of one, and two seem to have the bust of Caligula. Lot of 20, including some Roman colonials also with countermarks. Only fair condition, but a rare lot of ancient counterfeits with Roman legion marks. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Iran/Islamic //Afghanistan //Hungary //

131. Early Medieval Afghanistan Silver Coin Countermarked by the White Huns, ca. 590 . Sassanian (Persian) dirham silver coin of Hormizd IV (579-590), Year 1, Balk Mint. Has two rare countermarks of the Hepthalities (White Huns) of Afghanistan. Obverse countermark is head left in headdress. Reverse countermark is the symbol of the Alchon tribe of Hepthalities. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Medieval //Italy //
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132. Byzantine Empire Countermark, ca. 620 . The Byzantine General Belisarius invaded Sicily in 535 AD, and when Heraclius (610-641 AD) became emperor seventy-five years later, he found that most of the bronze coins in circulation there had been introduced by Belisarius' troops, and were in need of validation. Different types of countermarks were used for different weight coins. This 30 mm heavy follis of the Emperor Justinian I (527-565 AD) was countermarked with a pair of hinged stamps. The reverse stamp was carefully positioned to obliterate the original mintmark. It is a 15 mm circular depression with the initials "SCLS" (for Sicily). Exactly opposite on the other side of the coin is a crowned, facing bust of the Emperor Heraclius with a short beard beside his monogram. The countermarking probably was done in the towns of Syracuse or Catania. BMC-370 DO-241, Seaby-882. Original coin VG-Fine, countermark VF. Beautiful, dark sea-green patina. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Govermental //West Indies //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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133. Eight Reales Piece of Cut Money, ca. 1650. Cutting coins was common in the 17th to early nineteenth centuries in the West Indies and frontier America as a way to make small change. One well known example is the P.B cut-and-countermarked quarter segments made during the early 19th century in New Orleans by the Planters Bank. This is a circa 1590-1650 eight reales of Philip III or Philip IV, which has been cut in half. What remains is the upper part of the crowned Spanish shield / Lower part of the Arms of Spain. Contemporary accounts note cutting often was done with an axe, but this piece was ineptly made. The maker cut it four more times, but three strikes did not go through, and a small additional segment has been clipped from this slightly bent silver piece's edge. Coin probably F-VF before cutting. $75.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Medieval //Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

134. "World Countermarks on Medieval and Modern Coins", 1976. By Gregory G. Brunk, 401 pages, yellow cloth with dust cover, in original shrink wrap. Reprints 55 articles from The Numismatist and American Journal of Numismatics, including Frank Duffield's classic "Trial List Countermarked Coins of the World" (1919-1921) and Howland Wood's "Coinage of the West Indies with Especial Reference to the Cut and Countermarked Pieces" (1914). $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Error (Double struck/incuse, etc.)/Trial //
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135. Countermarked Rare Brockage Large Cent! 1849. The date of this coin can be seen in mirror image on the reverse as 184- with the last digit overstruck by the countermark so it might be "1849" or "1848" The large cent is slightly broad struck because of the multiple strikes. The reverse had at least two solid coin die incuse stampings with a shift of about 5 degrees between them, which resulted in offset stars. It finally was stamped at an extreme angle by the edge of another coin, which did not eject. This resulted in a depressed area of reeding at the coin's edge and also flattened part of the obverse date. The coin then circulated for some time before being stamped on both the obverse and reverse by "H. Whitcombe" This piece was called "H. Whitcomb" by others, and was listed as Brunk W-476, "H. Whitcomb" before it could be examined, and the "e" at the end of the merchant's name recognized. Rare Large Cent brockage, probably the only brockage countermarked! $1500.00-2000.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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136. "L. Alden" Early American Bar Punch. Apparently an Early American token that should be identifiable as the latest date of the 5 known specimens is 1826. Clear and bold c/m in rectangular bar punch with toothed border, left side a bit weak, about VF/XF. On slick early Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Large Cent related //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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137. PA (Philadelphia) "I.A" Early American Hallmark of Joseph Anthony's Sons. No hallmark directory offers an exact match to this mark, but it is quite similar to many of the known hallmarks used by Joseph Anthony. It only differs in having a period between the two initials, rather than a middle dot. Anthony & Sons was a Philadelphia partnership from 1810 to 1814. RARE. Only known specimen. Bold XF c/m on clean VG 1803 Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //
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138. "L. L. Arnold". On 1867 shield nickel. struck both sides, about Fine mark on pitted VF nickel. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NJ New Jersey //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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139. NJ "Asbury Park, N.J." Also see James Bradley, whose c/m are sometimes found on coins with this stamp. The Asbury Park c/m probably advertised his land development for temperance advocates. Bold XF c/m on darkish Good 1873 dime. $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Large Cent related //
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140. PA Philadelphia: William Ashmead Circular Stamp. Early American Token: William Ashmead was a Philadelphia silversmith from 1797 until the late 1810s. These "Ashmead" and "Phila" stamps are on obverse and reverse of a 1806 Large Cent. On the obv. the stamps are XF and very clear, on AG cent with clear date. The rev. stamps are more in a circular pattern, somewhat overstamped and more difficult to read. UNIQUE with both stamps, one other specimen known on an 1818 cent with 'Ashmead' only. Rare! See Rulau p.60. $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //
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141. (CT: Preston) William Avery. "Wm. Avery" on silver two reales. Attributed by Rulau (p.279) to Preston, CT. The period after "Wm" is at the top, not the normal bottom, which may make attribution a bit easier. Struck twice on almost slick coin, top c/m partially weak, bottom c/m bold, but last two letters weak, about F/XF on AG coin. Appears that the two reales has been overstruck by another coin or token die, but it is difficult to tell. Only example on two reales. One of only 5 known. $125.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Large Cent related //
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142. (MA: Boston) RARE Baldwin & Jones Boston Silversmiths. Early American Token: Choice XF bar punch in scroll of "Baldwin & Jones" on Large Cent. In 1810 Jabez L. Baldwin and John B. Jones became partners as clock makers and silversmiths, in Boston. Baldwin died in 1819, the year of this coin. This choice VF/XF 1819 Large Cent is the latest dated specimen of only 4 known, some c/m in rectangles, this one in a neat scroll. RARE. Rulau p.28. $250.00-350.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of TX Texas //Saloon (on item) //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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143. TX RARE Bryan TEXAS SALOON of J.L. Barnes. A very rare and highly desirable TEXAS Saloon counterstamp: "J.L. Barnes/Saloon/Bryan./Tex." The 1880 Census listed him as hotel keeper in Houston, but it is not known when he ran the saloon in Bryan. A wonderful opportunity for research. RARE. CHOICE and sharp VF/XF c/m on clean 1874 arrow & rays Seated Half Dollar. $500.00-700.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //Watch/Clock Related //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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144. (CT: Bristol): Wallace Barnes. There is an 1885 advertisement from a Wallace Barnes of Bristol, CT, a maker of clock springs. "Wallace Barnes" in curved punch, struck twice on obverse (top strike weak, bottom strike XF), and once weakly on the reverse. On toned Good+ 1847 Seated Quarter. One of only two known on quarters. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Bust US Half Dollar //Countermarked Coins: Arms Inspector //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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145. (CT: Hartford): Roswell Bartholomew - Early American Token! From 1804 Roswell Bartholomew was a silversmith partner of James Ward, who also countermarked coins. The 1806 Hartford American Mercury listed them as a military store that sold 'Infantry, Cavalry & Matross Swords, guns, cartouch boxes, pistols, caps, holsters & valises; epaulettes & Sergeant's knots, sashes, feathers, laces & cards, Cockades, priming wires & brushes; French & bugle horns, trumpets, drums & fifes; standards, etc...' In 1814 the firm became Ward, Bartholmew and Brainard, keeping that name until the 1830 death of Brainard. From 1830 to 1840 Bartholomew was a silversmith who also sold real estate, iron and copper goods. "RB" in serrated oval hallmark. An odd stamp, which might have been meant for military items. Bold VF mark on VF 1811 Bust Half Dollar, holed and plugged. One of only 3 known on half dollar! $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo. A Fine example in the Sept. 1992 B&M auction realized $330
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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146. "E.C. Beardsley". Unlisted in Rulau. Small letter one-line punch, sharp XF mark on Good 1876 Seated Half dollar. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Dollar: Silver Dollar //
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147. E.C. Beardsley on Dollar. Unlisted in Rulau. Small letter one-line punch of "E.C. Beardsley", sharp XF on Very Good 1879 Morgan Dollar, VG, some obv. scratches. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Jewelers //
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148. TX RARE San Antonio: Bell & Bros. VERY RARE Texas mark. Samuel Bell was born in 1798, moved to Texas in the 1850's and became highly regarded as a silversmith and jeweler. They were well known in San Antonio (see long write up in Brunk). "Bell & Brothers/San-Antonio/Texas", sharp XF c/m on AG 1867 shield nickel. VERY RARE, only known specimen on a nickel, one of TWO KNOWN. $750.00-1000.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //
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149. (NY:Lyons and Newark): UNIQUE Silver Hard Times Token, GUNSMITH MARKS. This double countermarked piece has never been sold at auction, and it is illustrated and discussed in both Rulau and Brunk. The first stamp is "A. Henshaw" Bar Punch by a gunsmith and engraver of Newark, NY, who lived close to the other gunsmith who stamped this coin. In fact, the marks appear to have been applied at the same time! Orra Bennett made percussion halflock guns in Lyons, NY, and applied the incuse marks "O. Bennett" and "Lyons" above and below "A. Henshaw". The Bennett mark is UNIQUE, and the only other example of a Henshaw mark also is stamped "1837", which dates these pieces. Very strong and bold XF marks on 1789 Two Reales, clear and strong Good, small hole at edge. A once in a lifetime chance to bid on a UNIQUE Gunsmith Hard Times Token, apparently stamped by two friends! $2500.00-2550.00+
COMMENT: ex-Maurice Gould, ex-Ralph Goldstone, ex-Doc Carberry, 1976. Rulau plate specimen. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Rulau notes the "A. Henshaw" c/m on a 1822 large cent realized $1500 in a 1996 Kirtley auction. Rulau p.127 values the Henshaw mark at $2200.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of FL Florida //
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150. (FL Treasure Island): Bil-Mar, 1939. Hank Thoele recently solved the puzzle of this enigmatic countermark, which previously was identified to Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay, and then to the Treasure Island Amusement Park in Scarborough Mere, Yorkshire, England. Treasure Island is a small community in Florida that is located west of St. Petersburg on an island connected to the mainland by the Treasure Island Causeway. One of its hotels is the Bilmar Beach Resort. So this is a Florida countermark that may have been used fifty years ago as the latest known date is 1948. Perhaps a FL researcher can discover the reason for its issue! "Bil-Mar/Treasure Island", strong and bold XF c/m on English Penny of 1918, VG. Less than a dozen known. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. One of the very few FL c/m!
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IA Iowa //Norway //
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151. (IA): G. Bitzer. This interesting countermark also is found on an 1867 Cedar Rapids, IA bridge token that is in the style of a Civil War token. Since Bitzer is a Scandinavian name, and the c/m also is known on a Norwegian two ore, the Bitzer c/ms are listed in some Scandinavia references. Until recently its connection to Iowa was uncertain, but a search of Civil War induction records indicates that two people named "G. Bitzer" enlisted in Muscatine County; one of them apparently stamped this coin years later. "G. Bitzer" on 1882 Jamaican farthing. One of only 3 known, all on different coins and tokens. Unique. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Rulau IA-CR2
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Bolen: J.A. Bolen //Diesinker //
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152. (MA Springfield) J.A. Bolen, Medalist and Diesinker. The famous Bolen worked from 1858 to 1874 in Springfield. This restrike was made by a Boston coin dealer in the 1950s or 1960s using two original stamps to 'tease' Maurice Gould, the well known writer on countermarked coins. "J.A. Bolen", 12 mm on obv. "J.A. Bolen", 9 mm. on rev. Two distinct stamps, about F/XF on VF 1847 Large Cent. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: ex-Gould. See Rulau p.683.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //
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153. (MA) "Boston". Some "Boston" countermarks seem to have been intended as city name stamps, while others indicate particular merchants. 13 mm sharp XF c/m on 1875-CC Seated Half Dollar, AG. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //
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154. (MA) "Boston" on Mexican Eight Reales. Some "Boston" countermarks seem to have been intended as city name stamps, while others indicate particular merchants. 7 mm bold XF c/m on 1834 Mexican 8 reales, sharp VF. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Large Cent related //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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155. (NY New York City): Zalmon Bostwick, Silversmith. From 1846 to 1852 Bostwick was a silversmith in NYC. "Z. Bostwick" script in shaped bar punch, unusual with upper and lower case letters. Bold VF+ on G 1843 Large Cent. RARE, one of only 3 known specimens. $175.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. See Rulau p.331.
CrossRef: Large Cent related //Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //
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156. J.N. Bourne - 1873 on Large Cent. Brunk B-923 "J.N. Bourne" (twice) or possibly "I.N.", and "1873", bold XF marks on 1849 Large Cent. UNIQUE. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //Half cent/related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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157. (CT New Cannan): Unusual CIRCULAR BAND A.M. Bouton on Early Half Cent. According to Rulau, Alexander Malachi Bouton of New Cannan was born in 1807 and was a tool maker. This is an exceeding unusual c/m coin which has been stamped three times. Around the reverse rim is a highly unusual, serrated circular band mark "A. M. Bouton Warranted" of the sort that appears on such things as nineteenth century saw blades. "Cast Steel" is stamped twice in the center, overlapping and at right angles to each other. Sharp and bold XF c/m on Early Half Cent, perhaps 1797, AG. Unique! $225.00-250.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Swoger TAMS article, 1991; Photo Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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158. "A.C. BOWE". Bold XF mark on 1876 Seated Quarter, VG+. Should be identifiable. One of only 3 known. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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159. (NY New York City): Boyd. This is a well known countermark, but its origins have been a mystery. Recently Michael McAllister noticed that the letter style of "Boyd" is identical to the typeface used by "Boyd's Directories" in its publications and advertisements. William H. Boyd of New York City was well known from the middle to late nineteenth century for publishing city and state directories. "Boyd" VF c/m on 1876 Seated Quarter, VG. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Temperance //
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160. NY NYC and Asbury Park NJ: Bradley & Smith Brushes and Asbury Temperance Resort. James A. Bradley and Alfred H. Smith were manufacturers and importers of brushes in NYC. "Bradley & Smith Brushes, N.Y." on obv. "Asbury Park, N.J." on rev. to advertise Bradley's temperance resort (see Brunk for information and photo). Sharp and bold XF+ c/ms on 1873 arrows & rays Seated Half Dollar, Choice and sharp VF/XF. Rare. One of only 3 with this combination of c/ms. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Half cent/related //

161. (PA: Philadelphia?): J. Bramble. A possible issuer was James Bramble, an innkeeper in Philadelphia in the 1850 census. A well known countermark that seems to be a trademark. "J. Bramble/(star)", sharp and bold XF c/m on XF 1854 XF Half Cent, minor rim damage. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Copy of coin //Coins: Colonial coin copy copies //
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162. y. Not a particularly good copy of a Brasher doubloon with "EB" countermark, made in the 1960s or 1970s. Gilt pot metal, about VF.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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163. (NY Rochester?): George A. Brown. A person of this name was a gunsmith in Rochester c. 1845, but it is not known if he issued this c/m thirty years later. "Geo. A. Brown", weak Good c/m on AG 1876 Seated Quarter. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Large Cent related //
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164. "H.S. Burges". While Rulau suggested Burges was a silver plater in Baltimore, MD, Frank Thoele reports that many Burgeses lived in Maine in the 1850s and 1860s. The top "B" is missing on most of his c/m coins because his stamp broke. "H.S. Burges" F/VF c/m on G/VG 1838 Large Cent, pitted. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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165. "H.S. Burges". As above, bold VF+ c/m on choice 1851 Large Cent, VG/F. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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166. "H.S. Burges". As above, bold XF c/m on nice VG 1852 Large Cent. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IA Iowa //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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167. IA Dubuque: Charles Cannon, Grocer. RARE IOWA Mark. Until recently the only information that could be located about Cannon was a couple of city directory listings, which noted Charles and Henry Cannon sold groceries at 41 Main from 1857 to 1860. Then Josiah Conzett's 'Recollections of People and Events of Dubuque Iowa, 1846-1890' was put on the internet by a genealogist. 'Next to the (American) hotel, Geo. Starr had a grocery store. Here my brother Jacob worked the winter of 1847/48. Next to that the Cannon Bros, Bill, Chas. and Henry, also had a grocery store.' One of the few Iowa countermarks, and struck before the Civil War when Dubuque was a major Mississippi River town. "C. Cannon/Grocer/No.41/Dubuque, Iowa." Bold VF at top, with only first 3 letters of last line clear, on Good+ 1854 arrow & rays Seated Half Dollar. Only half a dozen known, only 3 on half dollars. RARE. $400.00-450.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Large Cent related //
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168. (MA: Roxbury) "W. Capen" bar punch on 1797 Cent. Unique Early American Token! Rulau attributes to William Capen of Roxbury, MA. In toothed rectangular bar punch, bold XF mark, on obv of 1797 Large Cent, AG with date and Liberty clear. Interesting smith mark, needing further research. Rare! $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of TX Texas //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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169. (TX Houston?): G.W. Capron. Rulau notes that many example of this c/m appear on New Orleans Mint coins, and suggests they were issued by a Southerner. Hank Thoele searched the relevant Census records, and discovered that a person of this name was listed in the 1860 Census in Houston (while another was listed in Attleborough, MA). Two types of marks are known, one with a backwards "N". This has the usual "N" in the name. "G. W. Capron", rectangular bar punch, VF, on AG 1853 arrows & rays Seated Quarter. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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170. "S.R. Clapp - Cast Steel". This may be a predecessor of today's international ClappDiCo, the 'world's leader in super-abrasive cutlery tools', but its history has not been traced. "S.R. Clapp - Cast Steel" (last letter of 'Steel' off edge); "E. Robbins" on rev., all bold XF, on AG 1827 Large Cent, rev. scratches. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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171. OH Willoughby: Lot of 5 Carter Diamond Tool. Neat lot of 5 modern pieces: "Carter Diamond Tool Corp./1920-2000/Willoughby, Ohio". 5pcs: On 1920 Buffalo nickel (Good), and on 2000 cent, 2 on quarters and dollar (Unc).
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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172. "T. Catley" on Hard Times Token. Curved VF mark on Jacksonian Hard Times token, F/VF, some punch marks. One of 2 known on HTT. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Half cent/related //
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173. CH 4 Cts on Half Cent. Interesting revaluation of a half cent to 4 cents! "CH./4 Cts" bold VF on obv & rev of 1855 slant 55 Half Cent, VG+. Only 7 pieces known. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Jewelers //Watch/Clock Related //Large Cent related //
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174. NY Clyde: Occupational E.J. Chapin. RARE mark of E.J. Chapin, jeweler, clock and watch dealer. "E.J. Chapin/Clyde, N.Y./Dealer/Watches, Clocks &/Jewelery/Clyde, N.Y." with "E.J.Chapin"/"Clyde,N.Y" on reverse, Bold VF/XF c/m, on fully slick Large Cent, clipped. This combination of marks is UNIQUE and is the longest of all his marks. Appears to be some bar punches and some individual letter punches. Only 6 known from this merchant. Rare! $225.00-275.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Patent Medicine //Large Cent related //Medicine/Medical //
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175. MA Boston: UNIQUE Dr. J. Cheever. Dr. Joseph Cheever advertised in the 1854 Boston Herald: 'Agency for Dr. S.S. Fitch's Celebrated Medicines and Mechanical Remedies for cure of Consumption, Asthma, Female Diseases, etc.' Cheever was born ca. 1808 in New Hampshire, listed in the 1850 census in Charleston and in the 1860 census in Chelsea, both outside Boston. "Dr. J. Cheever", bold XF on Choice VG 1821 Large Cent. UNIQUE, only known specimen! See Brunk for text from Cheever's advertisement. $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: ex-World Exonumia 30 May 1978, lot 1956. Photo, Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Diesinker //
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176. NY NY New York City: James Chinery, Early American Token of a Die Cutter! Chinery was listed in the 1829 city directory at 90 William St., as a 'letter and tool' cutter. "J. Chinery/Die Cutter/205 W. St. N.Y." made from the stamp he would have used to mark his work. See Rulau page 41, who does not illustrate an example as it is so rare. Bold VF c/m on AG 1816 Real. RARE Early American Token! $450.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. See Brunk giant photo, p. 475.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IL Illinois //Boot/Shoe/Feet //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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177. IL Ottawa: Child & Brother Shoemakers. The c/ms seem to have been issued c. 1862 as that is the latest date of the 14 known coins with this stamp. "Child & Bro./Ottawa Ill.", mostly bold VF c/m on AG/G arrows Seated Half Dollar. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Half cent/related //
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178. PA Philadelphia: George W. Clark. In 1860 G.W. Clark was listed as a maker of whitelead, etc. at 217 Lodge St. George Clark was listed as a blacksmith at 1118 Whistar St., 1857-1875. "G. Clark/Phila", first line slightly curved, bold XF on Choice XF 1855 slant 55 Half Cent. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Large Cent related //
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179. (PA: Philadelphia): G.W. Clark. Probably same issuer as above, single straight line punch "G.W. Clark", bold XF on choice Good+ 1847 Large Cent. Only 2 known of this variety, only known specimen on Large Cent. $125.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IA Iowa //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Territorial, Pre-Statehood //Hotel/Motel //
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180. (IA: Iowa City): Clark House. RARE pre-Civil War mark from Iowa's territorial capital. "Clark/House", bold XF on choice Good 1856-O Seated Half Dollar. One of only 3 known! Rare. $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau; Photo, Brunk Journal of American Culture article, 1991. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Horses //
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181. (NY Petersburg): Stephen P. Cobb. Cobb was listed in the 1860 census as a saddle and harness maker near Petersburg, NY. "S.P. Cobb", Bold VF mark on 1853 arrows & rays Good Seated Liberty Quarter. One of only 3 known on quarters. $200.00-300.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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182. W.E. Colman in Upper & Lower Letters. "W.E. Colman." An unusual mark with upper and lower case letters. Only known example and may be identifiable. Bold VF on choice VG+ 1851 Large Cent. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Daguerreotype related //Large Cent related //Photography/Tintype/Daguerreotype/Etc. //
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183. NY NYC: RARE Cooper & Demarest DAGUERREOTYPE Artists. Finest of two known of this mark of James C. Cooper and Garret Brinckerhoff Demarest, who ran a NYC Daguerreotype photography firm at this address 1853-1856! Unique until recently, now one of two known! "Cooper & Demarest/222 Canal St", bold XF mark on Choice VF 1848 Large Cent. $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: ex-Maurice Gould. Photo, Swoger TAMS Journal article, 1991; Photo, Rulau. Bosco 2000 auction of poor Large Cent, $240.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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184. (NY: New York City) Try Corey's Ointment Patent Medicine. A probable issuer was George W. Corey, listed as a druggist at 157 Christopher Street in the 1881 NYC directory. "Try/ Corey's/Ointment", interesting quack medical merchant needing further research. Choice XF mark on Good+ 1856 Seated Quarter. $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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185. (NY: NYC) Try Corey's Ointment Patent Medicine. "Try/Corey's/Ointment", interesting quack medical item. Choice XF mark, first few letters of 'Ointment' missing; on Good+ 1854 arrows Seated Half Dollar. $300.00-350.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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186. (NY: NYC) Try Corey's Ointment Patent Medicine. "Try/Corey's/Ointment", interesting quack medical item. On Dime, so part of mark does not show. Choice XF mark, only bottoms of 'Try' showing; on AG/Good 1854 arrows Seated Dime. $300.00-350.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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187. "R.H. Crist". Unusual on Two Cent piece of 1864. Bold XF mark on choice Fine 1864 two cent. Only 5 known. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Patent Office/Patents //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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188. (NY New York City) Unique Culvers Patent. Rulau attributes to Culver & Co, of 52 Cliff St, which sold a "Patent Hot Air Furnace". Unique "Culvers/Patent" in single circular mark, just the size of the dime! Bold VF mark on 1853 arrows Seated Dime, AG. See Rulau p.334-5. $350.00-450.00+
COMMENT: ex-Jess Peters, 1978. Photo, Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Territorial, Pre-Statehood // State of SD South Dakota // State of ND North Dakota //
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189. Dakota Territory. Possibly a rare territorial, of the Dakota Land Association. On planned off reverse of 1881 Indian Cent, "Dakota/Ass'n" individual letter punches, bold XF mark, cent Good. $100.00-500.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Patent Medicine //Medicine/Medical //
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190. MA Boston: Consult Dr. Darby. On Two Reales. Ralph H. Darby was first listed as an apothecary and by 1853 he was listed as a physician. Darby was no longer practicing medicine by 1856. "Consult/Dr. Darby/Boston", bold VF on head of Lima 1785 choice AG/G Two reales. $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //
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191. "H.H. Davis". Bold XF mark on VG 1867 shield nickel. One of only 2 known on shield nickels, less than a dozen total. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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192. "D.H. Day". Bold XF mark below eagle on VG 1857 Flying Eagle cent. Less than a dozen known. $65.00-80.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of VT Vermont //Large Cent related //
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193. (VT?): "Geo. Delano". Two people named George Delano were living in Vermont according to the 1860 Census. Semi-circular mark, struck twice, once partially, once bold VF, so the result is a circle. AG bust Large Cent. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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194. NY Elmira: William P. Dewitt, Gunsmith. William Dewitt was a gunsmith beginning in 1848 and issued these countermarked coins ca. 1854. "W.P. Dewitt/Elmira", bold XF mark on Choice VG Lima 1777 Two Reales. One of only 4 known on 2 reales. $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Dollar: Silver Dollar //
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195. "J.R. Drodzeski." on DOLLAR - UNIQUE! Bold VF mark on choice VF 1884 Morgan Dollar. Unique! $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MS Mississippi //Badges: Official Police Badges //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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196. MS Meridian: T.V. Dunn POLICE BADGE made from Quarter, 1870. "T.V. Dunn/Meridian/M.S." in curved marks on obv. "City/Police/June 1870" on rev. Bold XF letter punches on VG 1860 Seated quarter. Pin removed, solder marks on obv. The Dunns were an old Meridian family, and one of the city's streets is called Dunn's Falls Road. RARE SOUTHERN Police c/m and badge. Rulau MS-Me-1. $200.00-225.00+
COMMENT: ex-VanOrmer.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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197. (NY New York City): Charles C. Dyer, Saw Filer, Hard Times Token. Rulau page 165 lists this mark as a HTT, which seems likely, but also notes a single c/m coin dated 1847, which may be a typo. Dyer was listed as a saw filer and tool maker in the New York city directories from 1843. He used both a large (17 mm) stamp, and less often a small (12 mm) stamp. "C.C. Dyer", 12 mm, the scarcer narrow variety, bold VF on 1803 AG Large Cent, well worn. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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198. (NY New York City): C.C. Dyer on Half Dime, Hard Times Token. As above, but the scarcer 12 mm variety, bold VF mark on choice Fine 1829 Bust Half Dime. $125.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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199. (NY New York City): C.C. Dyer, Saw Filer, Hard Times Token. As above, but the large 17 mm variety. Bold VF on Good 1831 Large Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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200. (NY New York City): C.C. Dyer and Myers on Large Cent. As above, larger VF 17 mm mark, and "Myers", F/VF mark, on worn Brown AG 1803 Large Cent, clear date, etc., rim dings. Brunk photo page 233. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //Hotel/Motel //
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201. (NY Albany): UNIQUE Eagle Hotel on 1804 Bust Dime! The letter style of this mark is similar to early advertisements of the Eagle Hotel in Albany, NY. Unusual upper and lower case italics "Eagle Hotel", bold XF mark on AG 1804 Bust Dime. Only known specimen and a rare early coin type! $600.00-650.00+
COMMENT: ex-VanOrmer collection. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Rulau photo. 2005 Red Book value for AG 1804 dime is $600.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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202. (ME Bangor): John Ellis & Co. The firm was located at 8 Main St in 1868; the same person was listed as a jeweler, watchmaker and dealer in silver plate. "J. Ellis", small 9mm variety, bold VF mark on obverse AND reverse of Good 1857 Seated Quarter, toned. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Dollar: Silver Dollar //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Territorial, Pre-Statehood // State of NV Nevada //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //
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203. NV Unionville: Empire Gold & Silver Mining Co. Maurice Gould, who was the leading authority on merchant countermarks in the 1950s and 1960s, thought the example in his collection was from Virginia City. But a stock certificate of the company, which is reproduced in both Brunk and Rulau, shows an incorporation date of July 24, 1863, in Unionville, Humboldt County, N.T. (Nevada Territory). Given the size of the c/ms, it seems likely that they were intended for stamping ingots. ONLY KNOWN SPECIMEN of this Curved Bar Punch variety. 4 total. See extensive discussions in Rulau and Brunk. Bold XF mark on VG+ 1872 SEATED DOLLAR, holed. UNIQUE MINING SILVER DOLLAR! $1000.00-1050.00+
COMMENT: Ex-Gould. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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204. "G. Evans" on Two Cent. Bold VF mark on obv. of nice AG/G 1865 two cent piece. Less than a dozen known. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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205. "E.P. Everett". Slightly curved bold VF mark on brown AG 1837 Large Cent. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of TX Texas //Barber US Coinage: 5/10/25/50c //
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206. TX San Antonio: Unique F&H Texas Mark! One of only two San Antonio countermarks! Unique Texas mark: "Mfg. Co./F & H/San Antonio, Tex.", all in circle, see picture. Partially weak F/VF mark on 1898 Barber Quarter, AG. One of the few c/ms on a Barber coin. $200.00-400.00+
COMMENT: ex-World Exonumia 26 Feb. 1979, lot 1934.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio //Daguerreotype related //Photography/Tintype/Daguerreotype/Etc. //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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207. (OH) Cincinnati: J.W. Faris, Photographer. See long writeup in Brunk about Faris photographers of Cincinnati. An 1844 advertisement noted Faris's Colored Photographic Miniatures with a gallery at 150 Main St. So this might be a Hard Times Token, although it more likely was issued a little later. "Faris"/"Cincinnati." in two separate marks, both XF, first "C" of 'Cincinnati' partially off the bust of the French King Louis XVIII on which it is stamped. One of the few American c/ms on a French coin. 1819-A French Five Francs, VG, holed at edge. Only two examples known for this photographer, and both varieties are UNIQUE! $600.00-650.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Brunk Journal of American Culture article, 1991; Photo, Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 // State of ME Maine // State of NH New Hampshire //
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208. (NH/ME): "R.W. Fernald". A search of genealogical records indicates that the Fernald family was located principally in New Hampshire and Maine, but "R.W. Fernald" has not yet been identified. Bold XF+ mark on sharp VF 1858 Seated Quarter. Only 6 known, only 2 on quarters. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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209. (PA Philadelphia): Flanagan's Punch, Punchbowl. One of the few countermarks with a graphic symbol, a punchbowl. In 1837 Robert Flanagan operated the Lyon's Hotel at 112 N Sixth St. Its bar was called the Vulcan Hall, and Flanagan's Punch was one of the house drinks. "R. Flanagan's/Punch/(punchbowl)/112. N. 6th St" bold XF mark on 1787M Two Reales, AG/G, solder marks from removed pin. Classic and desirable countermark! Photo Rulau p.384. $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: ex-World Exonumia 28 Nov. 1977, lot 1509. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Henry Ford //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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210. Ford Automobile Co. For decades coins have been found stamped with the trademark of the Ford Automobile Co. While we do not know the original purpose of these coins, the 1958 'Numismatist' reported that 'The tale of the Ford Company offering a new car in return for certain specified coins is an old one that crops up periodically...' Hank Thoele has noted that the Ford marks are of two sorts. Those with a broken flourish to the 'F' in 'Ford' were struck c 1963, and five years after the 'Numismatist' report. It has been speculated that someone took a broken Ford stamp from a trash bind, and used it to stamp coins sold to collectors at car shows, but the precise origins of this variety are uncertain. There is a relatively large number of these broken "F" coins, mostly on the silver half dollars that were common in circulation in the early 1960s. In contrast, the various stamps that do not have a broken 'F' are 'originals'. They often are in thick script, are deeply struck, and are worth more. This is an 'original' Script "Ford", bold XF, on obv. and rev. of Good 1904 Indian Cent. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Henry Ford //Nickel/5c //
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211. Ford Automobile Co. An original Script "Ford" struck twice on both obv. and rev. of Good 1893 Liberty Head nickel. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Gerald R Ford, President //Nickel/5c //
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212. Unusual 'Ford' on Liberty Nickel. Bold script "Ford 1" XF mark on Good 1902 V Nickel. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Henry Ford //Barber US Coinage: 5/10/25/50c //
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213. Ford Automobile Co. An original Script "Ford G", bold XF mark on Good+ 1914 Barber Quarter. One of the few countermarks found on Barber coins. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Henry Ford //Half Dollar //
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214. Ford Automobile Co. Broken 'F' Script "Ford" struck about 1963. Bold VF on AG/G 1942 Standing Liberty Half Dollar. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ford, Henry Ford //Half Dollar //
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215. Ford Automobile Co. Broken 'F' Script "Ford" struck twice. VF marks on AU 1952-D Franklin Half Dollar. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //

216. Unique "J.H. Fox". Bold, large stamp on 18?2 Large Cent, stamp covers part of date, coin VG. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Half cent/related //
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217. GB in Diamond - Early American Token. One of only 5 known, the latest on an 1826 coin, and so this appears to be an Early American Token. "GB" in serrated diamond. Bold XF single mark on AG 1826 Half Cent. Only specimen on Half Cent. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //China //
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218. (MA Boston): Gamsun Restaurant Chinese Cash. Unusual circular mark on edge of Chinese cash coin. You can still see the name of this restaurant painted on the side of an old brick building in the Chinatown district of Boston. "Gamsun Restaurant/Lucky Piece", bold VF/XF mark on VG cash. Only 3 known. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Large Cent related //
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219. MA Athol: George Gerry. Gerry moved to Athol in the 1840s. In 1853 he founded the George Gerry and Son Textile Machinery Co. "G. Gerry."/"Athol Mass." bold VF/XF mark on VG 1846 Large Cent, punch mark. $125.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Two Cent coin //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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220. NY Olean: Unique J. Goodell & Son. James Goodell was born in 1832, and was a gunsmith since the late 1850s. His obituary appeared in the Sept. 26, 1893 Olean Weekly Democrat, killed in a horse-drawn hearse split asunder by a passenger train. Albert A. Swarts was born in 1851, and was a partner in Swarts & Luce, a blacksmithing firm. "J. Goodell"/"Olean N.Y."/"&"/"Son" on obv. "A. A. Swarts" on rev. J. Goodell & Son probably was a predecessor of today's Goodell Tools of Olean. Unique, only coin with either stamp! Bold XF marks on Good 1864 two cent. $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo. Information discovered by Bruce Mosher.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //Large Cent related //
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221. (NH Exeter): Goodwin's Patent Medicines. The 'G.G.G.' and 'G.G.G.G' countermarks have been collected for 150 years, but only a few years after being struck their origins had been forgotten! In this vein, lot 1457 of the April 28, 1863, W. Elliot Woodward auction noted, 'Goodwin's Grand Grease Juice for the Hair, G.G.G., struck over a U.S. cent, very curious.' David Bowers discovered that G.G.G. was 'The Great American Preparation for the Establishment, Growth and Beauty of the Human Hair'. The initials 'G.G.G.G.' refer to a 'breath perfume' called 'Goodwin's Grand Glittering Globules'. While M.H. Goodwin registered these products and their trademark initials, they were sold by one of his relatives, Charles H. Goodwin of Exeter. "Use/G.G.G." bold XF mark on choice brown VF/XF 1853 Large Cent. A classic! $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Large Cent related //Patent Medicine //

222. (NH Exeter): Goodwin's Patent Medicines. As above, "Use/G.G.G." bold XF mark on choice VF 1853 Large Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //Half Dime //
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223. (NH Exeter): Goodwin's Patent Medicines. As above, "Use/G.G.G." bold VF mark on 1853 arrows Half Dime, dark Good. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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224. (NH Exeter): Goodwin's Patent Medicines. As above, "Use/G.G.G." bold XF mark on sharp toned XF 1853 arrows Seated Liberty Dime. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //
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225. (NH Exeter): G.G.G.G. Goodwin's Patent Medicine. Countermark for both Goodwin's Grand Grease Juice and Goodwin's Grand Glittering Globules breath perfume. "Use/G.G.G./&/G.G.G.G.", very bold XF+ mark on choice brown VG 1847 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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226. (NH Exeter): Goodwin's Patent Medicines on Hard Times Token. "Use/G.G.G./&/G.G.G.G.", bold XF mark on choice brown Fine 1837 'Millions for Defense' Hard Times Token. ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE on Hard Times Token. $200.00-225.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Large Cent related //
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227. "E.B. Gilman". This mark is virtually identical to the mark of G.E. Gilman. So they must have been relatives. They may have lived in MA or NY, and both marks should be identifiable. "E.B. Gilman", VF mark on AG 1876 Seated Quarter. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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228. "J. Gilmore". Struck twice, at right angles to each other, strong XF mark on AG 1802 Large Cent. Another mark that should be identifiable. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Dollar: Silver Dollar //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //
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229. "In God We Trust" Political-Religious Mark on Seated Silver Dollar! This countermark seems to have been associated with the political campaign by religious activists to add the motto "In God We Trust" to US coins. Beginning in 1866 that motto appears on a banner above the eagle in the same place that it is found on this coin. 'God' is from a distinctly different style of individual letter punches than the rest of the motto in having ornate flourishes. Bold VF on rev of 1860-O Silver Dollar. UNIQUE political-religious stamp on New Orleans dollar. $300.00-350.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //

230. "A. B. Grant." In italics letters, bold VF+ on Good+ 1858 Flying Eagle Cent. 8 known, 3 on small cents. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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231. "A. B. Grant." on Quarter. As above in italics letters, bold XF on nice 1855 Arrows Seated Liberty Quarter. 8 known, 2 on quarters. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c // State of NY New York //
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232. (NY: Syracuse) "H.M. Greeley". Horace M. Greely was listed in the 1870 Census as a dry good clerk, and in the 1880 Census as owning a "Mili. Business", selling women's hats. Bold VF+ mark on AG 1867 shield nickel. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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233. NY Hudson: Isaiah Griffin. The hallmark of Isaiah Griffin or one of his relatives. "Griffin"/"Hudson" F/VF marks on toned AG 1780 real. Only known specimen on one real. $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio //Photography/Tintype/Daguerreotype/Etc. //Half cent/related //
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234. "G.W.C" on Half Cent. At least three merchants used these initials to stamp coins, and the issuer has not yet been identified. The obvious candidates are G.W. Collins, a photographer in Urbana, Ohio; George W. Chapin, an arms inspector who specialized in swords, and G.W. Capron of Houston, Texas. Over fifty examples are known. Most pieces are stamped a number of times, and seem to have been issued c 1861. "G.W.C" struck three times, VF-XF on obv. of dark VF/XF 1833 Half Cent. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Counterfeit Coins //
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235. (NY Earlville): G. W. Hastings on COUNTERFEIT MEXICAN EIGHT REALES! This stamp, which seems to have been issued ca. 1852, is unlisted by Rulau, but he attributes the issuer in his section on Civil War Cardboard chits. "G. W. Hastings" struck VF/XF twice on obv, once weakly on rev, on AG/G silver-plated copper counterfeit 1844 Mexican Eight Reales, holed. UNUSUAL! $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of WI Wisconsin //Nickel/5c //
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236. WI LaCrosse: Hatch's Restaurant. E.A. Hatch operated the Aldine Restaurant on the corner of Third and Main Streets, ca. 1876. "Hatch's/-o-/Restaurant/Cor Main & 3rd Sts./-o-/Lax, Wis." choice VF mark on Good 1873 shield nickel. $175.00-225.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. FULL PAGE Plate in first edition of Brunk!
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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237. "E.C. Hatch." on Two Cent. Nice VF mark on Good 1864 two cent. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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238. Unique "J.K. Houser"(?) Bar Punch. Brunk reads as 'housER', but it could be 'housED' or 'housEL'. In rectangular bar punch, with periods centered half-way up, rather than at base of letters. Fine mark, on Good 1847 Large Cent, some unevenness. Should be identifiable. Unique! $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //

239. "H.F. Hill." on One Real. VF mark on very clear, nice Good+ 1793 Madrid Spanish one real. Only known specimen on real, only four known. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Large Cent related //Jewelers //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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240. (NY: Syracuse): Benjamin C. Hoff. Hoff was born in 1816. Between 1859 and 1867 he ran a jewelry and music store in Syracuse. Hoff countermarked coins both before and after the Civil War. Hank Thoele notes his older coins tend to be stamped twice, while those from the 1870s and 1880s are stamped only once. "B.C. Hoff" struck twice on obv of nice VG 1851 Large Cent, solder on rev. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 // State of NY New York //Jewelers //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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241. (NY: Syracuse): "B.C. Hoff". As above, VF struck twice on obv of Good 1853 arrows and rays Seated Liberty Quarter. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Jewelers //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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242. (NY: Syracuse): "B.C. Hoff". Struck VF twice on obv of AG 1858 Seated Half Dollar. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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243. "H.W. Houghton". Stamped 3 times on obv, 6 times on rev, VF-XF, on 1849 Large Cent, VF, but flattened from multiple stampings. One of only 3 known on large cents. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //
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244. Scarce FEMALE Mark: Jennie Hubbs. "Jennie/Hubbs", both curved lines, VF mark on nice VG 1866 shield nickel. Only known specimen on nickel, only 5 total known. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Saloon (on item) // State of KY Kentucky //
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245. "Hunt & Moore" (KY Saloon?). This enigmatic c/m has given Rulau a great deal of problems, and has been shifted repeatedly in his 'Standard Catalog'. It seems to be a saloon token since a struck token is known that reads 'Hunt and Moore Proprietors, Good for 1 Drink'. It may be related to Moore, Hunt Co., sole agents for the Bourbon and Rye Whiskey that was manufactured by Jesse Moore & Co. of Louisville, KY. Bold VF+ mark on beat up 1803 Large Cent. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent // State of KY Kentucky //
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246. Hunt & Moore (KY Saloon?). As above, "Hunt & Moore" bold XF mark on VG 1861 C-N Indian Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MO Missouri //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //Slave/Slavery //
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247. MO St. Louis: Isaac B. Burbbayge: Burbbayge ran an intelligence office and general agency in St. Louis, selling maps of Western rivers, a wide variety of goods, and SLAVES! He was also a partner in Burbbayge and Keller, maker of tin and copper goods, which may be what this stamp was made for. "I.B.B./St. Louis/Mo", mostly bold VF+ mark, last 's' of 'Louis' mostly off the coin. On obv of 1836 Bust Half Dime, obv Good, rev AG. Rare countermark! $500.00-650.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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248. "J.G." Bold XF mark on nice VG 1847 Large Cent. See Brunk p.168-9. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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249. "J.G Jr". Bold XF mark on AG Low 98 Hard Times Token. See Brunk p.168-9. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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250. "F.M. James." Struck 3 times on obv, 4 times on rev, Fine to XF marks, on VG 1858 Seated Half Dollar. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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251. "C. Johnson". One of two known! Bold XF curved mark, on AG/G 1840 Large cent. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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252. "J.O. Johnson." VF mark on choice brown Fine 1852 Large Cent. Less than a dozen known. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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253. "J. P. Kelley" and "AB". VF mark, on Fine 1864 two cent. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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254. Kennedy on Rare Host Twenty Cent! "?. Kennedy" bold XF mark, first letter off; on reverse of unusual host coin: Fine 1875-S Twenty Cent. $125.00-175.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver Nov 1983.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Photography/Tintype/Daguerreotype/Etc. //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 // State of NY New York //
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255. (NY: Norwich?) C. W. King, Photographer. King used a number of the small stamps meant for marking the back of his photographs to stamp coins before the Civil War. He probably is the person listed as 'G.W. King' in reference books on photography, and was a daguerreian in Norwich, NY in 1847. Most of King's marks are so small that they are difficult to read, but this stamp is large enough to see that the correct reading is "C. W. King". Bold VF mark on rev. of VG 1856 Seated Quarter. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IN Indiana //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Jewelers //Watch/Clock Related //
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256. IN Elkhart: A. Klinger, Jeweler. Klinger's countermarked coins were issued c 1858 since his 1860 advertisement for watches, clocks and jeweler placed him in Niles, Michigan. Bold name, city and occupation mark on Hard Times token! "A. Klinger/Jeweler/Elkhart Ind", very strong XF mark on 'Millions for Defense' HTT, VF. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Large Cent related //
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257. (PA: Reading): Levi P. Knerr. Knerr was a machinist in Reading in 1850. "L.P. Knerr": Bold VF mark on VG 1843 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Large Cent related //
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258. (PA: Reading): Levi P. Knerr. As above, "L.P. Knerr", very bold XF+ mark on 1848 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MD Maryland //Saloon (on item) //
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259. MD Baltimore: Knight's Mineral Water SALOON on 2 real. Classic rarity, a choice example of "A. Knight's/Mineral/Water Saloon/99/Balto Street". An excellent Fine to VF+ mark on a well worn AG two reales, 1780? Rare and desirable! $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Large Cent related //
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260. (NY: Rochester?): John Knight. A possible issuer was John Knight, a silversmith in Rochester in the 1840s. "J. Knight", Fine to VF mark, 'h' weak, on 1837 Large Cent. $125.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Kossuth: Louis Kossuth //
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261. PA Philadelphia: Kossuth Exchange on Two Reales. Apparently a music hall, since an 1850s sheet music mentions a song had first been sung at the Kossuth Exchange. Classic rarity, "Kossuth Exchange/J/Thomas/K/.Philada.", choice VG-VF mark, last line weak, on 1778 silver two reales, AG, with date and some devices clear. Only 5 known on coins, one on a copper planchet. $350.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Theater/Drama/Vaudeville/Opera/Minstrel //
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262. (MD: Baltimore): Classic: Kunkels Opera Troupe. A great classic mark: "Kunkel's/Opera Troupe." in two lines, bold VF mark, slightly double struck, on AG mostly slick Mexico City mint two reales. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Ireland/Celtic //
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263. (MA) Boston: L & W on Bank of Ireland 10 Pence. "S Mkt/L & W/Bost" from individual letter punches. Some identify this as an issue of the Boston partnership of Leland & Williams c 1850, but that has not been verified (see Rulau and Brunk). Bold c/m on silver AG 1805 Bank of Ireland 10 Pence. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: ex-C&D Gale 24 June 1992 auction, lot 413. See comments in Rulau p.306.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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264. (PA Philadelphia): William Levis Bar Punch Hard Times Token. William Levis also spelled his last name 'Lewis' in some of his stamps. He was born in 1785. As a silversmith he was mentioned infrequently in Philadelphia city directories. Rulau suggests he lived in Chester county, and had a son of the same name, which would explain why half a dozen different stamps are attributed to Levis. In any event, from the dates of his coins it appears that they were issued c 1836, and this is a HTT. "W. Levis" in rectangular bar punch, raised letters, very bold XF mark, on AG 1836 Bust Dime. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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265. "C.J. Lewis." Bold XF mark on 1849 Large Cent. Less than a dozen known. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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266. "N. Lindsay" Bar Punch. Very bold letters, in rectangular bar punch, struck twice one side, once the other, Fine to VF+, the two marks partially obscured when the other side was struck; all on fully slick probable early Large cent, 29mm. Should be identifiable. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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267. "H.D. Lord". Only known example on dime, one of only two known! Bold XF, slanted letters, on Fine 1845 Seated Liberty Dime. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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268. "W.A. Lowe." Only known example on Two Cent; one of only 3 known! Bold VF+ mark on Good 1864 two cent. $65.00-80.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MD Maryland //China //
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269. (MD) Baltimore: Lyon-Hall - China/Japan. In 1884 J. Crawford, William A. Lyon and John W. Hall formed the Lyon-Hall Company to sell carpets and matting. This mark is only found on Chinese cash, which were extensively imported for use as gaming chips. An early gaming token? "China - Lyon-Hall & Co. - Japan/Baltimore."; reverse: "China - India - Japan./Matting Importers." Bold VF/XF mark on VG Chinese cash. Only 8 known. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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270. "E.C. Marsh." Bold VF mark on nice VF 1853 Large Cent. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Buttons: Military clothing //
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271. (MA): Massachusetts State Seal: Indian & Bow. The MA state seal consists of an standing Indian holding a bow and arrow. A number of different style countermarks exist. They seem to be made using stamps meant to mark objects made for the State of MA. Dave Bowers suggests some of these were struck from a hub die used by Manning, Bowman and Co., CT, to make militia buttons. Die of Indian with bow and arrow, stuck on mostly slick AG Seated Liberty Quarter, holed at top. Only 8 known of all varieties. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of DC District of Columbia //Dental/teeth //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Two Cent coin //
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272. (DC: Washington): Gunsmith E. R. Maynard on Two Cents. Dr. E. R. Maynard was a dental surgeon in Washington, D.C., who patented the Maynard primer, which was a percussion gun conversion. In 1856 he also patented a breech loading percussion rifle, and licensed its production to the Massachusetts Arms Company. Only two examples of this important countermark are known, "E.R. Maynard", about 12 times on 1864 two cents, VF-XF marks on VG coin. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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273. McAvoy & Co, Cast Steel. This mark should be possible to identify! Top line curved: "McAvoy & Co/Cast Steel", bold/strong XF mark on VG 1848 Large Cent. Unique! $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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274. "G.O. McDonald". Bold XF mark on pitted AG 1866 Indian Cent. Only known example on cent, one of only 2 known. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Large Cent related //
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275. ME Saco: J.F. McKenney, Gunsmith. McKenney was the son of Henry McKenney, and worked with his father in Biddeford during the 1850s. J.F. later established his own shops in Bath and Seco, ME. This merchant comes in several varieties. "J.F. McKenney."/"Saco", VF marks on AG 1824 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Ku Klux Klan KKK //Barber US Coinage: 5/10/25/50c // State of MO Missouri //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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276. UNIQUE KU KLUX KLAN MARK! "Read/The/Menace" was the slogan the Klan used in its fight against school integration in the early twentieth century, and is known on Klan celluloids (see Brunk 1st ed. page 211 for a photo). 'The Menace' was published in MO by Wilbur Phelps, reaching to a readership of KKK members and anti-Catholics. This the ONLY EARLY KKK c/m coin, and one of the few Barber c/m. Not surprisingly, it is on a New Orleans Mint quarter. Bold, individual letter punches like most political countermarks. On sharp 1907-O Barber Quarter. UNIQUE KKK ITEM. $350.00-500.00+
COMMENT: Phelps urged his readers to support the seperation of church and state, by popularizing the ditty: 'Read the Menace, Get the Dope, Go to the Polls, And Defeat the Pope'
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //PA CWT //Hotel/Motel //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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277. (PA: Philadelphia): J. H. Metz Hotel. "J.H. Metz's/Hotel/N.E. Cor Jeffn Av. & Fed. St". This stamp was an enigma until both Hank Thoele and Michael McAllister independently realized that 'Jefferson' refers to Jefferson Square, which borders Federal Street, near Moyamesnsing Ave. in Philadelphia. In the 1860 Census John J. Metz was listed as a thirty-five year old inn keeper. A person named John Metz enlisted in Company A of the 68th Pennsylvania Regiment that was raised in Philadelphia, was wounded at Gettysburg, and died of his wounds. Only four pieces known, three on 1858 or 1859 small cents, and one on an 1800 two reales. So this either is a CIVIL WAR TOKEN, or was issued just before the outbreak of hostilities. First & last lines deliberately curved to fit on a small cent. Bold XF mark on VG Flying Eagle Cent. RARE. $400.00-450.00+
COMMENT: ex-Jess Peters, 1978. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Both Hank Thoele and Michael McAllister identified this token.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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278. (MA: Millbury): Asa Waters Early American Token. Asa Waters was born in 1769, the son of a gunsmith of the same name. He began contracting with the US government in 1818, and his c/ms are from the stamps used to mark his guns. The latest coin is 1824, and some of his c/ms include the dates 1825 or 1831, which indicates that the entire series is from the Early American period. "Millbury" as appears on his guns. Bold XF mark on Fine 1822 Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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279. "Miller House". The location of this hotel, which stamped coins c. 1877, should be identifiable by searching business directories. Since this stamp is on a San Francisco mint quarter, it may have been a Western establishment. "Miller House", bold VF+ mark on 1876-S Seated Liberty Quarter. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Medicine/Medical //
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280. (NY: NYC): W.B. Moffatt, Physician. Swoger suggests these are by W.B. Moffatt, a New York physician in the 1840s and 1850s. "Moffatt" struck twice each side, mark too large for coin, so does not fit; on AG/slick one real, holed. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: ex-Coin Galleries Nov. 1989 sale, lot 3012.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //
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281. "?. Mosher". First letter off coin, bold XF mark, partially double struck; on reverse of VG 1884 Liberty nickel. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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282. (MA: Springfield): George A. Munn on Hard Times Token. A number of tools are stamped with this exact mark. The likely issuer was George A. Munn, a carpenter listed in the 1859 Springfield city directory. "G. A. Munn", Bold VF mark on Fine 'Millions for Defense' Hard Times Token. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //
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283. (CT: Yalesville?): "O.H. Munson" Hard Times Token on 1805 Quarter. A comparison of this mark to the touchmarks of a Yalesville, CT, peweterer named J. Munson indicates that their letter style is quite similar. So the two smiths were likely relatives. Rulau lists this as a Hard Times Token (HT-551, page 136). "O. H. Munson" Curved BAR PUNCH in toothed border, very bold XF mark on AG 1805 Bust Quarter. $500.00-550.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Large Cent related //
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284. (NH: Sunapee?): R.B. Muzzy. It is common to discover in old documents that a person's name was spelled two or three different ways. Hank Thoele reports the only person listed in the 1880 Census with roughly this unusual name was Ruben B. Muzzey of Sunappe, NH. "R.B. Muzzy" Nice XF mark on clean brown Fine+ 1856 Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Two Cent coin // State of RI Rhode Island //
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285. MA "New Bedford, Mass." Upper and lower letters, reverse slanted, on planed down reverse of 1871 two cent. Some light lettering scratched above/below, appears to be "Merln/H. Rowley/Marini/R.I.", but not sure. One of only two known from the same punch! $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Nickel/5c //
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286. "L.M. Nutting". Bold VF-XF mark on VG 1866 Shield Nickel. Unique on nickel, one of only 3 known. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Half cent/related //
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287. O & G - Hard Times Token. Rulau HT-545. This interesting trademark type of stamp should be identifable! "star/O & G/two stars", all in large beaded circle, a single stamp. Bold XF mark on VF/XF 1835 half cent. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Half cent/related //
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288. O & G - Hard Times Token. As above, bold XF mark on VF 1835 Half Cent. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Quack Medical //Patent Medicine //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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289. Oil of Ice - Quack Medical. Countermark for an early patent medicine made from camphor, which has a cooling effect when put on the skin, hence the name 'ice'. The 1865 catalog of patent medicine of George Goodwin & Co. of Boston advertised two other types of 'Camphor Ice', but not this brand. "Oil/of/Ice" bold XF mark on Good+ C-N 1859 Indian Cent. $125.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Quack Medical //Patent Medicine //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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290. "Oil/of/Ice". As above, bold VF mark on VG C-N 1863 Indian Cent. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Quack Medical //Patent Medicine //Two Cent coin //
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291. "Oil/of/Ice" on Two Cent. As above, bold VF+ mark on Fine 1864 Two cent. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Quack Medical //Patent Medicine //Two Cent coin //
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292. "Oil/of/Ice" on Two Cent. As above, bold VF+ mark on nice VF 1865 Two Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Quack Medical //Patent Medicine //Coins: Colonial //
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293. RARE "Oil/of/Ice" on Woods Farthing, 1723. Extremely RARE host coin! Sharp XF partial mark on CHOICE VF Woods Farthing, 'Dei Gratia Rex' 1723, very nice brown, very clear. Rare! $600.00-800.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver, 3 June 1978, lot 144. Photo, Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NJ New Jersey //Large Cent related //Watch/Clock Related //
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294. (NJ: Hoboken) Charles Orth: "C. Orth". Charles Orth was listed in the 1859 city directory as a watch case maker in Hoboken. Upper and lower case, reverse slanted letters, VF mark on VG 1847 Large Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent // State of IL Illinois //Theater/Drama/Vaudeville/Opera/Minstrel //
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295. (IL: Ottawa?): "The Ottawa". The very odd thing about this mark is that it incorporates "The" as part of the stamp. This is the only countermark in Brunk's listing of about 20,000 countermarked coin that does so! An extensive search of the internet suggests that the only sort of business that would have been likely to advertise itself as "The Ottawa" was a theater. That being the case, Ottawa, IL, and Ottawa, Canada are the obvious locations, but the historical records on theaters are so spotty that a firm identification has not yet been made. Bold VF-XF mark on VG 1889 Indian Cent. UNIQUE. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Golf //China // State of WA Washington //
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296. (WA: Bellingham): Overlake Golf Club on Chinese Cash. The club gets its name from its dramatic view of Lake Washington. Unusual script lettering "Overlake/Golf Club" on both sides of Chinese cash, around rim in circle. Nice VF mark on VG cash. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Rulau reports another example realized $110 in a 2000 auction.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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297. OH Elyria: William H. Packard, Gunsmith. Packard was a gunsmith in Elyria from 1854 to 1862, on the Public Square. "W. Packard"/"Elyria, O." in two lines, XF and Fine+; on AG/slick 185? Seated Liberty Half Dollar. Only 3 known! $250.00-350.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Countermarked Coins: Arms Inspector //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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298. (MA: Springfield): Paine: Two ARMS Marks on Silver Real. Along with one of Paine's advertisements, this important coin is the back cover of the first edition of the Brunk book! From 1846 to 1848 Richard Paine worked for Ames Mfg. Co. as a Navy contractor and arms inspector. He also made mechanical perpetual calendar medals and steel embossing dies for corner cards, which were popular in the 1850s. The 1845 Springfield directory listed him as a 'Stamp Cutter, Die Sinker and Inspector of Arms'. "J.O.G" in serrated rectangle is mark of another arms inspector, whose name is unknown, but also is found on two large cents. Given their similar occupations, and the way the two stamps appear on this coin, it seems likely that Paine and J.O.G were friends, and stamped this coin at the same time. "By R. Paine"/"Springfield" and "J.O.G" toothed BAR PUNCH. Bold VF/XF marks on AG 1783 Lima silver real. UNIQUE combination of Arms Inspector marks! $300.00-350.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Back cover of Brunk's American and Canadian Countermarked Coins, with advertisement of Paine. Photo: Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Bawdy House/Whore House (not flippers) //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Theater/Drama/Vaudeville/Opera/Minstrel //
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299. NY New York: Parisian Varieties Burlesque House. A genuine burlesque token! Opened in 1875 as a theater, but did not prosper and changed to a burlesque house. "16. St & B'Way, N.Y." to left, curved; to right "Parisian/Varieties" in two lines, curved, all to fit on half dollar. Bold XF marks on nice VF 1875 Seated Half Dollar. $300.00-350.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Bawdy House/Whore House (not flippers) //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Theater/Drama/Vaudeville/Opera/Minstrel //
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300. NY New York: Parisian Varieties. As above, same mark, Bold XF on VG 1875 Seated Liberty Half Dollar. $300.00-350.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Large Cent related //
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301. (ME: Bangor): Benjamin Parker. The famous "B. Parker" mark. Parker was a brass founder and metal worker, who wrote the editor of The Numismatist to recount having seen coins countermarked shortly after the Civil War. Bold VF mark on brown VF 1846 Large Cent. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Two Cent coin //
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302. NY Unique New York W.E. Park. Unusual identified mark, from individual letter punches. A total of 3 known specimens, the other two missing the date. This unique variety: "W.E. Park./N.Y./1877/Gen.", on planned off obverse of two cent. 'Gen' may mean 'General Merchandise'. Bold XF marks on Fine coin. Unique! $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver, 8 Dec. 1986, lot 420.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Patent Office/Patents //
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303. "Patent" on Two Reales. An especially nice specimen of this "Patent" BAR PUNCH in rectangular bar punch. On nice Good 1793 Lima two reales, rev. clear. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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304. "L.H. Pease". VF-XF mark on VG 1853 arrows Seated Liberty Quarter. Only known specimen on quarter, 3 total known. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Half cent/related //
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305. "Perkins." Curved bold VF mark on 1854 Half Cent, brown XF. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of LA Louisiana //
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306. LA New Orleans: Phillips Cheap Store. Classic rarity on Napoleon French Five Francs. In 1849 Phillips sold dry goods on Nayades Street. "Phillips,/Cheap/Store./Nayades St./N.O.", first line curved, bold and clear VF mark on AG silver-dollar sized Five Francs, date worn, punch mark reverse $350.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Elephants //
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307. (PA: Philadelphia): Phosphor Bronze, Elephant. Interesting mark that was used to stamp planchets attached to bails of telegraph wire and spring wire, 'Phosphor Bronze' was a patented alloy of copper and tin, with 2.5 percent phosphorus. See Brunk for details. "(elephant)/Phosphor Bronze"/"Pat. May 23.71"/"Nov.14.71"/"Aug.20.72" on uniface 27 mm disk. VF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts // State of NY New York //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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308. (MA: Boston) William Phyfe, Silversmith. UNIQUE Hard Times Token, Rulau HT-A168. UNUSUAL Coin for countermarking! Phyfe was a Boston silversmith around 1830 and later worked in NYC, a partner in Eoff and Phyfe, 1844-50. "W. D. Phyfe" in individual letter letter punches, with 'F' reversed, on top of BAR PUNCH of "Pure Silver Coin" upper and lower case in script. On reverse "Boston" in BAR PUNCH, upper and lower case. 'Pure Silver Coin' denotes .900 fine, probably made from melted US silver coins minted after the monetary reform of 1837. Bold VF-XF marks on silver-dollar sized 1813 Italian 5 Lire, Good, edge bump, holed and plugged. Photo Rulau p.146. $600.00-750.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CA California //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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309. CA Sacramento: James Polhemus, Pharmacist. A classic city, state and occupation mark! The classic American gold rush countermark, collected for over a century. An example on a gold double eagle set the world record for any merchant countermark, over $48,000. James L. Polhemus was born in NYC in 1825, and was an early pioneer to California in 1849. He set up a pharmacy in August of 1850, and was the 'oldest established legitimate druggist in the city'. "J.L. Polhemus/(mortar and pestle)/Druggist/190 J. St. Cor 7th/Sacramento Cal.", first and last lines curved. Clear Fine/VF mark on AG/slick 1855-S Seated Liberty Quarter. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CA California //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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310. CA Sacramento: James Polemus, Pharmacist. Same as above, bold VF/XF mark on AG 1854 arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar, nicks and scratches. $250.00-300.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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311. "C.E. Poor." Bold XF, struck 3 times on Fine 1852 Large Cent. One of only 5 known. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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312. "J. Poor." Bold VF mark on worn AG 1802 Large Cent, date clear. Unique on cent. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Barber US Coinage: 5/10/25/50c //
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313. "?. Prall". Large mark, first letter missing, VF-XF, on nice XF/AU 1906 Barber dime. One of only 3 known, all with missing first letter! $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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314. "S. Pratt". Bold VF mark on AG 1853 arrows and rays Seated Liberty Quarter. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //
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315. (MA: Brockton): Walter C. Pratt. From a hoard discovered 30 years ago. "W.C.P." bold VF mark on silver VF Austrian 6 Kreuzers, 1849-A. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Masonic: World Chapter Pennies // State of IL Illinois // State of NY New York //
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316. IL Masonic Countermark on Large Cent. "265 / R. A. M. in Triangle" weakly struck on 1853 large cent, either issued by the Woodlawn chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Chicago or the Chaldean chapter of Brooklyn. Weak c/m on Fine cent. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Half cent/related //
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317. "B. Rapp" Bar Punch Early American Token. Interesting tall letters bar punch, with period after 'B' half-way up. Location currently not known, but should be identifiable. See Rulau page 88. "B. Rapp", Bold VF mark on rev. of VG 1826 Half Cent. Only example on half cent, only 5 total known. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Watch/Clock Related //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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318. (PA: Norristown and Philadelphia): William D. Rapp Hard Times Token. "W D. Rapp" incuse bar punch. Beginning in 1828 Rapp worked as a silversmith in the Norristown and Philadelphia area. Since the latest date coin is 1835, Rulau (page 191) lists this as a HTT. This is a particularly unusual piece because it is struck on a Good 1774 Lima Two Reales with a HEAVILY CLASHED DIE. The incuse lettering is very clear on the obv. near the date. Nice VF mark. One of only two examples on a silver coin, the other on a half dollar. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MI Michigan // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Hotel/Motel //
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319. (NY/MI): Rathbun House. Only five examples of this stamp are known, the latest dated 1877. The 1881 'Zell's United States Directory' listed only two Rathbun Houses, one in Grand Rapids, MI and the other in Elmira, NY. "Rathbun/House.", first line curved, which is they key to deciding which hotel used this stamp. On rev. is "A". Bold VF/XF mark on Good+ 1877 Seated Liberty Quarter. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token // State of PA Pennsylvania //Blacksmith/anvil //Large Cent related //Blacksmith/anvil //
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320. (PA: Philadelphia): H. Rees Hard Times Token. H. Rees advertised his blacksmith shop on Arch Street near Broadway in the 1837 Philadelphia business directory, and examples of ironware with his stamp can be found in contemporary collections. He countermarked coins in 1838, and Rulau lists them as HTT. "H. Rees" curved mark, Bold XF on AG 1820 Large Cent. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Half cent/related // State of PA Pennsylvania //
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321. (PA: Philadelphia) H. Rees Hard Times Token, ca. 1838. Rulau HTT HT-415B. "H. REES" curved, on fair Half Cent, whose reverse indicates 1807 or earlier. XF, cent almost slick. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Blacksmith/anvil //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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322. (PA: Philadelphia): H. Rees Hard Times Token. As above, 'R' weak, VF curved mark on AG-G Lima One Real, 1795. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Blacksmith/anvil //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Large Cent related //
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323. (PA: Philadelphia): H. Rees and H. Landis Hard Times Token. As above, but paired with the only known example of "H. Landis" on AG 1820 Large Cent. $125.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 // State of NH New Hampshire //Patent Medicine //Large Cent related //
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324. "P.W. Reese" Early American Unusual Incuse Signature Mark! This should be identifiable once the signature has been read correctly. Brunk reads it as "P. W. Reese", while Rulau reads it as "P. W. Rosso" and illustrates this coin on page 88 of his Early American section. One of the few incuse signature marks. One of the few US marks on a French coin. F/VF, partially weak mark in script on Fine 1811 French 5 francs. UNIQUE EARLY AMERICAN SIGNATURE MARK. $400.00-450.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Bust US Half Dollar //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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325. "Rivers" BAR PUNCH on Bust Half - Early American Token. Two bold marks, at right angles to each other, first 'R' on one missing. Listed in hallmark books as 'B. Ivers, ca. 1800.' All on Fine 1813 Bust Half Dollar, heavily clashed obverse die. $300.00-450.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //
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326. NY Elmira: Roberts Dye Works. One of the few 'common' city-state-occupation marks known! An 1890 advertisement notes 'Wm. Roberts, Jr., Queen City Steam Dyeing and Scouring Works. Ladies' shawls, cloaks and dresses dyed and finished in a superior manner...' "Roberts/Dye Works/436/E. Water St./Elmira, N.Y." Mostly bold XF, a few letters weak; on choice XF 1890 English half penny. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //
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327. NY Elmira: Roberts Dye Works. As above, Fine/VF mark, a couple letters weak, but on VF+ 1889 British Penny. Only 4 known on Pennies. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Eagle (bird, not FOE) //
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328. (CT: Berlin): Roys & Wilcox with EAGLE. The partners in this tinware company were Franklyn Roys and Benjamin Wilcox. It contracted to provide carbine swivels to the US Government, which explains the eagle in its stamp. It is the sort of eagle that can be seen on pre-Civil War US military equipment and Army rifles. "Roys & Wilcox"/(eagle with spread wings)/"Warranted", bold VF-XF mark on AG Large Cent. Only 4 of their marks of various sorts are known. This variety with eagle is UNIQUE. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau. A different variety brought $200 in the Nov. 1989 Coin Galleries sale. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CA California //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //
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329. (CA: Nevada City): J.F. Rudolph, Druggist. J.F. Rudolph was a druggist in Philadelphia from 1844 to 1855, when he moved to Nevada City, CA. He later moved to Sacramento, and had a shop eight blocks from where Polhemus had worked. See writeup in Brunk. "Rudolph" in bold VF, very slightly double struck, on reverse of 1835 Bust Dime. UNIQUE on bust dime. $250.00-350.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CA California //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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330. (CA: Nevada City): "Rudolph". As above, druggist, Bold VF mark on nice VF 1845 Arrows Seated Liberty Dime. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CA California //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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331. (CA: Nevada City): "Rudolph". As above, druggist, Bold XF mark on AG 1862 Seated Liberty Quarter. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Large Cent related //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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332. (MA: Greenfield): J. Russell & Co. UNIQUE! The John Russell Manufacturing Co. made Green River Works hunting knives from 1840 to 1860. "J. Russell" in curved mark/"1"/"Croton" in 3 punches. This combination of marks is UNIQUE! Bold XF marks on VG 1849 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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333. "R. Russell." Unique! Struck twice, bold VF marks on reverse of AG 1797 Large Cent, reverse of 1796, gripped edge. Only known example! $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver auction, lot 215.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //

334. "Sage's/Candy/Coin" on Half Dollar. Since many patent medicines were marketed as "candies", it was believed that Sage's Candy was a patent medicine sold by R. V. Pierce of Buffalo, NY, who used the trade name "Dr. Sage" (see Brunk, 1st ed., page 154 for one of his advertisements). David Bowers suggests, instead, that these "Candy Coins" were given away as prizes like those found today in boxes of Cracker Jacks. That hypothesis is supported by the fact that all examples of "Sage's/Candy/Coin" on genuine coins are found on 1874 US silver, which dates their issue to that year. In any event, this is an area ripe for research! VF+ mark on 1874 arrows Seated Half Dollar. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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335. "Sage's/Candy/Coin" on COUNTERFEIT Half Dollar. An extensive search of past appearances of this countermark by David Bowers indicates that all the other pieces appear on 1874 coins (quarters, half dollars, and trade dollars). So this piece is a real enigma! Bold VF-XF mark on cast counterfeit 1875 arrows Seated Half Dollar, VF, scratches, dings. UNIQUE c/m both in being on a counterfeit coin, and on a coin dated 1875. $200.00-225.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Patent Medicine //Trade Dollars: US //
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336. "Sage's/Candy/Coin" on Trade Dollar, ex-Maurice Gould. This 1874 Trade Dollar is from the collection of Maurice Gould, who was the foremost authority on merchant countermarks in the middle of the twentieth century. The piece appears in a number of Gould's publications as a holed specimen. Brunk purchased it in the auction of Gould's collection, and had it plugged. Bold VF+ mark on VF+ Trade Dollar, holed and plugged. Historical piece and one of the few countermarks on a Trade Dollar! $300.00-350.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Patent Medicine //Medicine/Medical //

337. NY Sage: Dr. Pierce Patent Medicine Bottle. Interesting bottle from the probable issuer of Sage's Candy Coin countermarks. Light green druggist bottle, marked on 3 sides: "Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery", "R.V. Pierce, M.D.", "Buffalo, N.Y.", cork top, 8.25" tall. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Patent Medicine //Medicine/Medical //

338. Sage: Dr. Pierce Patent Medicine Bottle. An original druggist bottle of the probable issuer of Sage's Candy Coin. Large rectangular druggist bottle, raised lettering on 3 sides "Dr. Pierce's/Favorite/Presciption", "R.V.Pierce M.D.", "Buffalo, N.Y.", on light green bottle, 8.25" tall, XF, cork top style. AND 1929 "Dr. Pierce's Memorandum Book", small booklet with testimonials and space to write for each month. 2pcs. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Large Cent related //
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339. (VA: Richmond): St. Charles Hotel BAR PUNCH and Separate Hallmark. The 1860 Richmond Business Directory listed the St. Charles Hotel at the corner of Wall and Main Streets. "St. Charles" on arched ribbon bar above "Hotel" in rectangular bar. Each are incuse, but seem to have been made from a single stamp. Very unusual! Above is a small mark consisting of "C"/crouching lion/"R" in depressed diamond, which is sideways relative to St. Charles Hotel. Highly unusual! The larger mark also found on a nickel and a planchet, but this variety hallmark is unique. XF stamps. Fine 1839 Large Cent. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Brunk TAMS article 1990. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Military: Confederate related //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //LA CWT - Schiller //LA CWT - Schiller //Civil War Tokens--Storecards //CWT: By State: //
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340. (LA: New Orleans): CONFEDERATE Civil War DIME from the SIEGE OF NEW ORLEANS. J. B. Schiller was an importer of alcohol and proprietor of the Sazerac Coffee House at 13 Exchange Place. During the Union siege of New Orleans he issued paper notes for 25 and 50 cents. He also made dime SIEGE TOKENS by stamping 1860 US small cents with his name and a large "X" over 'One" so the reverse becomes 'X Cent' indicating ten cents. This siege piece has been called 'one of the most important American tokens', and an examination of published photographs indicates the Brunk specimen may be the finest known. "J. B. Schiller" bold VF mark, letter tops a bit weaker; "X" on reverse. $3500.00-4000.00+
COMMENT: Brunk purchased at the Michigan State Numismatic Convention, ca. 1978. A corroded example sold for $2541 in the 15 Nov. 1989 Coin Galleries auction. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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341. (PA: Pittsburgh): William Scott BAR PUNCH HTT. Hard Times Token, Rulau HT-532. An exact match to a wooden plane maker's mark. William Scott was one of the earliest plane makers of Pittsburgh, and was listed in directories from 1813 to 1839. "W. Scott" in toothed rectangular BAR PUNCH, bold VF mark on nice VG 1801 Lima Two Reales. $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //

342. "W.J. Scott". Bold VF mark on AG 1817 Large Cent, center punch mark. $75.00-125.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Fish/fishing (not tax-badges) //
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343. (NY: Albany): W. J. Scott, Gunsmith and Sporting Goods Dealer. Possibly a Hard Times Token. Beginning in 1842, W. J. Scott and R. H. Scott were partners in gunsmithing. Eventually they also sold baseball, fishing, fire fighting and theatrical equipment, along with fraternal regalia at "The Sign of the Big Gun and Pistol". The latest date of stamped coin is 1837, so this may be a Hard Times Token. "W. J. Scott", bold XF mark on VG 1834 Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Half cent/related //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //
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344. (PA: Philadelphia): William H. Scott Hard Times Token. Scott was a Philadelphia dry goods merchant beginning in 1825, who backstamped the buttons sold in his store 'W.H. SCOTT/+PHILADELPHIA+'. Rulau lists this c/m as a HTT since the latest date coin with Scott's stamp is 1837. "W. H. Scott" struck twice, crossing, XF marks on Fine 1828 Half Cent, 13 stars variety. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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345. (MA: Worcester): Smoke O.P. Shattuck Cigars. The name of Oliver P. Shattuck's shop was Twin Brothers Cigar Manufacturer. Instead of a sidewalk wooden Indian, he used a statue of himself, holding a handful of cigars, titled 'Charm of the West'. "Smoke O.P. Shattuck's/Cigars.", first line curved and separated to fit perfectly on host coin over head! Bold Fine-VF mark on AG/G 1854 arrows Seated Liberty Quarter. One of only 2 known on quarter, one of only 4 total known of this mark! RARE! $350.00-500.00+
COMMENT: ex-VanOrmer collection. Photo, Brunk The Numismatist article, 1989. 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Watch/Clock Related //
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346. (NY: New York City): William Sinclair, Watchmaker. In 1834 William Sinclair was a watch maker at 21 Chatham St. "W.C. Sinclair" (struck twice in line punch)/ "1847" (in individual letter stamps); on reverse "14"/"W.C. Sinclair", the '14' probably in individual letter stamps for '14 Carat' to mark his watch cases, all bold VF marks. On nice AG 1816 Two Reales. RARE on two reales with this combination of marks, one of only 2 known examples on two reales of the 6 total pieces known. $125.00-175.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver, 23 May 1986, lot 383. 2003 Brunk Cover Color Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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347. "M. B. Smiley". Only known example struck on obverse and reverse, VF marks on AG 1822 Large Cent, punch marks. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //Jewelers //Watch/Clock Related //
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348. (NY: Schuylerville?): J. T. Smith. At least two styles of this mark exist, with the latest example dated 1876. They may be the work of Joseph T. Smith, who sold clocks, jewelry, watches, silverware, etc. in Schuylerville. "J. T. Smith", Bold XF mark on AG 1859 C-N Indian Head Cent. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Dollar: Silver Dollar //
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349. (PA: Philadelphia) Nathan Snellenberg Department Store. An unusual, late countermark found only on silver dollars. From the 1890s to 1963, the Nathan Snellenberg Department Store was in business on Market Street. Rulau illustrates two of their medallic charge card tokens, which employ the same style letters as on this countermark. The c/m is made from a 'back stamp', probably intended to mark silverware and other goods. A local collector may be able to locate such! One of only 8 known, all on 1880-1902 dollars. "N.S.& Co." Small VF mark on cheek of Fine 1890-O silver dollar. $250.00-300.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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350. H. A. Spear with August 17, 1868 Date. A unique merchant countermark with a precise date! "H. A. Spear" on obv. "1866/8 17" in very deep, bold individual letter punches on rev. XF mark on VG 1841 Large Cent. Four others known, but none with a stamped date. This merchant should be identifiable given this information! $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of GA Georgia //Circus, Shows & Parks //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Black/Negro/Colored //
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351. Sprague & Blodgett's Georgia Minstrels Admission Half Dollar. This was a traveling show that employed all the important minstrel singers of the day. Apparently it was only in business for a short time in 1876. "Sprague & Blodgett's/Admit/One/Georgia Minstrels" with first line curved. This uncommon sort of countermarked coin indicates that the price of admission to the show was fifty cents. An advance man for the Minstrels would arrive a few days before the troupe, and put some of these countermarked half dollars in circulation as advertising. They would be accepted by the Minstrels when people came to the show, only to discover that the price of admission was fifty cents, and having such a half dollar gave them no discount! The famous Black American Charles Hicks was the advance man! He owned and managed a number of minstrel shows composed of African-American. Earlier Hicks was the star of Sam Hague's Slave Troupe of Georgia Minstrels and toured Germany. Upon his return he managed two troups that quickly went bankrupt, and became the advance man for Sprague and Blodgett's in 1876. By 1877 he created Hick's Georgia Minstrels, so it is likely this was only used in 1876! Choice, bold XF mark on nice VG 1873 arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar. Neat and historical mark! $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Bust US Coinage: 5/10/25c //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //
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352. (OH: Cincinnati): Steamer General Pike. The steamer operated out of Cincinnati from 1856 to 1861, this 'new, elegant and fast light draught steamer' ran to Clerksville and Nashville. "Genl. Pike", with 'L' underlined, bold VF mark on Good 1833 Bust Dime. See Brunk for an 1858 advertising poster showing this steamer. Only TWO KNOWN! RARE! $500.00-600.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Large Cent related //Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //
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353. MA Boston: C.H. Stevens. Classic mark with address AND city! Stevens was a machinist and engineer in Boston in the 1860's. "C.H. Stevens","11. Water St", "Boston". ONLY KNOWN SPECIMEN. Bold VF/XF mark on 1853 Large Cent, VG/F. $750.00-850.00+
COMMENT: Brunk plate specimen.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Two Cent coin //
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354. (ME: Bangor): Important Thomas J. Stewart Two Cents Stamped by Ben Parker! This countermark would not be identifiable except for the fact that Walter Gould mentioned it in 'The Numismatist' when recalling his youth in Banger. 'I remember Mr. Thos. J. Stewart, the biggest manufacturer and exporter of birch bark shooks to the Mediterranean for oranges and lemons, calling for some stencils to mark the shooks, often taking from his pocket an old cent and asking Mr. Parker to stamp his initials (T.J.S.) on it, which Ben always did without charge.' So not only do we know that this coin was countermarked for Thomas J. Stewart, but we know who countermarked it and why! "T. J. S." Bold VF mark on obv of AG/G 1864 Two Cent. (See Brunk for extensive information on Steward, Parker, and Gould). Reverse also marked "J. W. Roby" (only known example), VF. Only two examples of "T.J.S." are known! $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Blacksmith/anvil //Coins: Colonial //
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355. (NY: Hyde Park): F. E. Stickel and Horseshoe on 1794 Talbot, Allum & Lee Cent! Stickel was a Hyde Park blacksmith, who also spelled his name 'Stickle' in an otherwise similar stamp. "F.E. Stickel"/(horseshoe), name in curved mark. Very bold XF marks on CHOICE XF Talbot, Allum & Lee Colonial Cent, 1794, die crack on 'Allum', with edge mark 'Payable at the Store of ***' (Rulau NY877). RARE! $750.00-850.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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356. (PA: Philadelphia?): G.J. Stivers. A possible issuer was George J. Stivers, who was listed as a designer in the 1910 Philadelphia directory. "G.J. Stivers", Bold VF mark on 1839-O Seated Liberty Dime, obv. Good, rev. AG. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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357. (PA: Philadelphia?): G.J. Stivers. As above. Bold XF mark on VF 1876 Seated Liberty Quarter. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Smoking/Smoke/Cigarettes/Cigars //Canada: General //
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358. PA Philadelphia: A.K. Stolz Segar Store on Canadian Twenty-Five Cents! In the 1849 city directory Adam Stolz was listed at Noble above New Market. Rare occupational and city mark on an unusual coin of Queen Victoria! "A.K. Stoltz's/Segar Store/Philada", mostly bold XF, weaker to left. 1872? Canadian 25 Cents, slick/AG, but identifiable. Only four pieces known, and this is one of the few c/ms on a Canadian quarter! RARE! $500.00-550.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Jewelers //Watch/Clock Related //
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359. NY Syracuse: Stone & Ball. Seymour H. Stone and Calvin S. Ball sold silverware and jewelry, and repaired clocks and watches. They were partners from 1853 to 1869. See extensive writeup in Brunk. "Stone & Ball"/"Syracuse/N.Y.", apparently the first line is one mark, and the other two another, as they are not centered. Bold VF/XF marks on Fine+ 1853 arrows & rays Seated Liberty Quarter. $125.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Watch/Clock Related //Jewelers //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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360. NY Syracuse: Stone & Ball. Single line "Stone & Ball", bold VF+ mark on AG Potosi mint 1777 Two Reales. One of only 4 known on reales. $125.00-150.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Gold Tokens Gold Medals //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Watch/Clock Related //
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361. (NY: Syracuse): Stone & Ball on GOLD COIN - UNIQUE! One of the very few known countermarks on a gold coin! See extensive comments in Brunk, who quotes the 1897 Syracuse Herald interview with Calvin Ball. Issued in 1853 and 1854. "Stone & Ball" single line punch, bold VF mark, variety with part of the last letter missing because the stamp broke (see Brunk); on choice XF 1854 US GOLD Quarter Eagle, $2.50. Only known specimen on gold coin! UNIQUE! A rare opportunity to acquire a unique GOLD countermark! $4500.00-5000.00+
COMMENT: Photo front cover TAMS Journal, June 1990. Photo, Rulau, 1700-1900. ex-Stanley Steinberg auction, ca. 1985. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //

362. (CT) "Strong Plated". Stamped on what appears to be an exceedingly worn, small cent size coin, or probably a blank. The slogan "Extra Strong Plated" appeared on US uniform buttons made by Spencer Hotchkiss & Co. of Naugatuck, Connecticut, but it is uncertain if this is one of their stamps. VF stamp. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Large Cent related //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //
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363. (ME: Bangor): C.A. Strange. C.A. Strange and his father operated a brass foundry, die sinking and stencil manufacturing firm. Upper and lower case VF/XF mark: "C.A. Strange", on Fine 1856 Large Cent. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Bust US Half Dollar //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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364. (ME: Augusta?) L. S. Swan Early American Bar Punch on Bust Half Dollar. This is an Early American hallmark-type mark in the style of the Swan family of Augusta, ME. The latest coin it is found upon is dated 1820. VF rectangular Bar Punch "L. S. Swan", on CHOICE XF+ 1817 Bust Half Dollar. $300.00-350.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Large Cent related //
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365. (ME: Scarborough?): "A.D. Sweetsir." This may be the mark of Alvan D. Sweetsir. Bold XF mark on VG 1821 Large Cent. $100.00-200.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Swoger TAMS Journal article, 1991. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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366. "M.F. Taber". Taller in height to left, bold VF mark on nice VG 1853 Large Cent. Only 9 known. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Large Cent related //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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367. (NY: Poughkeepsie) William H. Tallmadge on 1797 Cent. The 1859 Poughkeepsie city directory listed Tallmadge as selling hardware, etc. at 260 Main Street. Bold XF "W.H. Tallmadge" mark on AG/slick 1797 Large Cent, third reverse and stems. $200.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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368. NY Brooklyn: James M. Taylor, Currency Broker. Taylor was listed in the 1854-1856 city directories as a 'broker'. Apparently he was a bullion and currency dealer as his ink stamp is found on a few broken bank notes. The latest coin with his c/m is dated 1856. He may have been forced into bankruptcy by the Panic of 1857 as a result of having purchased too many 'broken bank notes', and gone broke himself! "J. M. Taylor/Broker/Brooklyn, L.I.", choice Bold VF+ mark on VF 1853 arrow and rays Seated Liberty Quarter. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //
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369. NY Brooklyn: J.M. Taylor on Two Reales. As above, "J.M. Taylor/Broker/Brooklyn, L.I.", bold VF mark on Mexico 1777 two reales, AG/Good, fairly clear coin. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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370. NY Brooklyn: J.M. Taylor - 4 Line Variety. "J.M. Taylor/Broker/Chatham St./Cor. James. N.Y.", mostly F/VF, last couple letters of last 2 lines weak; on AG 1852 Liberty Seated Quarter. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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371. NY Brooklyn: J.M. Taylor - 4 Line Variety on Half Dollar. As above, 4 line mark, Fine-VF, on Good 1854 arrows Seated Liberty Half. $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //
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372. NY Brooklyn: J.M. Taylor - 4 Line Variety on Two Reales. As above, 4 line variety, top part bold VF+, bottom weaker; on Potosi 1822 Two Reales, nice G/VG. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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373. "J. Teal". Very bold XF mark on AG 1829 Large Cent. One of only 5 known. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Large Cent related //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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374. MA Woburn: Marshall Tidd, Gunsmith. Rare mark with city. Tidd was a gunsmith who made pistols and rifles beginning in 1846. During the Civil War, he outfitted many companies of sharpshooters. "M. Tidd"/"Woburn"/"Mass" in 3 lines, bold XF marks; on nice VF+ 1846 Large Cent. $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. An example of this mark on an 1822 cent sold for $181 in the Nov. 1989 Coin Galleries auction. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Bust US Half Dollar //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Watch/Clock Related //Jewelers //
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375. (NY: Binghamton): J.F. Tozer on Bust Half Dollar. Junius F. Tozer was a watch maker, jeweler and silversmith on Court St. in Binghamton beginning in 1859. "J. F. Tozer", small VF mark on field, square depression underneath; on toned F/VF 1836 Bust Half Dollar. Only 4 known, and only one on a half dollar! $500.00-550.00+
COMMENT: An example on a 1870 dollar realized $550 in the Nov. 1993 Bowers and Merena auction.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York // State of VT Vermont //Large Cent related //
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376. "N. J. Tracy" Straight Bar Punch. Tracy was a prolific stamper of coins just before the Civil War, and used both straight and curved stamps. People with his name have been traced in Census records in both NY and VT, but a probable merchant has not yet been identified. Rectangular, straight bar punch. Bold VF mark on VG 1828 Large Cent. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York // State of VT Vermont //Large Cent related //
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377. "N. J. Tracy" and "J. T. Grice". As above with rectangular Tracy bar punch obv.; "J. T. Grice" rev. Bold VF/XF marks on nice VF+ 1851 Large Cent. Only two Grice marks are known. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 // State of VT Vermont // State of NY New York //
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378. "N. J. Tracy" Straight Bar Punch on Seated Dime. As above, but rectangular bar punch, bold VF mark on AG 1838 Seated Liberty Dime. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York // State of VT Vermont //Large Cent related //
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379. "N. J. Tracy" Curved Bar Punch. As above, but curved bar punch variety, bold XF mark in field of nice VF 1851 Large Cent. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Two Cent coin //
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380. "S.L. Tripp". VF mark on VG 1864 Two Cent, one of only 3 known on 2c. $50.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine // State of LA Louisiana //Silversmith/Goldsmith //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //
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381. (LA: New Orleans?): E. Tyler. The issuer may have been Edward A. Tyler, a silversmith who moved to New Orleans in the late 1830s, and whose known hallmark is roughly the same style as this stamp. "E. Tyler", bold VF mark on AG 1859 C-N Indian Cent. Only 4 known. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of CT Connecticut //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //
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382. (CT: New Haven): Conrad F. Ulrich, Winchester Rifle Engraver. Ulrich was a master engraver for the Winchester Rifle Company in New Haven. "C.F. Ulrich." within rectangle, as a single punch. Struck twice VF on Good 1870 Shield Nickel. Scarce identified rifle mark! $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OR Oregon //Large Cent related //Territorial, Pre-Statehood //
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383. (OR): Upper Village Old Gold for Oregon Territory. Interesting example from a recently identified series of fake western countermarks made in the 1960s or earlier, from sets of single letter punches. "Upper Village Columbia/Old/Gold/Gold", bold VF letter punches on slick 1800 Large Cent.
COMMENT: Photo Brunk p.361
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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384. "J.H. Vining". Bold F/VF mark on nice VG/F 1846 Large Cent. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //

385. "F. E. Voigd." and "F. Hoeltge". Voigd countermarked numerous large cents c 1856, but only a single example of "F. Hoeltge" is known. Both bold VF/XF, on AG 1836 Large Cent. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //

386. "F.E. Voigd." Mostly bold VF-XF mark on Fine 1850 Large Cent, two tiny punch marks at rim. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //
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387. "F.E. Voigd." As above, struck twice, bold VF marks on 1840 VG/F Large Cent. $40.00-50.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Large Cent related //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //
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388. "Vote The Land/Free". Important political c/m on early Large Cent. In the 1848 election, the Free Soil Party supported Martin VanBuren for President and circulated these pieces. Bold XF mark on reverse of Large Cent cent. $200.00-250.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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389. "Wagner" on Two Reales - Early American Token. Rulau EAT. Early merchant mark, overlapping partially double struck mark on nice Good 1777 Mexico two reales. Same mark as lot 390. $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: Brunk photo p.299.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Dollar: Silver Dollar //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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390. RARE "Wagner" on 1799 HERALDIC EAGLE SILVER DOLLAR! Very rare host coin, a CHOICE 1799 Dollar! Bold XF mark on neck of a choice Fine to VF steel toned 1799/8 Heraldic Eagle Silver Dollar with 13 stars(B-1, R-5), minor marks. GREAT MARK, only known specimen on dollar! Same mark as lot 389. RARE! $2500.00-3000.00+
COMMENT: ex-ANA 1982 Mid-year auction, Krueger sale. Rulau photo p.299, Brunk photo p.299. 2005 Red book $2300 for coin in VF. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio //Patent Medicine //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //
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391. (OH: Cincinnati) Waltons Bitters: Full Page Plate Specimen. Walton's Bitters was a patent medicine made by Samuel W. Walton of Cincinnati. "We Recommend/Waltons/Bitters", mostly bold VF-XF mark on Fine 1861 Seated Half Dollar. $350.00-500.00+
COMMENT: Full page plate in Brunk c/m book, first edition. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NY New York //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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392. NY New York City: A. Ward. From 1850 to 1853, Andrew Ward ran two hardware stores, one on 6th Ave, and the other at 8th Ave. and W. 50th St. "A. Ward./N-Y.". bold VF mark on AG 1853 arrows and rays Seated Quarter. Only 4 known. RARE. $200.00-225.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of VA Virginia //Large Cent related //
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393. VA Portsmouth: W C T. Interesting mark that should be identifiable: "W" "C" "T"/"Portsmouth VA", in four marks, bold VF+ on AG 1817 Large Cent. $100.00-200.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Brunk TAMS Journal article, 1990. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Wagons/Buggies/Carriages //
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394. PA Hanover: G.W. Welsh, Coach Maker. From 1830 Hanover was the center of a large carriage making business that employed 2000 people. Welsh was a well-known coach maker there. "G.W. Welsh/Coach Maker/Hanover Pa." mostly bold XF mark, right side weaker, on silver AG 1776 2 reales Lima mint, top hole. RARE! One of only 3 known! $1250.00-1500.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau; FULL PAGE Plate in Brunk first edition. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of IL Illinois //Jewelers //Watch/Clock Related //
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395. (IL: Harvard) Hermann Wettstein, Watches. An advertisement in the 1880 Illinois gazetteer reads 'H. Wettstein, watches, clocks and jewelry, Harvard, Ill.' "H. Wettstein" bold VF marks on obv/rev. of VG 1876 Seated Liberty quarter. $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: Newly attributed to IL, Rulau IL-HV-14.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Circus, Shows & Parks //
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396. Important Whitbeck's Circus on Two Reales. H. Miller Whitbeck formed Whitbeck & Company's 'Original One-Horse Show' in 1854 with Charles Castle and Wash Kidwell. The circus briefly traveled the Ohio River on a steamboat then, but was bankrupt by the time it reached Pittsburgh in October. Thus, these date to mid 1854. "H.M. Whitbeck's/Circus", first line curved, mostly bold Fine/VF mark on nice AG 1772 Mexico Mint two reales, bottom hole. Rare! $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //Bust US Half Dollar //
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397. Early American "A. Whitcom" Bar Punch with July 1827 Date! Enigmatic, large bar punch in Script! This should be identifiable, but no one has identified it yet! The punch is so large that it inevitably is weakly struck, and the full mark had to be pieced together by examining a number of specimens. "1827:6" very small numerals above large signature "A. Whitcom", all in a single, large bar stamp with toothed edge. Mostly bold F/VF, left side weaker. On choice VG/Fine 1817 Bust Half Dollar. $250.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Patent Medicine //Large Cent related //
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398. (MA: Lowell) Whitten's Golden Salve Patent Medicine. C.P. Whitten made patent medicines in Lowell, MA, during the 1860s. RARE circular mark: "Whitten's./Golden Salve.", bold XF mark on nice VG 1848 Large Cent. One of only 3 known on cents, only 4 total known. RARE! $400.00-500.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of OH Ohio // State of KS Kansas //Hotel/Motel //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Hotel/Motel //

399. (OH/KS): Wilder House. Only two Wilder House hotels were listed in the 1881 'Zell's United States Directory', one in Ft. Scott, KS, the other in Mansfield, OH. "Wilder House", partially weak F/VF on obv, bold XF on rev, on VG 1870 Seated Half Dollar. Only 4 known, only one on half dollar! $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Medicine/Medical //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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400. (NH: Pittsfield): Dr. G.G. Wilkins - Engraved! Wilkins was born in 1820 and arrived in Pittsfield in the 1850s. He was a dentist, sold patent medicines and liquor, and ran a restaurant. A prolific countermarker, Wilkins has been the subject of a book by Q. David Bowers. "Dr. G.G. Wilkins." in semicircle, bold XF mark on slick bust type Large Cent. RARE, with hand engraved "East"/"Bay" on obv, and on rev "Office" in script. Unique variety! $150.00-250.00+
COMMENT: ex-Maurice Gould.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Large Cent related //Medicine/Medical //
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401. (NH: Pittsfield): UNCIRCULATED Dr. Wilkins on High Grade Large Cent! Try finding another Dr. Wilkins mark that is this nice! "Dr. G. G. Wilkins." Uncirculated semi-circular mark on Choice red AU/UNC 1854 Large Cent! $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. A rare opportunity to acquire probably the finest Wilkens mark!
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //

402. (NH: Pittsfield): Dr. G. G. Wilkins. Dr. G. G. Wilkins on 1847 large cent. Sharp XF c/m on nice brown VF cent. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //Medicine/Medical //
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403. (NH: Pittsfield): Dr. Wilkins on Flying Eagle Cent. As above, "Dr. G.G. Wilkins." in semicircle, bold VF/XF mark on nice VG 1858 Flying Eagle Cent. $40.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Indian Cent - Flying Eagle Cent //Medicine/Medical //
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404. (NH: Pittsfield): Dr. Wilkins on C-N Indian Cent. As above, "Dr. G.G. Wilkins." in semicircle, bold VF/XF mark on VG/F 1862 Copper-nickel Indian Cent. $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of NH New Hampshire //Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Medicine/Medical //
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405. (NH: Pittsfield): Dr. Wilkins on Seated Dime. As above, "Dr. G.G. Wilkins." in semicircle, bold XF mark on Fine 1857 Seated Liberty dime. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of MA Massasachusts //Patent Office/Patents //
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406. (MA: Greenfield): Wm. Wilson, Patent. The 1844 'Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents' listed Wilson's name exactly as it appears in his countermark, and noted that he had been awarded a patent for a flat iron. "Wm Wilson.s/Patent"/"1844" in two marks, date upside down. Bold VF on AG/G 1839 Seated Liberty Dime, holed top/bottom, perhaps for attaching to one of Wilson's irons. UNIQUE! $300.00-400.00+
COMMENT: Brunk photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of ME Maine //Jewelers //
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407. (ME: Wayne) Gancelo J. Wing. The 1898 New England business directory Wing as a jeweler in Wayne, ME. "G J Wing" in semicircular F-VF mark on VG 1861 C-N Indian Cent. $40.00-50.00+
COMMENT: ex-Charles Kirtley 3 June 1985 auction, lot 20. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Canada Blacksmith //Blacksmith/anvil //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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408. (VA: Richmond): James Winner, Gunsmith and Sword Cutler, Hard Times Token. James Winner began work in 1803 in Richmond, VA, forging sword hilts and blades, and also worked as a gunsmith in Philadelphia from 1805 to 1814. In 1810 he received a US Army contract for 500 horseman's swords, but did not fulfill it because of "intemperance." In 1814 Winner returned to Richmond and worked at the Virginia Arms Company as a sword cutler. Since his mark appears on coins dated after his move back to VA, Richmond is where he stamped them during the Hard Times period. "J. Winner." bold VF mark on slick AG Blacksmith token (Wood-3). RARE host coin. RARE Southern HTT. $350.00-450.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of VA Virginia //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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409. (VA: Lexington): James R. Wright, Silversmith. Wright worked as a silversmith in Lexington, VA, from 1847 to 1856. "J. Wright" bold VF mark on dark F/VF 1833 Large Cent. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant // State of PA Pennsylvania //Half cent/related //
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410. (PA: Philadelphia): "WWL" of William W. Long's Museum Hotel. This same "WWL" stamp is seen on brass gaming tokens valued in reales, and a longer countermark identifies the issuer as Long's 'Museum Hotel', which was located at 376 S. 3rd. Very bold XF+ mark on CHOICE XF/AU 1828 13 stars Half Cent. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Half cent/related //
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411. York Bar Punch. "York" in large letters, in serrated rectangular bar punch, first/last letters weak, G-VF mark on Fine 1857 Half Cent, reverse planned off. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: ex-World Exonumia 26 Feb. 1979 auction, lot 1976. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

412. "Trial List of the Countermarked Modern Coins of the World", 1919. By F. G. Duffield. Reprint of the classic Numismatist article series, 88 pages, photos. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Countermarked Coins: Mexico //Countermarked Coins: English Govmnt //Countermarked Coins: Arms Inspector //Countermarked Coins: Ike Dollar //Countermarked Coins: Regulated coins //Countermarked Stone Mountain Commemorative //

413. "Merchant and Privately Countermarked Coins". The standard reference by Brunk, consignor of this collection. The new 2003 edition, Color Cover Hardbound, 480 pages, 2000+ photos, over 13,500 listings, with price guide. Detailed descriptions, all known specimens listed, covers the US, Canada and the World in one reference (MB $72.50) $75.00-90.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Countermarked Coins: Ancient //Countermarked Coins: Medieval //Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Countermarked Coins: Mexico //Countermarked Coins: English Govmnt //

414. "Merchant Countermarks on World Coins", 1989. The original standard reference on mechant countermarks of the world, profusely illustrated with price guide for each variety. Softbound, 157 pages. (MB $25.00) $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Quebec //Blacksmith/anvil //
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415. (Montreal): C. Aspinall, Blacksmith. "C. Apsinall" and "Maker", both curved VF/XF marks on AG 1860 English halfpenny. 3 total known, 2 this variety. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.21.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Large Cent related //Quebec //

416. Montreal: Devins & Bolton. Richard J. Devins was born in 1837, studied medicine and became a pharmacist, partnering with Bolton in 1863. The partnership disolved in 1880, with Devins continuing in business until 1892. Devins and Bolton advertised extensively, stamping all the copper coins they could get. "Devins/&/Bolton/-/Montreal" bold XF mark on nice G/VG US 1848 Large Cent. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: Photo: cover of August 1988 Canadian Numismatic Journal. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Quebec //

417. Montreal: Devins & Bolton. As above, bold XF mark on large 1837 Bank Token One Penny, AG/dings. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Norway //Quebec //
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418. Montreal: Rare Devins & Bolton on Norway Skilling. "Devins & Bolton Montreal" on 1816 Norway skilling (KM-184). Only three Norwegian skillings are known with Devins and Bolton countermarks. Bold XF mark on poor/AG coin. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Large Cent related //Canada: General //
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419. Canada: "Dietrich". Rare two known, bold XF mark on 1850 US Large Cent. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //

420. "I. Houghton". Struck twice, on obv: partially double struck, last letter partially off edge; on rev bold VF/XF mark on AG 1837 Bank half-penny. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Large Cent related //Canada Trade Tokens //Ontario //
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421. Windsor: John Hutton. John Hutton was listed as a saloon keeper in Windsor, Ont, in the 1871 edition of Lovell's Directory. In the 1871 census he was noted as a 57 year old hotel keeper, who had been born in England. "J. Hutton"/"Windsor" bold on left, weaker on right, on AG 1818 Large Cent. Only known specimen on large cent, one of only 3 known. $200.00-300.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Half cent/related //Barbados //Quebec //

422. (Quebec): IB. Quite a few American colonial coins, US large cents, Canadian tokens and other coppers were stamped 'I.B' by an unidentified Quebec merchant. There is a good chance that the issuer could be identified by searching old newspapers and other historical records. A few of these coins also have numerals. This is one of the scarce numeral varieties. "I.B/3", very bold XF mark on cull 1809 US Half Cent, date clear. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //New Brunswick //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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423. (New Brunswick, St. John): T. McAvity. Thomas McAvity became an indentured servant in the hardware business in the 1820s. In 1834 he opened his own store at 9 Water Street. He prospered, and was the Mayor of St. John from 1859 to 1863. "T. McAvity", "9 Water Street", F/XF marks on AG/slick 1816 silver English Shilling. One of only two examples of this variety. RARE. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: ex-Kirtley 4 Nov. 1985 auction, lot 283. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.28.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Lock/Locksmith/Safe/Padlock/Key //Ontario //

424. (Ontario Brantford): John A. Minnery, Master Locksmith. One of the few modern marks "John A. Minnery", "Master", "Locksmith" in 3 marks, one upside-down; on rev: "Unlawful/To Duplicate", bold VF-XF marks, a few letters weaker, on Unc. Canadian 1985 quarter.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Ontario //Lock/Locksmith/Safe/Padlock/Key //

425. (Ontario Brantford): John A. Minnery, Locksmith. As above, obv/rev, bold XF marks, a couple of letters weaker; on AU 1972 US Washington quarter.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Newfoundland //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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426. (Newfoundland, St. John): Nicholas Ohman Hallmark. Like the better known Joseph Patenaude of British Columbia, who stamped Canadian silver dollars in the 1930s, Nicholas Ohman countermarked Newfoundland silver coins c 1900 with his hallmark. It consists of "N.O." in small rectangular bar punch. (See Brunk for more details). Bold XF mark, on Good 1899 Newfoundland silver Fifty Cents. Scarce. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Wagons/Buggies/Carriages //Ontario //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //

427. (Ontario) Kingston: Robinson's Carriage Works. Beginning in 1881, George W. Robinson sold carriages, organs and pianos. "Robinson's/Kingston/Carriage Works", bold VF-XF mark on 1884 Canadian Large Cent, F/VF. $75.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Ontario //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //

428. (Ontario) Orillia: T.H. Robinson, Druggist. Born in 1851, apprenticed as a pharmacist in Montreal, he purchased Tudhope's pharmacy in Orillia in 1880. "T.H. Robinson/Druggist/Orillia", single punch, all 3 lines curved, bold VF-XF mark on AG 1852 Bank of Upper Canada Penny token, holed. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Ontario //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //

429. (Ontario) Kingston: T.H. Robinson, Druggist. As above, same mark in 3 curved lines, Very Bold XF mark on VG+ 1857 Bank half-penny token. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Cover of Aug. 1988 Canadian Numismatic Journal; Photo: Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ontario //
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430. Ontario Ingersoll: M. Ryan. Ryan was an Ontario merchant who only stamped the American coins that circulated in Canada during the late nineteenth century. "M. Ryan/I. Ont.", bold XF mark on 1875-S US Quarter. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Brunk Canadian Numismatic Journal article, 1998. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //Nova Scotia //Masonic: World Chapter Pennies //

431. (Nova Scotia Halifax): St. Andrews Masonic Lodge. Chartered in 1832, and united in 1869 to form the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia. Thus, issued prior to 1869, probably used as a Mark Penny. "St. Andrews/Chapter.", VG-VF mark on AG 1843 New Brunswick Penny token. One of about a dozen known. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Australia //Patent Medicine //England-Great Britain //Chemistry //
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432. Australia: Geelong: J. T. Thomas, Chemist. In 1865 Thomas was a chemist on Malop St. "J. Thomas/Agent/Geelong", bold VF mark on token of Professor Holloway, patent medicine dealer of London, England, 1857, nice VF/XF. $150.00-200.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. KM-TN 278.1 $175/XF for just the token.
CrossRef: Australia //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //

433. (Australia: Sydney): William Wilson, Engraver. Wilson was listed in the city directory as an engraver in 1867. "Wilson./Engraver" (second line slanted/italic), below "390 Pitt S", in two punches, mostly bold VF, on Fine Hank and Lloyds half-penny, 1855. $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: Brunk photo p.17. KM-TN82 $60 for just the token.
CrossRef: Australia //

434. (Australia): "RW" on Hide and DeCarle Token. Countermark unlisted in Andrews: "RW" bold VF mark on Clark T166 penny: 'Hide and DeCarle, Grocers and Wine Merchants, Melbourne' token, 1857, Fine+. $125.00-175.00+
CrossRef: Australia //Numismatists //

435. (Australia): Peter Fleig. A contemporary collector who stamped coins, tokens and cut coins in the 1970's with single letter punches indicating 'Peter Fleig, South Australia'. "PF/SA", rev: "IX/MCMLXXV", on 1966 Australia cent, cut in half, XF mark.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Belgium //
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436. (Belgium): "S" on Bishopric of Liege. Countermark of large, backward "S" on Bishopric of Liege 1723 liard. Coin is DeMay-271. Countermark is unlisted. Bold XF, incuse mark on reverse, coin VG. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Brazil //Portugal //
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437. Brazilian Shield Countermark. In 1808 the French invaded Portugal, and the royal court fled to Brazil. Upon arriving, Prince Regent John quickly moved to increase the value of Brazilian coins as a way to generate funds, and this shield countermark doubled the value of copper coins. Shield of Portugal on Forty Reis of King Joseph Emanuel (1750-1777). 39 mm, copper. VG-Fine on VG coin, dark. $10.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ceylon //Elephants //
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438. (Ceylon): George Steuart & Company. This firm was founded in 1835, and owned Wekande Mills, which employed over 1000 workers on its plantations. "G S & Co." in script, bold XF mark on nice VG 1815 Ceylon Stiver depicting an elephant. FULL PAGE PHOTO in Brunk, Merchant Countermarks on World Coins. $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.322
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Denmark //Sweden //

439. (Denmark Copenhagen): Allan Dahl. Allan Aly Hendrik Dahl was born in 1826 and died in 1896. His firm was the Bureau for Permanent Advertisement. A classic foreign countermark by an early advertising agency. "Allan Dahl", XF-VF mark on VF+ Swedish 1890 Five Ore. $25.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Countermarked Coins: Regulated coins //England-Great Britain //Counterfeit Coins //Copy of coin //West Indies //Early American Tokens 1700-1832 //
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440. Counterfeit British Gold Coin Intended for the West Indies Trade, 1783. One reason so many coins were countermarked in the West Indies was that a very high proportion of them were counterfeit. This is a reeded edge, contemporary counterfeit 1783 George III guinea (KM-604) with elaborate shield. It was deliberately struck with the inscriptions slightly cut off the rim to simulate a clipped coin. On the center of the bust is what appears to be a badly struck countermark, and a partial version using only the edge of the same stamp is below the first. Despite extensive inspection, we cannot determine what the stamp imitates, if, indeed, it was meant to imitate anything at all. Held one way it looks like the letter "M" over a partially struck letter "T", but the strike is so bad that the stamp cannot be identified. 24 mm, gilt brass. Slightly bent, a couple of test scratches, gilt worn on high spots. About VF/XF for wear. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ecuador //Columbia //
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441. First Issue of Ecuador: MDQ Monogram on Eight Reales, 1831. This countermark was listed by Medina in 1919 (227-228), but for many years no one knew who had issued it. Then a decree was found that established such countermarked Colombian coins were the first issues of the nation of Ecuador. The countermark consists of the incuse, script monogram "M D Q" meaning "Moneda de Quito." This example is stamped on a silver 1820-JF Cundinamarca (Colombia) eight reales. The coin is AG. The counterstamp is VF, but as with the more common, 1821 piece illustrated in KM, the top part of the stamp broke so that the monogram's loop is incomplete. We have traced only one example of "M D Q" on an 1820 Cundinamarca eight reales. KM does not value it, simply calling it "Rare." $750.00-1000.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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442. (England): Abbey, Cutler. "Abbey", "Cutler", "Bedford", all semi-circles, three separate bold VF marks, on AG Irish Penny. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.38
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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443. (England): Booth & Clough. Bold F-VF "Booth &/Clough" on both sides of AG 1797 Cartwheel Penny. Only known example. $60.00-70.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Agricultural //
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444. (England): Borwick's Baking Powder. In 1842 George Borwick founded his firm to make baking powder. It remains active today as a subsidiary of Pillsbury Flour. "Borwick's/Baking/Powder", bold, deep XF mark on France 1872-K 10 centimes, nice VF/XF. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.45.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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445. (England): Borwick's Baking Powder. As above, "Borwick's/Baking/Powder", bold XF mark on AG 1853-W French 5 centimes. $50.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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446. (England): Bradford Workhouse. In 1813 the Bradford Workhouse, which is what Americans would call a 'poor house', was destroyed by a fire. So too were the dies for making its tokens. Two stamps then were cut to counterstamp tokens already in circulation in that part of England. A century later the stamps were obtained by Samuel H. Hamer, an avid collector, who co-authored the standard reference on late eighteenth century British tokens. Circa 1910 Hamer used the original stamps to countermark other sorts of coins and tokens. So both originals and restrikes exist. This is an original, "Bradford" and "Workhouse" in two semi-circular stamps, bold XF on F/VF 1812 British Union Copper Co. Penny Token. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.359.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Numismatists //Conder Tokens - Great Britain //
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447. (England): Bradford Workhouse. As above, but a ca. 1910 restrike by Samuel H. Hammer. "Bradford" and "Workhouse" in two semi-circular stamps, bold VF/XF, partially weak at top, all on silver Good 1813 Bank Token, 3 Shillings. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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448. (England): Bristol. Struck four times "Bristol", which could refer to the town, or be a person's name. XF marks on AG/slick 1797 Cartwheel Penny. $40.00-60.00+
COMMENT: ex-Maurice Gould. 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Boot/Shoe/Feet //
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449. (England): Unusual oval Can't Better Boot. Interesting oval mark with inner, outer lines: "Can't Better/C.B.D./Boot", triple struck, partially overlapping, partially weak G to VF mark on 1875 Penny, AG/G. $60.00-90.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //England-Great Britain //
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450. London: Scarce Circular Mark: Davis Wine & Brandy Merchant. Elaborate single punch circular countermark "DAVIS / WINE & BRANDY / MERCHANT / 46 / HOUNSDITCH / LONDON" on 1806 halfpenny. Nice XF mark on Good coin. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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451. (England) Hereford: Unique Dillon Brazier. Bold F/VF mark of "Dillon/Brazier/Hereford", on AG 1797 Cartwheel Penny. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.375.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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452. (England, Isle of Wight): Dear & Sons, Shanklin. The firm of Dear and Thomas operated as grocers, bakers and agents for wines and spirits on the Isle of Wight (also see lot 476), 1879-1910. One of only two marks for the Isle of Wight, RARE. "Dear & Sons/Grocers/Shanklin. I.W", partial semi-circle as part of mark, to left, bold XF on G/VG French 1856 10 centimes. One of only two known, RARE. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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453. (England): George Dix, Gas Lamp Maker. Dix was listed in directories 1883 to 1909 as a 'gas lamp manufacturer'. "Dix", "Gas","Lamp Maker", "Clerkenwell", in four lines. Varieties exist, the mark shown in Brunk is somewhat different. Bold XF mark on AG/G French 1857-W 10 centimes. $40.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //France //Theater/Drama/Vaudeville/Opera/Minstrel //
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454. (England): Empire Theatre. The Empire Theatre opened in 1884 on Leicester Square. These countermarks were probably issued for the opening, as the theatre never was an immense success. After a poor financial showing, it was turned into a music hall in 1887. "Empire/Immense/Success/Theatre", bold XF mark, first/last lines curved, on AG/VG 1856 French 10 centimes. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Brewery //Beer/Bier/Beverage/Brewery //
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455. (England): Garden Gate Ales. Apparently two marks: "Garden/Gate" and "Home/Brewed/Ales", bold XF marks on AG/G French 1854 10 centimes. Scarce. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.57.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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456. (England): Harding Wines & Spirits, Ludlow. Interesting partially script mark: "Wines./& Spirits by/Harding/Ludlow", may be four marks. Very bold XF mark(s) on slick halfpenny. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.59.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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457. (England): "J. Hobbs". Bold VF mark on AG 1797 Cartwheel Penny. Rare. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Newspaper/Publishing //
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458. (England): Lloyd's Penny Sunday Times. At the time of founding of this newspaper in 1842, there was a penny stamp tax for each paper. Edward Lloyd got an exemption because his paper originally contained no news. Because he didn't pay the tax, he was able to sell the paper cheaper than his competition, and soon it began to include news stories as well. Lloyd countermarked so many coins to advertise his paper, that Parliment passed the 'Act to Prevent the Defacing of the Current Coin of the Realm' in 1853. This did not apply to non-English coins, which lead to the importation and marking of millions of Continental bronze coins. See extensive writeup in Brunk. "Read.Lloyds.Penny.Sunday.Times" in circular bold VF mark, around edge of AG Cartwheel Penny. There are also two "W" marks on left side. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Newspaper/Publishing //
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459. (England): Lloyd's Post Free Weekly Newspaper. As above, "Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper Three Pence/Post - Free" on obverse; "Purchase Number One of Lloyd's Last/New Penny/Publication on reverse. F/VF circular marks on AG 1806/7 halfpenny. $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Newspaper/Publishing //
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460. (England): Lloyd's Newspaper 3d Post Free. As above, "Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper 3d Post Free - ", bold VF circular mark, unusual host coin: William IV 1/2 pence, AG. $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Newspaper/Publishing //
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461. (England): Lloyd's Penny Sunday Times. As above, "Read.Lloyd's.Penny.Sunday.Times -", bold XF circular mark, on slick 1797 Cartwheel Penny. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Newspaper/Publishing //
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462. (England): Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper. As above, on both sides: "Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper Three Pence/Post/Free"; on rev: "Purchase Number One of Lloyd's Last -/New Penny/Publication", mostly F-VF, partially weak mark on AG 1806/7 halfpenny. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //
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463. (England): Unusual Maffey Wines and Spirits. Scott found a listing for Elizabeth Massey, a dealer in wine and spirits in Abergavenny in 1811. Very unusual style of mark: "Wines/And Spirits/Wholefale &/Retail by/Maffey/Kidderminster", note that 'wholefale' is the correct spelling. Bold, mostly VF mark, top weak, on slick/AG 1/2 pence or similar planchet. Scarce. $60.00-75.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.66
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Political: Ribbons/Badges //
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464. (England): Unusual Maffey Wines and Spirits. As above, unusual style of mark: "Wines/And Spirits/Wholefale &/Retail by/Maffey/Kidderminster". Mostly VF mark, top weak, on slick/AG 1/2 pence or similar planchet. Scarce. $60.00-75.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.66
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //
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465. (England): Mitchell, Saw Maker, Brighton. H.E. Mitchell manufactured saws and other tools, 1872-93. "Mitchell/Saw Maker/Brighton", bold XF mark on 1855-BB French 10 centimes. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver, 23 May 1986, lot 390.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Attorney/Lawyer/Law/Justice/Judges //
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466. (England): UNIQUE John Nicholas. "John Nicholas./-*-/Proprietor/-*-/Lawlerhouse.", bold VF mark on planed off obverse of AG dark Norway 24 Skillings, Craig 102. Probably an inn catering to lawyers. Only known specimen! $175.00-250.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk first edition photo p.326.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Soap //
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467. (England): Pears Soap. Andrew Pear began selling soap in 1789. During the 1880's the firm he founded imported and marked a quarter million bronze coins, mostly French 5 and 10 centimes. The firm is now part of Lever Brothers. "Pears'/Soap" bold XF mark on Good+ 1856 French 10 centimes. See extensive writeup in Brunk. $50.00-100.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Back cover of World Merchant Countermarks; Photo: Rulau.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Soap //
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468. (England): Pears Soap. As above, "Pears'/Soap", bold XF mark on most red AU/Unc 1872-A French 10 centimes. $30.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Soap //
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469. (England): Pears Soap on English Farthing. As above, "Pears'/Soap", bold VF on slick AG 1863 English Farthing. $30.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical // State of MA Massasachusts //
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470. Pears Soap Bookmark Used by MA Apothecary. Interesting colorful vintage Pears' Soap 7.25" cardboard book mark, with cut-out hand with pointing finger, on background of military-type award medal with ribbon; reverse printed with testimonial. Reverse rubber-stamped from Athol, MA apothecary, so used in USA. About VF, some folds, wear. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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471. (England): Robinson, Cutler. These exist in several varieties. "Robinson/Cutler" in one stamp with first line curved; below: "Oxford", bold VF marks on slick/AG halfpenny. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.74.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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472. (England): Robinson, Cutler. Interesting and unique test coin, includes multiple stamps: "Robinson", "Cutler", "Oxon", "J W", crown above 'Robinson', large center "X"; reverse "X" and "W", all bold VF-XF marks on slick/AG halfpenny, clipped. 'Oxon' is the abbreviation for Oxfordshire. Rare test piece! $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.74.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //
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473. (England): "J. Rutter". Very bold XF mark on 1861 half penny, nice VF/XF. Rare. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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474. (England): John Thomas, Cutler. Thomas was listed from 1806 to 1836 as a maker of cutlery. "Thomas", "10A. Blackman", "Street. Boro", "Cutler" mostly bold F-XF marks on obverse; "Manufactury", "Boro. Road" on reverse; all on slick/AG Cartwheel Penny. $60.00-75.00+
COMMENT: ex-Koppenhaver, 17 April 1987, lot 414. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.82.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Coal //
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475. (England Brighton): Tilley's Coals. In 1882 W. Tilley and Son were coal merchants and carriers on Lewes Road in Brighton. "Tilley's/Coals/Brighton", bold XF mark on reverse of VF 1861 French 10 centimes. $40.00-60.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.83.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //England-Great Britain //Hotel/Motel //
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476. (England, Isle of Wight): York Hotel, Sandown. The York Hotel was located on Wilkes Road in Sandown on the Isle of Wight. It was owned by Henry Rembridge from 1879 to 1895. "Rembridge/York Hotel/Sandown" bold VF mark on AG 1854-W French 5 centimes. RARE Isle of Wight issue, one of only two known (also see lot 452). $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.85.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Coin Weights //England-Great Britain //
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477. English Gold Guinea Coin Weight. Coin weight for an English gold guinea. "Georgius III Dei Gratia" around bust of George III / "Pw 5 Gr 8 Guinea" 22 mm, brass. Fine, but edges were filed down to achieve the correct weight. To verify it was accurate, the piece was countermarked with an anchor. Since the Founder's Company had a royal charter to test British brass weights, and stamped the pieces that it tested with a wide-mouthed pitcher, this weight and countermark apparently were used outside of the British Isles to weigh British gold coins. About F/VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //Political: Non-US //
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478. Countermarked French Medal, ca. 1882. French League of Patriots Medal very lightly countermarked "L D P" using separate letter punches. "Que Vive? France" around radiant French flag, with small date "Mai 1882" / "Ligve des Patriotes" around statue of two soldiers and small "1870 IX... Qvand Meme" referring to the disastrous Franco-Prussian War. By A. Mergie. The reverse die has started to break up, causing it to buckle and produce an uneven surface. 22 mm, bronze. The same countermark is found on larger versions of this medal. $25.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Love Tokens: Names //France //Portugal //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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479. Engraved French Coin, 1802. "Lisbon July 19th 1802" hand engraved in old script on a 1774 French Sou. The significance of this date is unknown. Worn VG engraving on AG coin. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //

480. (France): "Victor A'Dourdan". This unique countermark should be identifiable by searching historical records. Bold VF mark on c 1795 Paris mint Five Centimes (C-135). Unique! $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.451
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Gambling/Casino Chips/Tokens (Modern) //France //Railroad //

481. (France): French Railroad Club. "Chemin/De Fer/Club", F/VF mark on 1951 20 francs. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Switzerland //France //
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482. (France?): Amedee Kohler Chocolate. This Swiss firm made chocolate and had dealerships in many countries. Scott suggests these were issued by a French dealer. "Chocolat/* Kohler *" Bold XF mark on Good coin. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: Photo, Rulau USTT, 1988
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //England-Great Britain //

483. (France): UNIQUE French Countermark for Le Guano Fison, Fertilizer Made from Bird Dung! James Fison's company of Ipswich, England, marketed fertilizer in metal tins with little yellow canaries on them. His fertilizer was made from guano -- bird dung -- imported from the Canary Islands. Since the mark is in French, it must have been stamped by French branch of his company. "Le/Guano/Fison", first/last lines curved, F/VF mark on AG 1856-A French 10 Centimes. ONLY KNOWN SPECIMEN! $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: Photo: Rulau & Brunk.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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484. (France): Picotin Aperitif. "Le/Picotin/Aperitif", with broken 'P', bold XF mark on AG 1861 English Penny. $40.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //
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485. France, Pont-La-Ville: Henry. A unique countermark that should be identifiable. "Henry/A/Pont-La-Ville", mostly bold XF mark, 'P' on edge; on VG 1862 5 Centimes. Only known specimen! $75.00-85.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.393.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //
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486. (France): Sapol. Interesting merchant countermark that should be identifiable. "Sapol" boldly struck VF+ on AG French 5 Centimes. $40.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. Brunk photo p.324
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //Napoleon //Satirical/Humorous //Political: Non-US //
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487. (France): "Sedan" Political Mark. France entered the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 with the expectation of a quick victory, only to be shocked by the defeat of the French Army lead by the Emperor Napoleon III at the Battle of Sedan on Sept. 4, 1870. He surrendered to the Prussians, who soon defeated another French army at Metz, and then besieged Paris. These anti-Napoleon III political coins were made in the area of northeastern France that was occupied by the Germans, particularly the city of Strasbourg, where they were sold as souvenirs for a moderate premium over face value. Varieties occur with and without an accent mark over the 'e' of "Sedan". Bold VF mark on silver G/AG 1865-K Franc. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //Political: Non-US //Satirical/Humorous //Napoleon //
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488. (France): "Sedan" on Silver Crown. As above, "Sedan", bold VF mark on nice VG/F silver 1868 5 francs $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //
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490. France's "UN" Revalued Coin! 1796. A law of October 24, 1796 mandated a heavier standard for French copper coins. Old two decimes were reduced in value to one decime by stamping "UN" over the numeral "2" and effacing the letter "s" in "decimes." Bold XF mark on AG coin. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //France //
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491. (France): "Y" in Bar Punch. Apparently a merchant mark, so far unidentified, bold F/VF "Y" in toothed border bar punch, on Louis XIV 1656 Liard, Ciani 2012, AG+. $60.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Guatemala //Hacienda //
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492. (Guatemala): "Sachal". These are primarily found on copper coins of the German Empire. They are issues of 19th century German immigrants to Guatemala and were hacienda tokens. VF mark on XF/AU Germany 1898-J pfennig. $30.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Guatemala //Hacienda //
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493. (Guatemala): "Saxoc". As above, German immigrant hacienda token, bold XF mark on XF 1897-J German pfennig. $25.00-35.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Guatemala //Hacienda //
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494. (Guatemala): Lot of Two Hacienda tokens. Nice lot of two scarce hacienda tokens: "2 + 4", with the '+' in petal shaped mark, Brunk Etc-40, bold XF mark on AU 1871 centavo. And "L", "B", "R" on reverse, "&" Brunk R-32, on obverse of XF 1871 centavo. Two pieces, scarce. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo p.325
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ireland/Celtic //
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495. (Ireland): "Manwaring". Bold XF mark on AG 1805 Irish Penny. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ireland/Celtic //Knife/knives/cutlery //
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496. (Ireland): James McMahon, Dublin Cutler. James McMahon was a cutler from 1842 to 1850, and located at this address 1846-48. "McMahon/Dublin", "Cutler", "Pill Lane", mostly bold VF/XF marks on G/VG Ireland 1820 Penny token. Rare. Only three known, this variety unique! DH-41/42, Seaby 26 host token. $150.00-175.00+
COMMENT: ex-Maurice Gould. Photo: Rulau US Trade Tokens. 1987 Brunk Plate.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Indonesia //
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497. (Java): Sumenep's 'Madura Star.'. Apparently an issue of the port of Sumenep on the island of Madura, off the northeast coast of Java. In the auction of Fred Pridmore's collection, it was noted that he purchased an 1813 Java Rupee with such a countermark in Singapore in 1951. The countermark often is attributed to Paku Nata Ningrat (1812-1854), but the status of this particular piece is uncertain. The countermark consists of three crossing lines in a shield-shaped oval indentation on a 1766 Java rupee (KM-175). Such coins were issued in 0.833 silver, and this one looked "bad enough" that it was scratched numerous times to see if it was plated. The countermark (KM-191.3) is VF. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Jersey //
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498. (Jersey Channel Islands): C.P. Herrick. One of only a handful of countermarks known on Channel Islands coins. "C.P. Herrick", bold VF/XF on obv. and rev. of VG 1844 Jersey 1/26 Shilling. Unique. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Mexico //Mexico //
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499. (Mexico,Huarachita): Moneda de Huarachita, ca. 1870. This "M. D. H." in ornamental rectangle countermark is a municipal issue, and means "Moneda de Huarachita" (Romero de Terreros 1955: 13). Utberg H8/11. Not in Rulau. About twenty-five examples are known, with all identifiable coins being Jalisco quarter reals. Coin 27 mm, bronze, fair. Countermark is 14 mm x 8 mm. Fine. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Mexico //Hacienda //

500. (Mexico): "Sauces." Bar Punch. 'Sauces' means 'Willows', a hacienda token from Zacatecas. Toothed border rectangular punch, struck twice at overlapping right angles, bold XF mark on Good Zacatecas 1862 1/4 real. Probably a hacienda token. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk first edition photo p.334
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Mexico //Hacienda //
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501. (Mexico): R-C & Monogram Hacienda Token. Interesting mark: "R", monogram in bar punch, "C" all bold XF marks on AG 1862 Potosi 1/4 real. See photo in Brunk page 146. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: 2003 Brunk Color Cover Photo. 1987 Brunk Plate. Brunk photo first edition p.334.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Mexico //Hacienda //

502. (Mexico): Choice Lot of Hacienda Countermarks. Five different hacienda marks, many with intertwined letters. 1) "J.D.V" in oval bar punch with wreath, on Chihuahua 1/4 Real, Brunk Merchant C/M photo; Rulau 1992, page 53. 2) "CA" (Brunk A-23) over "AM" (Brunk M-36) unusual overstamped c/m, in toothed bar punch, on cast copy of 1/4 real. 3) "TPJ"? on Jalisco 1/4 Real. 4) "M.S." in floral wreath bar punch, and "V" on 1860 1/4 real. 5) Complicated monogram on small coin. Countermarks VF-XF, on mostly AG coins. Nice lot! $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Netherlands //Nazi (Germany) //
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503. Netherlands Resistance Countermark, 1942. "O Z O" countermark on 1942 Netherlands zinc ten cents (KM-173). A similar countermark was described in a Hans Schulman auction: "1 C. 1941, counterstamped with "OZO" (Oranje zal overwinnen = Netherlands will win) during World War II, by the 'Resistance' Very rare." This is only the second piece traced. If anyone should have been an expert on these it was Hans Schulman, whose cousin ran the famous auction house in Amsterdam, and was killed by the Nazis in the Second World War. Coin F-VF. Countermark strong VF, probably made from three separate letter punches in the way that "IRA" and "UDF" countermarks were stamped on Irish coins in Ulster. Rare. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Turkey //
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504. Ottoman Empire: Tripolis, ca. 1880. This octagonal countermark reads "Tripolis" in Turkish. Wilski (A-18-01) argues it is from the modern town of Tirebolu on the Black Sea coast of Turkey. Coin is a 31 mm bronze Turkish twenty para of Abdul Aziz (1861- 1876), year six. Coin is Fine, slightly bent. Countermark 8 mm x 6 mm, VF, but a bit weak on the bottom. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ottoman Empire //Turkey //Greece //
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505. (Ottoman Empire): Crude "A". Unusual c/m, a crude "A" with inner marks and devices. Issued by a local Greek community. Very bold XF mark on VG 10 para 1255 AH, year 19. $30.00-40.00+
COMMENT: See Brunk first edition p.337.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ottoman Empire //Greece //
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506. (Ottoman Empire): Double Stamped Circular bar punch. Toughra of Ottoman Sultan in circle over crude 'A', in circular VF punch, on VG 10 para 1255, Year 19, C-284, Island of Thasos. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: See Brunk first edition p.337.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Ottoman Empire //Turkey //
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507. (Ottoman Empire): Double Stamped 40 Para. Two countermarks of the town of Pilmar on the island of Mytilene. "Delta Pi" in Greek and "Pilmar 308" in Turkish for year 1308AH (1890 AD). Demey 564. On VG AH 1255 regal year 20, 40 para, Craig 286. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Russia //Jeton/Jetton //
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508. (Russia): Cyrillic Merchant Mark. close to "M.N.A.", 'N' backwards, and "A." overstruck, see on-line picture. Bold VF marks on 1838 English jeton. Scarce. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Russia //
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509. (Russia): "F" merchant mark. Interesting "F" in circle, on Good 1707 Russian half kopeck copper. Countermarks on Russian coins are rare! $75.00-150.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Scotland //
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510. (Scotland): Adelphi Cotton Works, Deanston. Also known as the Deanston Cotton Works, built in 1785 and offered for sale in 1794. See long writeup in Brunk. "Adelphi/(cotton sack)/Cotton Work", single large circular mark with background, a mostly VF mark, partially weak at bottom, on AG Irish George II halfpenny. $200.00-250.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Spain //Political: Non-US //
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511. (Spain): Amnesty for Socialists Political Mark. Interesting Socialist Youth political mark: "| Amnistia |/J. (star) S.", first line curved, bold XF mark on AG/slick 1870 Spanish 5 centavos. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: Listed in Rulau, Tokens of Spain.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Trinidad //Barber/Haircut/Shave/Shaving //
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512. (Trinidad): Francois Declos, Port of Spain. Declos was a local barber who issued many coins stamped with his initials when the island faced a coinage shortage. Many of these 'F.D' pieces known today are contemporary forgeries, as the mark doubled the value of the coin! The practice of countermarking was made illegal in 1884, and Declos ended up paying for many more than he had stamped! Well known West Indies countermark. "F D", very bold XF mark, on AG Victoria halfpenny $200.00-250.00+
COMMENT: Listed in new KM p.1162.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Trinidad //Copy of coin //Lead //West Indies //
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513. Trinidad Countermark. Lead copy of octagonal center plug of eight reales countermarked "T" by Trinidad in 1811. Center part of shield visible on reverse. There is a very small countermark "FAC" on the reverse. Not a bad copy. Origin unknown. About F/VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada //Wales //
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514. (Wales): J. Cock, Grocer, Swansea. The only merchant mark from Wales! "J. Cock/Grocer/Swansea", first/last lines curved, bold VF marks on AG/slick Cartwheel Penny, small spot center. This variety UNIQUE, 4 total known. $75.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Seated US Coinage: 5/10/20/25/50c/$1 //Copy of coin //Miniature Coins (Spiel Marke) //Game Counters (U.S.) //
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515. Rare Miniature Twenty Cents, ca. 1878. Stars around seated liberty, "Counter" below / "Imitation L. Chr. Lauer Twenty Cents" around Eagle. Nice copy of twenty cent piece. Rare type as virtually all other miniatures are of European coins, and this was not in the extensive Fuld collection purchased by Brunk. By the mid-nineteenth century, enough advancements had been made that it had become possible to mint highly detailed medals. So a number of European die sinking firms started making exceedingly small, miniature medals to advertise their services. They soon discovered that making miniature coins was even better as people could compare them with real coins then in circulation to see the quality of the work. Such miniature coins became popular as souvenirs, and were minted by private European mints for the next century. Individual pieces can be dated by the type of coin that they imitate. Dark VF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //

516. Low 33. Choice Brown XF, nice even color, Nice! $65.00-75.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //

517. Low 38. CHOICE Brown VF/XF, NICE even brown color. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //

518. Low 44 I Take The Responsibility. CHOICE BROWN AU-Unc, NICE Glossy Brown, lustrous and nice even color. NICE! $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //
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519. Unlisted Hard Times Token Variety, 1841. "Mint Drop" Rulau-64 (Low-68) Hard Times token dated 1841 obverse and 1837 reverse. Unlisted variety struck with filled die so only "3" is clearly visible of "1837" with "18" very weak and "7" totally gone! Dirty Fine. $100.00-250.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //
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520. Unlisted Hard Times Token Variety, 1841. "Mint Drop" Rulau-64 (Low-68) hard times token dated 1841 obverse and 1837 reverse. Unlisted variety struck with filled die so the date is "184" with the "1" almost totally gone! About Fine $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: HTT: Political Hard Times Tokens //

521. Group of Hard Times Tokens. Seven different hard times tokens. Rulau 57, 67, 68, 69, 111, 155, 293 (Low numbers 44, 46, 48, 67, 97, 104, 111). About cull-VG. $25.00-35.00+

522. Fountain Blacking Mule. UNKNOWN RULAU number! Eagle obverse & reverse. Wright 1418. Brass, Choice Bright AU. $35.00-50.00+

523. PA PHL-80 Philadelphia Record. Birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Building, Independence Hall. Whitehead & Hoag, Gilt Brass, choice AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: Non-US/Canada // State of RI Rhode Island //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Billiard/Pool/Bagatelle //

524. RI Providence: A.A. Plastridge, ca. 1870. "What Cheer Bagatelle Tables", early billiard token. White-metal. Choice GEM Bright Unc. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //Slave/Slavery //Satirical/Humorous //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //

525. NL-Y3C Financial Panic of 1837, SLAVE POWER Civil War Token, ca. 1863. "Contrahendo et Solvendo/2/S.P.", reverse "Suspender Buttons 1837 1857". Rulau states "S.P." is "Slave Power", and the dates refer to the financial panics of 1837 and 1857. And the 'suspender buttons' refer to either an embarrassment (if your suspenders fail) or a strength (since the buttons hold up your pants). Interesting political Civil War token, satirical, and Slave related! Brass, Choice Unc. $100.00-125.00+

526. N-L Y3E Interesting SLAVE POWER Civil War Token, 1863. Rulau lists as a Non-Local: "Contrahendo et Solvendo/2/S.P.", where "S.P." is "Slave Power", reverse "Thursday/1863". The Emancipation Proclamation was signed on Jan. 1, 1863, a Thursday. Bowers translates the Latin to "I pull together and loosen up", an apparent reference to suspenders (see previous lot). Interesting probably satirical item, a political piece, and a Civil War token! Brass, choice AU. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Civil War Tokens--Patriotic //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //Anti-Slavery //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Slave/Slavery //
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527. Emancipation Proclamation Civil War Token, 1863. Rulau devotes half a page to discussing this interesting Civil War token (Y-3E pages 321-322), which refers to the Emancipation Proclamation. Brass, small cent size. "Tuesday 1863" / "Contrahendo et Solvendo 2 S. P." See Rulau for a full discussion of the reverse phrases SP = Slave Power, etc. Unc, minor toning. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //

528. US Constitution Centennial Medals, 1887. Two Centennial of the Federal Constitution medals. Odd design. "Adoption of the Federal" and then "Constitution" consists of ten stones forming an arch, "Sept 17, 1787" / "Centennial Celebration 1887" around Independence Hall. Rulau Ph-1, page 791. 21 mm, brass or gilt brass, one holed for suspension, Bright XF+. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Maverick Tokens (no location given) //

529. MV 303 o, 1874. Probably identifiable token with merchant name and "Established May 3rd 1874", reverse "Commercial Business Exchange From Ocean to Ocean 65 Offices". With such a large business, it should be easy to track down. Brass, nice XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Anniversary Pinbacks (not tokens) //Agricultural //
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530. Mixed Lot of Maverick Centennials, etc. Souvenir Badge, County Fair; 4th of July badge; National Agriculture 2-part badge, top name-engraved, nice, unevenly toned; LaRochelle 1909 badge. Lot of 4, about VF-AU. $25.00-30.00+
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531. WI 410B-1d R10 UNIQUE COPPER-NICKEL. GEM PROOF, FANTASTIC and exceptionally CHOICE, Bright, Lustrous, no spots or problems. FULLY GEM. $1000.00-2000.00+
COMMENT: ex-World Exonumia 1999 sale, lot 454, ex-Hartzog WI CWT collection, ex-Watson, ex-Fuld.
CrossRef: Countermarked Coins: US Merchant //Civil War Tokens--Storecards //CWT: By State: //
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532. Unlisted Civil War Storecard Countermark. "H. D. B." over "5" and a line from a prepared punch. This is the second known example, both appearing on 1858 flying eagle cents. Apparently the countermark turned the pieces into nickels, and these pieces are unlisted Civil War tokens. Obviously a bit difficult to research! 1858, small letters cent, bold XF mark on G/VG cent. Rare! $400.00-500.00+
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533. 508-510B Unlisted Breckenridge CWT Mule in Brass. Unlisted die pairing of Breckenridge. NCS certified/slabbed genuine. Brass, top hole as made, nice lightly toned Unc. RARE! $1500.00-2000.00+
CrossRef: Civil War Tokens--Patriotic //
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534. 509-509A UNLISTED John Bell MULE. Interesting unlisted mule of the two John Bell dies, Wealth of the South. NGC Slabbed AU 58. NOT holed. BRASS. Rotated die. $1000.00-1500.00+
CrossRef: Civil War Tokens--Patriotic //
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535. 511-514 Wealth of The South. Brass, not holed. NGC slabbed MS-62. Nicely toned. $500.00-750.00+
CrossRef: AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //

536. Ancient Order of United Workmen Grand Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Ribbon hanger with "C. H. P." from which is hanging a brass Bible, and a blue ribbon. Attached to its bottom is a bar "Member Grand Lodge" and below that is a 53 mm, brass medal AOUW shield, anchor, and motto. 5.25 inches. XF, detached from lower ribbon. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //

537. Ancient Order of United Workmen Grand Lodge Medal, ca. 1900. AOUW shield, anchor, and motto. In the upper right portion of the shield has been attached a multi-masted schooner, which is the symbol of the state for which this medal was issued. 51 mm, gilt bronze. Nice. AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //

538. Ancient Order of United Workmen. Two enameled gilt shells, enameled blue belt around relief anchor and shield in red, white and blue "AOUW" / Similar, but entirely gold without enameled belt. 30 mm, integral loop. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //Watch Fobs //
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539. Ancient Order of United Workmen Watchfob. Wreath around circle of white enamel containing red and blue enameled anchor and shield "AOUW" / Wreath with center blank for engraving. 25 mm, integral loop. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Billiken //Jester, Royal Order of //Swastika - good luck //
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540. Billiken Holding Swastika Shriners Past Director Badge. Three-part badge. "Raleigh E. Andrie" engraved on hanger reading "Past" from which is suspended another hanger reading "Director" and below that is a 35 mm medal "Royal Order of Jesters Mirth is King" around Billiken holding enameled swastika and on feet is enameled "14" All this is suspended by a very long purple ribbon. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Eagles FOE Fraternal Order of Eagles //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Celluloid - cello //
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541. Eagles Fraternal Badge, ca. 1900. Shaking hands on hanger, with "member" bar suspended below, and Eagle on gilt bronze wreath around multi-colored "FOE" and eagle celluloid. 4.5 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Elks - BPOE //
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542. Large Elks Badge, ca. 1915. Gilt bronze "District Deputy G.E.R." (Grand Exhalted Ruler) badge from which is suspended 45 mm, high relief medal elk's head "B.P.O.E.", Robins Co, XF.
CrossRef: Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //Agricultural //Other Fraternal Issuers //

543. Farmers Union Enameled Pin, ca. 1900. Blue, green and pink enameled pin. "Farmers Educational and Co-Operative Union of America" around plow, rake and hoe. By St. Louis Button Co. 17mm. Made for insertion in button hole, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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544. Engraved Forester Multi-Part Badge, ca. 1900. Eagle seated on oval bar, which is hand engraved "Roy Jackman" From it is suspended a small, red enameled circular monogram. Also suspended is a second bar, from which hangs impressive Forester symbolism, consisting of wreath on which is a 5-pointed star, enameled in red, white and blue with stag head in center, high relief. Very nice. 3.5 inches. XF+. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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545. Generic Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon with metallic fringe. Large hanger "I.O.O.F." eye and rings in gold from which is suspended small white ribbon with laid on crossed red, white and blue flags from which is suspended multi-colored celluloid in brass circle "Independent Order of Odd Fellows" rings and eye. Reverse is silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 5.5 inches, XF.
CrossRef: IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //

546. Two Vintage Odd Fellows Celluloid Buttons, ca. 1900. Two different Odd Fellows rings over eye celluloid pinbacks, both with paper inserts. Multi-colored, 33 mm. two pieces, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Canada Badges/Ribbons //Stickpin //British Columbia //
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547. Canada. British Columbia Odd Fellows Stickpin, ca. 1900. Red, Green and White enameled B.C. shield "I.O.O.F." 12 mm. Nice. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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548. Vintage Odd Fellow Badge. Brass "Souvenir" bar from which is suspended "Celebration Independent Order Odd Fellows" etc., no city/state. 2.25 inches, Unc. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //
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549. Unusual Odd Fellows Rebekah Medal. Green and pink ribbon bar from which is suspended beehive with Rebekah symbols of dove, etc. / "F L T" around detailed Odd Fellows seal, oath, etc. 40 mm, appears to be silver. Nice medal, XF/AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Knights of Columbus KoC //Columbus: Chistopher Columbus //
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550. Columbus Landing Knights of Columbus: Athletic Medal, ca. 1910. Columbus landing medal unlisted by Rulau. "Judge at Finish" hand engraved on top gilt bronze hanger from which is suspended medal by yellow and white ribbon. Columbus and conquistadors holding flags and weapons, "K of C A A" By Dunns, NY. Hanger and medal (32 mm) are gilt bronze. 3.25 inches. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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551. Knights of the Maccabees Veteran Medal of Merit Award, ca. 1900. "KOTM U. R." on bronze hanger, from which is suspended "Veteran" bar, from which is suspended 38 mm bronze medal. "Loyalty Faithfulness" around crossed swords over Maccabee tent, rev: "Presented by the Supreme Division Uniform Rank Knights of the Maccabees of the World for Faithfulness and Merit" By Childs. 3.25 inches. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Celluloid - cello //
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552. Five Knights of the Maccabees Multi-Part Lodge Badges, ca. 1900. Knights of the Maccabee badges that picture an elaborate temple, but do not identify it. (Perceptive bidders may be able to tell where it is from). Hanger with "K.O.T.M." and Maccabees tent, from which hangs wreath within which is the Maccabees motto, and in center is celluloid button showing a four-story, five domed temple, mostly in gold on silver background. 4 inches, five pieces, one with caduceus hanger. About VF/XF, one pin broken. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Knights of the Maccabees KoM //

553. Set of Knights of the Maccabees Multi-Part Lodge Badges, ca. 1900. Set of three Knights of the Maccabees badges that picture an elaborate temple, but do not identify it. (Perceptive bidders should be able to tell where these are from). Hanger with Maccabee tent and logo from which hangs wreath within which is "The Maccabees" and multi-colored temple. Also from the hanger is either suspended crossed swords or bugle. 4 inches, three pieces, XF.
CrossRef: Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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554. Incredible Hand Engraved Badge of the National Commander of the Maccabees, 1901. Hand engraved, two-part, heavy gilt badge. "Chas H. Tuthill P. C." engraved on top banner, from which is hung by two chains a circular globe marked with latitude and longitude lines, on which is "K O T M National Tent No. 1 Astra Castra Numen Lumen" In center is an engraved Maccabee tent with a hand pointing upward. Reverse is engraved "Commander Jan 1 to June 30 1901" 2 1/2 inches in length, heavy gilt. As made. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Knights of the Maccabees KoM //
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555. Knights of the Maccabees Past Commander Badge. Black, white, and green enameled tent and "The Macabees" on scroll and wreath hanger, from which is suspended ten-pointed star, in center is red, blue and white enameled "Past Commander The Maccabees" around Tent. Nice, gilt, 2.5 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Knights of Pythias KoP //

556. Two Knights of Pythias Heavy Badges, ca. 1874. Gilt brass hanger with place for engraving name, from which is suspended a large triangle of nickel-silver, 3 inches each side. On the triangle are attached the gilt brass letters "F" and "C" and "B" and large gilt brass oval "Knights of Pythias above plumed helmet over crossed axes and shield. 4 inches. Reverse is hallmarked "Copy Right 1874 S. S. Davis S. C. Supreme Lodge F. B. C." Second badge the same, but a bit smaller in size. Lot of two, both nice XF. Impressive pieces! $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Knights of Pythias KoP //Watch Fobs //
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557. Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias Gilt Mechanical Watch Chain Attachment, ca. 1900. Eagle sitting on helmet with face plate that opens. This is attached to a Maltese cross enameled in black, yellow, red, and blue "Knights of Pythias and "FCB" Reverse is Maltese cross in black enamel, with center being gold octagon with enameled white lily in center (part of enamel worm off), around is "H P U R" and ornamentation in black enamel. One of the most impressive types of American fraternal items! 1 1/3 inches, heavy gilt, loop at top. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Ku Klux Klan KKK //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

558. Booklet: "Ku Klux Klan Tokens", 1977. By Research Associates, 20 pages, photos, price guide. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Luxembourg-American //Nazi (Germany) //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //Kings/Queens Non-England/France //
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559. Luxembourg. Nazi Liberation and Portrait of Charlotte Medal, 1945. Large medal for the Nazi liberation. High relief bust of Grand Duchess Charlotte (1919-1964) / Legend in oak wreath regarding Nazi occupation of 1940-1945. By Claus Cito. 70 mm, bronze. Choice XF. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Masonic: Shrine //
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560. Shriners Enameled Fez, ca. 1900. Medal in the shape of a fez enameled in red, white and black, with star and half-moon with small "T" suspended from scimitar in center of fez. 25 mm, brass, with integral loop.
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

561. Thirty-Second Degree Mason Lapel Pin, 1903. Pink enameled cross, with "AASR Nov '03" in arms, "32" on green enameled triangle in center. 12 mm, screwback. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

562. Jeweled Masonic Lapel Pin, ca. 1910. Small scimitar from which is suspended white crescent with Egyptian head in center, below is a star with red garnet. 16 mm, screwback. XF $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Medals //Masonic: Other (Glass, Souvenirs, etc.) //Ku Klux Klan KKK //Military: Confederate related //
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563. Large Masonic Medallion for Dedication of AASR Southern Temple, 1915. Large 4x2" by 3.5 mm rectangular bronze medal. "1801 1915" to Commemorate the Dedication of the House of the Temple Supreme Council A and ASR of Free Masonry of the Southern District of the Southern Jurisdiction USA Oct. 18, 1915", the temple, and four medallions of past grand commanders, including Albert Pike (who was a Confederate Brigdier General and KKK leader) / Two torches and 33 line list of 33rd degree Masons of the Southern Jurisdiction. XF, minor wear. $50.00-75.00+
COMMENT: See lot 1154 regarding Pike, KKK leader.
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins // State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Shrine //
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564. MI Shriner Imperial Council Badges, 1937. Three badges. Large brass name bar "Detroit 1937" and Detroit temple above "63rd Imperial Council" and Shriner symbols from which is suspended red, yellow and green ribbon with gold letters "Committee" 3.75 inches. Three pieces in lot, about XF/AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Shrine //
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565. Neat Shriners Camel and Scimitar Badge. Three-dimensional bronze camel suspended from scimitar. 40 mm, XF, $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Shrine //

566. Shriners Past Potentate Tie Clip. Gilt bronze enameled red, white and blue "Past Potentate" and fez on gavel. 1.75 inches.
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

567. Sixty Years a Mason Lapel Pin. Compass and Square, "G" in center, with "60 Years a Mason" below in blue enamel. 11 mm, screwback. XF $20.00-25.00+
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568. New England Fat Men's Club Ribbon. Brass name badge from which is suspended blue ribbon with gold letters "Membership Committee New England Fat Men's Club" 6 inches, AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Numismatists //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

569. Patron Saint of Numismatists Medal, 1974. Hexagonal Medal of St. Eligius (588-639), patron of goldsmiths and numismatists. Eligius was the mintmaster of the Merovingian mint of Paris. "Sanctus Eligius" around Eligius seated before table, engraving coin die / "Patronus Numismatae" around reproduction of a Merovingian coin of Clotaire II (524-628) on which is Eligius' mark. By the Van Brook Mint of Lexington, Kentucky, in 1974. 40 mm, yellow-bronze patina. AU-BU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Patrons of Husbandry/Grange - P of H //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //
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570. Grange Shield Lapel Badge, ca. 1900. Gilt bronze shield for Patrons of Husbandry, sheaf of wheat "P of H" and plow, all incuse. Has an interesting, rustic character. Perhaps made locally. Pinback. 18 mm by 15 mm. Neat. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Red Men: Improved Order of Red Men IOORM //Indians/American Native Indians //

571. Red Men Member's Medal, ca. 1900. "T.O.T.E." above wreath around Native American in Plains Indian chief's headdress / "Improved Order of Red Men Member of Tribe No" and places to engrave information. 34 mm, gilt bronze, holed for suspension. Bright XF, some toning/spotting.
CrossRef: Sage //Numismatists // State of NY New York //
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572. Sage: Early Numismatist Medal. "Henry Bogert" around Bogert's bust / "A. B. Sage's Numismatic Gallery No. 2". Bogert was a New York City printer and early numismatist, whose collection was auctioned by Bangs, Merwin & Co. in 1859. He was immortalized in this medal not so much for his numismatic abilities as for being Sage's business associate! 30 mm, copper. Toned brown XF, reverse spot. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Salvation Army //Celluloid - cello //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

573. Photographic Memorial Badge for the Funeral of William Booth, Founder of the Salvation Army, 1912. "Farewell" on hanger from which is suspended two red ribbons "Our Beloved General," and in the center is a photograph of William Booth in roped brass frame. On the back of the ribbons are two cardboard advertisements reading in part, "The Sommer Badge M'f'g Co... Badges, Banners, Buttons, &c... Newark, N. J., Send Postal Card When in Need of Anything in Our Line." XF. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Sons of American Revolution //Liberty Bell //
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574. Sons of the American Revolution Award Medal, ca. 1889. Thick, uniface medal with loop and large ring. Reverse is blank for engraving. "The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution" around "1776" Liberty bell, and Minute Man, one hand holding rifle and the other resting on plow. "Organized April 30, 1889" 44 mm, 3.5 mm thick bronze. Unc. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Sons of American Revolution //Washington, George Washington //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //Military: World War I //Military: WWI/WWII City/State Awards //

575. Sons of the American Revolution First World War Service Medal, 1919. "1776 1783 1917 1919" around wreathed Maltese cross with George Washington bust in center / Wreath around "Presented to Compatriot by the Sons of the American Revolution for Service in World War" (blank). Rulau (Washington) D-678, page 255. 32 mm, bronze with loop. XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //US Mint Medals in general //Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson //Indian Peace Medals //
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576. Historic and Important Jefferson SILVER Shell Indian Peace Medal, 1801. Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace Medal, a Silver Shell. Julian IP-4, Belden 17, Prucha 39b, 39.56gm, 55mm wide. With original top loop (found separately and replaced), excavated on private property some years ago and new to the market. Probably one of the medals presented by Lewis and Clark on their expedition. The Jefferson silver medals have long been widely collected and appreciated as the finest work of the new US Mint in the Indian Peace medal series. They were fashioned by striking thin silver medals from dies made by John Reich, then paired together with a German-silver band or collar around the rim. Joseph Richardson Jr., Mint assayer and silversmith would have done the work to produce these important medals for presentation to Indian Chiefs, at the time of treaty signing and by Lewis and Clark as important gifts to symbolize the peaceful intentions of the expedition. Lewis and Clark carried three of the large Jefferson medals, 13 of the middle, and either 15 or 16 of this, the smallest sized Jefferson medal (accounts are not fully clear), as well as 55 of the Washington Seasons peace medals. Interestingly, Gunselman and Sprague, in an account of the discovery of one of these Jefferson medals in an Indian grave in 1964, account for the dispersal of each sized medal by the expedition, by date. They also report there were minor differences in the outer edge of the Jefferson medals, and in the type of top loop. Traditionally the Jefferson Peace medals as silver shells have been explained by the report that the Mint did not have presses large enough to stamp them as solid medals at that time. The silver shells were placed back to back with a German silver band holding the two halves, with the attachment of a pillar and ring at the top. Little known by most numismatists is the variation in the attachment of the pillar, fob and ring. The type of top loop and alignment of the loop are inconsistent on known examples, indicating hand finishing, repairs or different lots. This example, when excavated, was found nearby the pillar and ring, and were reunited by the finder with glue. Many of the known examples of these medals are found missing the pillar and have been punched with a hole, for a ring or string. There are three basic tops, a pillar and ring such as on this example, and heavy and light top rings, attached either parallel to or at a right angle to the medal. Sprague reports "...a strong relationship, not necessarily one to one, between medals with the square pillar and the medals carried by Lewis and Clark", and "Those medals, for which there is strong evidence for a genuine American Indian context, show a strong tendency to be of the heavy, square pillar type". That, and the reported location of this find, indicate strongly this is one of the Lewis and Clark examples, an important historical find. At this late date it is not possible to point to a specific Indian who got this, unfortunately! And, while Julian reports that the late Byron Johnson stated at least one of the Jefferson shell medals was excavated with a wooden core, none are currently known with any material inside the silver shells. This example has the well machined pillar, however as noted above, the original alignment may have been different. Julian pictures the two smaller sized medals without any loop or pillar. Belden pictures the large size medal with a similar shaped pillar to this, but slightly larger. Prucha pictures the 105 and 55mm sizes with a simple loop. The ANS specimen of the 103mm example (1923.52.11) shows a similar pillar and loop to this example, while the ANS 54.5mm example has only a simple loop. One of the most important of all Indian Peace medals, the Jefferson is the first struck medal in the Mint series, and is in the rare shell format. Probably awarded to an Indian by Lewis and Clark in their expedition. Under Jefferson, the United States grew by its largest purchase, and these medals played an important part as gifts to Indians in the new territory. They were highly prized by the recipients, handed down through generations, or buried with the owners. Peace medals were a badge of honor to the Indians, and a sign to all that the wearer was a friend to the Americans. This medal was excavated on private property many years ago and was cleaned and brushed, and is now toning nicely to a rich, golden tan. Very choice and excellent Extremely Fine with just some minor wear. A small rim ding obverse above "T" in "The", and two trivial rim dings reverse at the right hand, and at "I" will serve to identify this example to future researchers. Some minor scratches to the right of Jefferson's head. With some very mild surface dents, as are very usual to these thin shell medals. The joined edges of the rim meet 3mm to the left of the center of the pillar. This has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, the only recommended authenticator of Peace medals (1844151-001). $40000.00-45000.00+
COMMENT: Gunselman and Sprague also list all then-known examples of all three sizes of the Jefferson medal in collections, with just three examples of this 55mm size with the same pillar: Nex Perce National Historical Park, American Museum of Natural History, Oklahoma Historical Society. Other medals are reported, but not with the pillar and ring.
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //Indian Peace Medals //

577. SILVER John Adams Indian Peace Medal, 1797. By Moritz Furst. None were specifically struck for Indians in any metal. However, Belden states at least one "...shows evidence of wear, and was probably given to some Indian". Apparently all were struck after 1846, as the reverse die was made then. Struck with Type I reverse, probably struck late 19th century. Silver, 51.05mm, 2.8mm thick, original top hole for suspension, 69.12gr, 10.47 specific gravity (RVC). Lightly toned VF/XF, some light scratches in fields, minor damage above bust. Original matte finish, polished. $5000.00-7500.00+
COMMENT: None in Garrett, Dreyfuss or Schenkel. Ex-World Exonumia 1999 sale, lot 1051, $1980.
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //Indian Peace Medals //

578. IP-44 James A. Garfield Oval Silver Indian Peace Medal, 1881. By Charles Barber and George Morgan. Very rare silver oval Indian Peace Medal. One of four similar silver oval IP medals in this sale, all from the World Exonumia 1991 sale, where they first appeared on the numismatic market. Obverse bust left, legend around "James A. Garfield President of the United States 1881". Reverse scene of a farmer showing an Indian Chief the benefits of civilization, with wreath encircling a crossed peace pipe and tomahawk. The Arthur medal in Beldon has a similar top loop, although it appears to be somewhat smaller than the loops on these medals. Noted authority John J. Ford Jr. examined these silver medals in 1991 and suggested they were struck on cast planchets. It was common practice to cast planchets when small quantities were needed, rather than going through the lengthy process of rolling ingots out into strips. These oval IP medals show signs of double striking, with all having pronounced high wire rims. Wire rims are rarely if ever seen on silver medals for presentation to Indians, as the rim would quickly be damaged. Consequently these were undoubtedly struck for a collector. It is quite interesting to note that no other similar pieces have shown up in the past century. All four are struck from the new reverse die without the date "1877", which was made in 1879. The similar fabric of these four pieces does create a mystery! While these ovals appear to be struck about the same time, Ford suggested they were probably struck around 1890-95. SILVER, 59.4x75.6mm oval, 6.5 to 7.4 thick, 195.80gr, 10.38 specific gravity (RVC). Heavy loop soldered on top perpendicular. Belden 59. Choice XF, lightly toned, very slight wear on high points, matte fields. Almost complete wire edge obv and rev, high and pronounced obv 3/4. All the these ovals have a faint, thin "S" in the field between the chimney and settler's head. $5000.00-10000.00+
COMMENT: ex-Dr. William C. Bridge of Elgin, IL, ex-World Exonumia 1991 auction, ex-Private Collection. Specific gravities done by Dr. F. Duane Ingram, of Rock Valley College (RVC).
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //Indian Peace Medals //

579. IP-45 Chester A. Arthur Oval Silver Indian Peace Medal, 1881. By C.E. Barber. Legend around bust right "Chester A. Arthur President of the United States 1881", same reverse die as Garfield, thin "S". Large top loop attached perpendicular to top of medal. Belden 60. Choice XF, lightly toned, slight cabinet rub on high points. Almost complete high wire edge. Traces of obverse die rust, some micro-holes as if struck from a cast planchet. Silver, 59.5x76mm oval, 6.9mm thick, 196.60gr, 10.41 specific gravity (RVC). $5000.00-10000.00+
COMMENT: ex-Bridges, ex-WE 1991 sale, ex-Private Collection. Extremely rare, probably unique! Only one known original silver, sold in Dreyfuss for $16,000. Ford stated "Cast Planchet" for this specimen.
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //Indian Peace Medals //

580. IP-46 Grover Cleveland Oval Silver Indian Peace Medal, 1885. By Charles Barber and George Morgan. Similar to previous, legend around bust right "Grover Cleveland President U.S.A. 1885", same reverse die, with thin "S". Almost complete wire rim, pronounced obverse-left, complete on reverse. Silver, 59.4x75.5mm oval, 6.3 to 7.5mm thick, 193.98gr, 10.39 specific gravity (RVC), top hole. Belden 61. Choice XF, lightly toned. $5000.00-10000.00+
COMMENT: ex-Bridges, ex-WE 1991 sale, ex-Private Collection. Extremely rare, probably unique! Ford stated "Probably on rolled planchet."
CrossRef: US Mint Indian Peace Medals //Indian Peace Medals //

581. IP-47 Benjamin Harrison Oval Silver Indian Peace Medal, 1889. By Charles Barber and George Morgan. Similar to previous legend around bust left "Benjamin Harrison President U.S.A. 1889", same reverse with "S". Almost complete wire rim, pronounced obverse right, reverse top. Light reverse die rust, heavy silver oxide. With heavy top loop perpendicular to medal, smallest loop of the four medals. Silver, 59.4x75.5mm oval, 5.7 to 6.6mm thick, 193.75gr, 10.40 specific gravity (RVC). Belden62. Choice XF, lightly toned. $5000.00-10000.00+
COMMENT: ex-Bridges, ex-WE 1991 sale, ex-Private Collection. Extremely rare, probably unique! Julian states none of the Harrison pieces was issued in silver or bronze to Indians, all were made and sold to collectors. Ford stated "Rolled planchet".
CrossRef: Woodmen of the World //

582. Woodmen Brazen Coins, ca. 1900. Two brazen coins. "Modern Woodmen of America" around shield / "Brazen Coin" crossed axes and either "$1000" or "$2000" 32 mm, copper. Two pieces, VF & Unc. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: Woodmen of the World //

583. Woodmen Pennies, ca. 1900. Four copper or brass Woodmen pennies. Sun, scales "One Penny" / Wreathed bird, log and axe, etc. 27 mm. Four pieces, about VF/XF.
CrossRef: Woodmen of the World //
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584. Oversized Woodmen's Lodge Badge, ca. 1915. Crossed axes on log hanger from which is suspended very large, 55 mm aluminum medal. Wreath "Dum Tacet Clamat" around Woodmen symbols. XF, toned. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Woodmen of the World // State of SD South Dakota //Celluloid - cello //
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585. SD Impressive Redfield Woodmen's Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1920. Two-sided large ribbon with metallic fringe. Red, white and green with silver letters "Redfield Camp No. 2070 M.W. of A. Redfield, South Dakota" and in center celluloid "Modern Woodmen of America" around yellow, red and black shield. Reverse silver on black. 8 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Woodmen of the World //

586. Group of Woodmen Medals. Seven round, one oval Woodmen medals. Two coin tests. Six medals with Woodmen busts. One dated 1913, one 1914, and two 1940. Eight total. Mostly XF, one poor. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Union //

587. Bricklayers Enameled Union Lapel Pin, ca. 1920. "Int'l Brick Tile & Terra Cotta Workers Alliance Label" around triangle containing "B T T" and clasped hands. White red and blue enameled, old- style lapel pin with large, screw back marked "Natl. Seal & Stp. Workers Baltimore, Registered Union Label" around a shield. Nice XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Railroad //Train/Locomotive //
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588. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers pin, ca. 1890. Red, white and blue enameled, cutout pin. Crescent moon with star below. "GI A to B LE" and "FLCHP" on star, Grand International Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, XF. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //
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589. Cross on Crossed Swords Fraternal Regalia, 1924. Large piece of regalia. Eagle on blue enameled cross emerging from enameled clouds, surrounded by rays and wreath, crossed swords in background. From this is hanging crossed gavels. No indication of organization, but back reads "Copyright 1924 Rose Lipp Regalia Co." 5.5 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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590. Daughters of America Multi-Part Badge, ca. 1910. "L L & P" from which is suspended "Harmony 7 Council" and from red and white ribbon is suspended American eagle above shield on which is "D of A" and Bible. 3.25 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //

591. PDC BIA Enameled Silver Lapel Pin, ca. 1910. Silver pin in shape of ornate shield, enameled light blue on top "PDC" and dark blue on bottom "BIA" Marked "Sterling" by Bastian Bros., Rochester, NY. 20 mm, pinback.
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //Masonic: Pinbacks - celluloid //

592. United Commercial Travelers of America Pinback, ca. 1896. Brown on light yellow photographic pinback. "F. X. Gravel, Grand Counselor U. C. T. of A." around man in business suit, wearing bowtie. XF, but likely had a ribbon at one time. By Whitehead and Hoag. 32 mm, XF.
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Masonic: Medals //
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593. United Commercial Travelers Supreme Council Medal, 1914. Chocolate bronze "Supreme Council" bar with "UCT" monogram. Blue, white and yellow ribbon with worn gold letters "27th Annual Meeting June 26-27, 1914" from which is suspended a 29 mm chocolate bronze medal "The Order of United Commercial Travelers of America Levy Cary Pease" around bust in business suit. By Auld, Columbus, Ohio. XF, but ribbon frayed. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Knights of Pythias KoP //Moose: Loyal Order of Moose LOOM //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //

594. Group of Mint Sample Fraternal Membership Medals. Group of five membership medals for different fraternal organizations, intended as salesmen's samples as they all are the same size and composition with version of "Member of" reverses. 1) Knights of Pythias. 2) Foresters. 3) Moose. 4) Royal Arcanum. 5) Jr. American Mechanics. All 34 mm, appear to be silvered brass, two with reeded edges. Five pieces in lot. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Other Fraternal Issuers //Celluloid - cello //
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595. Lot of Miscellaneous Fraternal Items. Eighteen pieces, including badges, celluloids, pins and medals. Most quite nice, but generic. $10.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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596. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1674, 1877. "Souvenir du pelerinage a Sainte Anne de Beaupre" around the original, small church with one steeple "Fonde en 1600" / "Sainte Anne patronne de la province de Quebec 1877" around seated saint instructing child. LeRoux-1674. Copper, 23 x 14 with integral loop, but unholed! The style of this crudely executed medal is unlike other St. Anne de Beaupre medals. Red AU-uncirculated in terms of wear, but numerous small pits on reverse as a result of badly made planchet, which has caused a number of small spots. Scarce! $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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597. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal Unlisted in LeRoux, 1877. "Pelerinage de piete a Ste Anne de Beaupre" around the original, small church with one steeple, and very small building (a shire?) at its side "Fonde en 1600" / Patronne Sainte Anne du Canada 1877" around seated saint instructing child. "Enregt 1877" around hole on the integral loop (unusual). Unlisted in LeRoux. 29 mm, white metal. Well toned XF with minor discoloration one side. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //

598. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1689, ca. 1880. "Sanctuaire de Sainte Anne de Beaupre" around view of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them, / "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around child standing before seated saint, who is pointing to a passage in a Bible held in her lap. LeRoux-1689. In shape of elaborate cross with medallion in center. 47 mm, silvered white metal with integral loop. Most of silvering remains. Some staining, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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599. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1691, ca. 1880. "Souvenir du Pelerinage de N. D. de Beaupre" around 3/4 side view of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them, 3/4 side view / Ornamental cartouche around "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around saint holding child. LeRoux-1691. 47 mm, brass, with integral loop. Sharp XF/AU, minor spots reverse. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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600. Canada, Quebec. 2 St. Anne Medals LeRoux-1692, ca. 1880. "Eglise de St. Anne de Beaupre" around facing view of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them, 3/4 side view / "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around saint holding child. LeRoux-1692. Two oval medals, both 20 x 25 mm with integral top loops. One brass; other silvered brass with light reverse staining. XF. 2pcs. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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601. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1695, ca. 1880. "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around saint holding child / Six line legend "Souvenir de Ste Anne de Beaupre" Two different size of LeRoux-1695 oval medals. 24 x 18 mm and 19 x 16 mm. Brass, with integral loops. AU. 2pcs. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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602. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1699, ca. 1880. "Sanctuaire de Sainte Anne de Beaupre" around 3/4 sideview of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them (engraved so that the perspective is not quite right) / "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around standing saint holding child. By "S R" in script. Oval medal. LeRoux-1699. 33 x 26 with integral loop. Brass, mostly brown. Choice XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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603. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1699, ca. 1880. "Sanctuaire de Sainte Anne de Beaupre" around 3/4 sideview of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them (engraved so that the perspective is not quite right) / "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around standing saint holding child. By "S R" in script. Oval medal. LeRoux-1699. 33 x 26 with integral loop. Brass. Bright AU, small spots reverse. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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604. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1704, ca. 1880. "Sanctuaire de Sainte Anne de Beaupre" around view of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them / "O bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around saint holding child. LeRoux-1704. In shape of elaborate cross with medallion in center. 47 mm, silvered brass with integral loop. XF/AU. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

605. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal LeRoux-1708, ca. 1880. "O bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around seated saint holding child / "Souvenir de Ste Anne de Beaupre" around view of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them. LeRoux-1708 in shape of elaborate cartouche. 22 mm, silvered white metal. VF-XF with reverse staining. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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606. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medal Unlisted in LeRoux, ca. 1895. Cartouche shaped medal in style of other St. Anne "S R" medals listed by LeRoux, but this piece not listed. "Souvenir de Pelerinage a la bonne Ste Anne" signed "S R" in script below / "Bonne Sainte Anne priez pour nous" around standing saint holding child. 31 x 26 mm, silvered brass, about half of silvering remains. AU. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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607. Canada, Quebec. Two St. Anne Medals, ca. 1900. "Eglise de St. Anne de Beaupre" around 3/4 sideview of church with two prominent steeples, statue of St. Anne on roof between them, 3/4 sideview / "Bonne Ste Anne priez pour nous" around saint holding child. Not in LeRoux and probably early 20th century. Two circular medals with serrated edges. 23 mm and 32 mm, brass with integral loops. Bright AU, a few minor dings in fields. 2pcs. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

608. Canada, Quebec. St. Anne Medals. Group of 6 small St. Anne of Beaupre medals, all with church and standing saint. The smallest may have been missed by LeRoux, and the others are early twentieth century. Two round, two cartouche, all with integral loops. 16 mm to 22 mm. Two silvered brass, one brass, one nickel? and one aluminum. XF-AU, but a couple of weak strikes, which is what makes St. Anne medals hard to accurately describe. A sixth piece of uncertain date, brass, with usual inscription, but ending "P. P. N." and 3/4th bust of saint holding child. 6pcs. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //France //
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609. Canada. Silver French St. Anne Medal. Silver St. Anne medal made in France, more detailed and of different type than the medals made in Canada that are listed here. "Saint Anne de Beaupre P.N.N." half figure of saint in ornate crown, holding crowned and praying child with halo in one hand, and holding up the other hand in benediction / Detailed engraving of church, 1/2 facing from the left side. All other St. Anne medals listed here have the church seen from the right side. Signed "Karo" and "AR" indicating silver. 29 mm, silver with integral loop, with some yellow and blue toning. AU $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //HTT: Merchant Storecard Hard Times Token //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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610. Canada / United States. Ships Colonies Commerce Token, 1839. Canadian "Ships Colonies Commerce" token with sailing ship on reverse with the American flag. Signed "W&B NY" and minted by Wright & Bale of New York City in 1839. Charlton-PE-10E1. So this is a Hard Times era token meant for circulation in Quebec. About Good, probably cleaned long ago. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //Medicine/Medical //
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611. Montreal Maternity Hospital, ca. 1843. Ornate shield center, legend around, founding date of 1843. Toned red Copper, 30mm, uniface. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Game Counters (non-U.S.) //Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //
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612. Canada. Game Counter Showing Cards, ca. 1860. Interesting early counter struck on flan larger than die. Nine cards with ace of hearts in center / Nine cards with king of hearts in center. Br-572. Rulau-Fuld Misc-1. Made in Birmingham, England. Flan 30 mm, bronze, but die noticeably smaller. Choice brown XF. $30.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Drug/Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical //Countermarked Coins: Canada Merchant //
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613. Montreal: Devins & Bolton STRUCK TOKEN. This is a rare escapee from the shipment of newly minted tokens sent from England, which was confiscated by Canadian customs because they were such a close copy of the Canadian large cent. Most were destroyed and only a few remain. "Devins & Bolton/Use/Devins'/Vegetable/Worms/Pastilles/July 1st/1867/Druggists, Montreal"; rev: "Dominion of Canada/(bust left)/Province of Quebec", Choice Most Red AU/Unc. $200.00-225.00+
COMMENT: Brunk paid $95 years ago!
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Numismatists //Quebec //
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614. Canada. Token of the LeRoux Coin Cabinet. Br-585. Dr. Joseph LeRoux (1849-1904) was a Montreal numismatist who published a monthly journal and a number of books on Canadian coins, medals, and tokens in the 1880s and 1890s, including "Le medallieur du Canada," which is cited in a number of other lots. Toned Red AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //College/University/School (not award) //Papal/Vatican/Pope //Quebec //
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615. Canada. University Medal, ca. 1870. "Mater-Tvos Ocvlos ad Nos Converte" around saint, arms spread in benediction toward those kneeling at her feet / Triangular, university shield in center of two line legend in Latin, partly in abbreviations, but also with the name of Pope Pius IX (1846-1878). 30 mm, N-S with integral loop. Unc., toned. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Award (other than listed) //School Award/Medal of Merit //Quebec //
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616. Canada. Montreal Theological Institute Award Medal, 1873. "Coll. Theol. Dioeclesis Montrealensis 1875" around bishop's cap over two shields / "Arte. Praedicandi Feliciter Exculta" around wreath enclosing "A. M. Gault Donatit" and scroll for engraving recipient's name. Not in LeRoux. Toned Red Unc. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Quebec //
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617. Canada. St. John the Baptist Festival Medal, 1878. Inscription for 1878 Festival of St. John the Baptist around seated saint (die crack across third of metal) / "Souvenir" within wreath. LeRoux-1733. 22 mm, silvered white metal. XF for wear, but weak strike, dark. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //Numismatists //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //
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618. Canada. Trial Strike of Early Numismatic Medal, ca. 1880. Uniface, trial strike of a medal for the Canadian Archaeological and Numismatic Society. "Numismaticae Archeologicae Marianopolitanae Societatis Sicillum" around oil lamp, beaver, other symbols, and reproductions of two coins -- an ancient tetradrachm of Athens and a Victoria, young head Canadian cent. Nice design. Related to LeRoux 1610-1612. 27 mm, copper. Reverse fully blank. Toned Red AU. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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619. Canada, Quebec. St. Marguerite Medal Listed in LeRoux, ca. 1880. Legend around Sarcophagus of St. Marguerite / Legend around Mary holding Jesus. LeRoux-1321. 22 mm, brass with integral loop. XF/AU. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //Athletics (other than listed) //
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620. Canada. Rare Trial Strike of AAU Medal, 1883. "Canadian Amateur Athletic Union Medal" with Nike crowning athlete on bended knee, to right is complicated shield composed of the arms of all the provinces then in the Confederation, "MDCCCXXXIII" below. Uniface, possibly a trial strike. 31 mm, bronze, chocolate. Unc. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //Carnival //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //
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621. Montreal Winter Carnival Medal, 1884. Beaver above "Souvenir Montreal Carnival 1884" / Icicles above elaborate palace with multiple turrets above "Ice Palace" By Ellis. LeRoux-1146. 30 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Interesting ghosting effect caused by toning. Toned XF/AU, scratches around top hole. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Athletics (other than listed) //School Award/Medal of Merit //Ontario //
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622. Canada. Intercollegiate Athletics Championship Medals, ca. 1885. Two medals: Legend around shields of McGill and Toronto Universities / Wreath. LeRoux- 631. In both copper and white metal, 32 mm. Two medals in lot. AU-Unc. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Canada Badges/Ribbons //Watch Fobs //Unusual Shape //
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623. Canada. Maltese Cross Victoria Jubilee Medal/Watch-fob, 1887. Maltese cross-shaped medal for the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's rule. Veiled bust of queen in center medallion, dates of important events of her life on the segments of the cross. Fob-type with "Regd No 52773" on rectangular loop for leather strap or ribbon. Odd medal, LeRoux-1874. 40 mm, bright brass. Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Watch Fobs //Unusual Shape //
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624. Canada. Maltese Cross Victoria Jubilee Medal/Watch-fob, 1887. Maltese cross-shaped medal/watch-fob for the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's rule. Veiled bust of queen in center medallion, dates of important events of her life on the segments of the cross. Fob-type with "Regd No 52773" on rectangular loop for leather strap or ribbon. Odd medal, LeRoux-1874. 40 mm, silvered brass. XF/AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //School/School Lunchroom //Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //
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625. Toronto School Medal, ca. 1890. "Toronto Public School Board" around maple wreath around beaver sitting on shield / Wreath of flowers around oil lamp over "Four Years Good Conduct Punctuality Regular Diligence" By P. W. Ellis & Co. LeRoux-1331A. 34 mm, bronze. Choice Brown Unc. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //Ontario //School/School Lunchroom //
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626. Toronto School Medal Trial Strike, ca. 1890. "Toronto Public School Board" around maple wreath around beaver sitting on shield / Wreath of flowers around oil lamp over "8 Years Good Conduct Punctuality Regular Diligence" By P. W. Ellis & Co. LeRoux-1331b, but in white metal. In their extensive examination of Toronto School Medals, Snell and Irwin reported that only bronze and silver medals were issued. So this seems to be a trial strike for the rarest of all Toronto School medals, which indicated perfect attendance was the maximum number of years that most people spent in formal schooling in the nineteenth century. Lightly toned AU, trivial edge dings. Rare. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //

627. Canada. Two Tokens of Esteem. Wreath around bust right / "Token of Esteem" above crowned shield, "C N P" B-C599. 24 mm brass. F/XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Other Fraternal Issuers //Manitoba //
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628. Canada, Winnipeg. St Andrew's Society Badge, ca. 1871. Multi-part badge. "St. Andrew's Society, Winnipeg, Inst'd 1871" from which is suspended outline of St. Andrew, holding cross, in wreath of thistles, and a blue and white ribbon. Total length 3 1/2 inches. XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //School Award/Medal of Merit //
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629. Canada, Ontario. Paris Public School Medal, ca. 1880. "Paris Public School Awarded for Regularity Punctuality and Good Conduct", beaver, wreath / Wreath of flowers with oil lamp at top and place for engraving name. Unsigned, but similar in style to P. W. Ellis & Co. medals for Toronto schools. Not in LeRoux-1331A. 34 mm, bronze. Choice Unc. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //
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630. Canada. Toronto Semi-Centennial and Industrial Exposition Medal, 1884. "Toronto Semi-Centennial Souvenir June, 1884" over panorama of original city with large wind-mill, "Toronto 1834" below / "Toronto Industrial Exposition Main Building" around building. By Ellis. 30 mm, White-metal, holed with claw clasp through hole for suspension. Bright XF+ $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Bicycles/Wheelman/LAW //
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631. Canadian Wheelmen's Bicycle Association Medal, ca. 1885. Beaver over "C W A" and maple leaf. Reverse blank. This medal of the bicycle organization founded in 1882 was identified in Ken Palmer's "The Canadian Wheelmen's Association" (TCNRS 1982: 11). 26 mm aluminum, proof with mirror fields, minor planchet defect left. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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632. Canada. Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal, 1887. Crown above cartouches containing young head "1837" and old head "1887" portraits of the Queen, "Victoria Regina" on ribbon below, margins full of maple leaves, thistles, roses and shamrocks / "Canada's Tribute, God Save the Queen" around large maple leaf and beaver, margins of wheat and wildflowers. By P. W. Ellis & Co., Toronto. 44 mm x 5 mm thick white metal with brass claw clamp. Lightly toned AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Quebec //School Award/Medal of Merit //
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633. Canada. High School of Montreal, ca. 1890. Legend around crowned shield noting school's history in 8 lines; rev: "Place/Won By" with space for engraving. 33 mm, copper. Red Unc. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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634. Canada. Sacred Family Medal, ca. 1890. "Archiconfrerier de la Sainte Famille" around hearts of Jesus and Mary / Mary, Joseph and Jesus. Not in LeRoux. 32 mm, brass with integral loop. Bright, uncirculated. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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635. Canada, Quebec. Sanctuary of the Rosaries Medals, ca. 1890. Three different size medals. "Sanctuarie N. D. du T. S. Rosaire du Cap M." around small church with steeple. "1694" / "Reine du tres saint rosaire priez pour nous" around seated Mary, holding Jesus, and handing out rosaire beads to two kneeling saints. Not in LeRoux. 21 mm, 25 mm, and 32 mm, brass, bright. Three pieces, all with top loops, about XF/AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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636. Canada. Bon Secours Church of Montreal, ca. 1890. "N. D. de bon Secours Prize pour Nous" around wreath of lilies in which is "Marie Euoile du Canada", "Ville-Marie" below / Ne de auxilliatreix priez pour nous" around standing Mary holding Jesus. Not in LeRoux. 33 mm, brass with integral loop. Bright AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //
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637. Canada. Garret's League Medal, 1896. "Garret's League Medal 1896" and two maple leaves. Reverse blank except for small "Sterling Ryrie?" maker's mark. 30 mm silver, Unc. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Library //Numismatists //Military: Revolutionary War //Quebec //
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638. Canada, Montreal. Chateau de Ramezay Library Medal, 1896. Large medal: Constructed by Claude de Ramazey, the Chateau de Ramezay served in succession as Headquarters of the Compagine des Indies, Headquarters of the British Continental Army of the Bostonians during the American Revolution, Residence of the Colonial Governor, National Museum and Portrait Gallery, and Montreal City Library. "Civil Library Inaugurated by H. J. Tiffin 1906" around Bust / "Chateau de Ramezay Museum and Library 1705-1896" around building with small horse-drawn carriage in front. Tiffin was a noted numismatist. By Stefano, Johnson, Milan, Italy. Breton-168. 50 mm, bronze, medium chocolate. Choice UNC, Proof-like. $70.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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639. Canada. 60th Anniversary of Queen Victoria Medal, 1897. "Victoria Queen and Empress 1837 1887" around crowned, veiled bust of Queen / "Canada" legend and "1897" around British arms in maple wreath. By "Quint Phila" 38 mm, aluminum, holed for suspension. XF, rim dings. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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640. Canada. 60th Anniversary of Queen Victoria Medal, 1897. "Queen's Jubilee Victoria Regina" around crowned, veiled bust of Queen / Elaborate arrangement of roses, thistles and maple leaves with "1837 1887 Canada" on three separate ribbons. By P. W. Ellis. Claw clasp removed from top. 34 mm, White-metal, fully bright Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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641. Canada. 60th Anniversary of Queen Victoria Medal, 1897. High relief. "Victoria 1837 1897 Diamond Jubilee around crowned, veiled bust of Queen, "Queen and Empress" and "Registered" below / Shields of all the provinces with provincial names in very small letters around "Canada Congratulates Her Queen" By P. W. Ellis. 34 mm, Bright White-metal, some toning, AU. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Bi-Metals //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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642. Canada. 60th Anniversary of Queen Victoria Medal, 1897. Brass "Souvenir" bar from which is suspended faded red ribbon with gold letters "Victoria Queen and Empress Ascension 1837 Diamond Jubilee 1897" and below a bimetal medal consisting of 30 mm brass Maltese cross around a brass medal "60 Years Peace in Canada" around veiled queen's bust. 4 inches. XF/AU, bright. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //Ontario //
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643. Canada. Ontario Central Canada Exhibition Two Part Badge, 1898. Beaver on log "Souvenir" hanger from which is suspended a wreathed shield "Central Canadian Exhibition Sept. 18-24, Ottawa, Ont. 1898" around maple leaf. By Schwaab. Gilt brass, 2 inches total. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //
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644. Canada, Quebec: Semi-Centennial MSC Bene Merenti Medal, 1898. The phrase "Bene Merenti" (To the Well Deserving) appears on Catholic and Quebec patriotic medals, but we have not been able to ascertain the meaning of "MSC" and the significance of its semi-centennial. "1848 1898" around MSC monogram / "Bene Merenti 50" over maple wreath. Apparently unlisted. Copper, 31 mm. Toned XF/AU. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Other Fraternal Issuers //Clasped Hands/Handshake //
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645. Canada. Pritchard & Andrews Token Trial Strikes, ca. 1899. Two trial strikes. "Labor Omnia Vinci, Ottawa" around shaking hands. 27 mm, aluminum. And: "C. L. P. 1899" 25 mm, aluminum. Both reverses are blank except for "Pritchard & Andrews - Ottawa" in small letters on bottom. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Game Counters (non-U.S.) //Stickpin //Ontario //
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646. Canada. Ottawa French-Canadian Institute Medal, 1899. "Institut Canadien Francaise Ottawa / "Souvenir de la Tombola 1899" Tombola is a card game. Medal is related to LeRoux-1070. 30 mm, aluminum, holed with interesting stickpin attachment. Bright XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //Tiffany & Co. //
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647. Canada. Tiffany Montreal Ladies Society Award Medal, ca. 1900. Six line legend "Montreal Ladies Benevolent Society Isabella Wheeler Medal Purity Truthfulness" / Wreath with area for engraving recipient's name. By Tiffany & Co. 35 mm, thick, light colored bronze, matte finish. Unc. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //Tiffany & Co. //Quebec //
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648. Canada. Tiffany Montreal Ladies Society Award Medal, ca. 1900. Six line legend "Montreal Ladies Benevolent Society Isabella Wheeler Medal Purity Truthfulness" / Wreath with area for engraving recipient's name. By Tiffany & Co. 35 mm, thick copper, dark brown. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //
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649. Canada. Montreal Ladies Society Award Medal, 1900. "Montreal Ladies Benevolent Society" around wreath and "Donated 1900" / "Hollis Medal Awarded to" above place for engraving name, "Honesty Integrity" 30 mm, copper with integral loop, unholed! Lightly toned red Unc. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Smoking/Smoke/Cigarettes/Cigars //Naval/military //South Africa //
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650. Canada. Defense of Ladysmith Tobacco Medal, ca. 1900. General George White (1825-1912) commanded the British forces defending the town of Ladysmith in South Africa during the Boer siege of 1898-1900. "Ladysmith's Heroic Defender, General White" around bust / "W. D. & H. O. Willis Limited" around "Capstan Navy Cut Cigarettes and Tobacco" 15 mm, brass with integral loop. Unlisted? Bright AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //Watch Fobs //

651. Canada Ontario: Odd Fellows Rebekah Watch Fob, ca. 1900. "I.O.O.F. Rebekah Assembly Ontario" around "R" rings, flower and dove. 32 mm, gilt bronze with fob top. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //College/University/School (not award) //Ontario //
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652. Canada. Impressive Universities Award Medal, 1901. "Oxford, Cambridge, McGill, Toronto, Montreal 1901" around maple wreath with place to engrave recipient's name / Shields of the four universities, with thistle, maple leaf and beaver decorations. Impressively engraved! 38 mm, thick bronzed copper, darkish chocolate. Choice UNC. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Other Non-US Famous People //
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653. Canada. Duke of Cornwall and York Visit Medal, 1901. Highly detailed and ornate medal: Titles around bust of duchess wearing crown and duke wearing military uniform with decorations and medals / Crowned shield of all the provinces and "Welcome" By P. W. Ellis. 33 mm, White-metal. Bright AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Other Non-US Famous People //
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654. Canada. Duke of Cornwall and York Visit Medal, 1901. Titles around bust of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York / Maple branch and "Visited Canada 1901" 36 mm, white-metal. Lightly toned XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Other Non-US Famous People //
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655. Canada. Duke of Cornwall and York Visit Medal, 1901. Titles around duke's facing bust in military uniform, wearing medals and decorations / "Commemorating Visit to Canada" By H.S. & S. 24 mm, aluminum, top hole. XF, toning. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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656. Canada. Duke of Cornwall and York Visit Medals, 1901. Three different medals of the royal visit, each with bust of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Two reverses with legends noting the visit. The third has the royal yacht "Ophir" above two dolphins. 36 mm to 38 mm, white metal. About VF, some dings. 3pcs. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //
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657. Canada. Edward VII Ascension Medal, 1901. "Edward VII King & Emperor Alexandra Queen" around crowned busts / Canada surrounded by provincial shields, "Ascended the Throne Jan 22 1901" By P. W. Ellis. 34 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Toned XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Ontario //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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658. Ontario. Windsor Two Part Badge for Queen Victoria Day, 1901. "Souvenir" hanger from which is suspended by two chain links a cut-out shield. On top is a lion and unicorn holding a small British shield above "Victoria Day" and wreathed square within which is a bust of Queen Victoria and "May 24-26, 1902, 1837 1901, Victoria, Windsor, Ont." By Schwaab. 2 1/2 inches total. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Methodist //Whitehead and Hoag //School Award/Medal of Merit //Calendar/Time/Horologic //
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659. Canada. Turn of the Century Medal, 1901. "Methodist Sabbath Schools Montreal" around crowned cross and anchor / Wreath around "20th Century Jan 1, 1901" 32 mm, gilt brass with integral loop. By Whitehead and Hoag. Bright AU. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //
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660. Canada, Quebec. Ligue des Gardes Medal, 1901. "1ere convention Ligue des gardes independantes Canadiennes Francaises St. Hyacinthe 1901" / "Garde independante Salaberry 1901" around "1ere convention des gardes du Juin 1901" in maple wreath with small beaver. Bronze, 32mm, top loop. Brown Unc. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //
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661. Canada, Ontario. Port Hope Old Boys Reunion Medal, 1901. "In Perpetua Historia" to left of woman standing before throne adorned with lilies, holding anchor, large plant in pot to right (odd symbolism) / Anchor and wreath of flowers around "Reunion Port Hope Old Boys," with "July 1901" below. By J. E. Ellis. 35 mm, White-metal, holed for suspension. Bright proof-like AU-Unc. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //
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662. Canada. Edward VII Coronation Medal, 1902. Interesting medal with lengthly list of Edward VII's titles spiraling inward on a continuous ribbon around crowned bust of Edward VII / A boy and a girl holding up the British crown, "June 26, 1902 Canada's Boys and Girls Help to Support the Crown" By P. W. Ellis. 28 mm, white metal. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //
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663. Canada. Edward VII Medal, ca. 1902. "Edward VII King & Emperor Alexandra Queen" around crowned busts / Shields of all the provinces on a maple tree, "Canada's Commemoration" By P. W. Ellis. 34 mm, white metal, holed for suspension.
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Ontario //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //Agricultural //
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664. Canada. Ontario Central Canada Exhibition Two Part Badge, 1902. Beaver on log "Souvenir" hanger from which is suspended a wreathed shield "Central Canadian Exhibition Aug 22. Sept. 13, Ottawa, Ont. 1902" around sheaf of wheat, anvil, gear, plow, etc. By Schwaab. Gilt brass, 2 inches total. Bright Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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665. Canada, Waterloo, Ontario. Singing Festival Medal, 1902. "International Sanengerfest Sanger Bunds of the Lake Erie and Canada" around harp and sprigs of maple / maple wreath around "Waterloo, Ont. August 12-13-14, 1902. 22 mm, copper. Bright AU. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //Manitoba //
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666. Canada. Winnipeg Dominion Exhibition Medal, 1904. "City Hall & Volunteer Monument Winnipeg" around building and statue / "Dominion Exhibition Winnipeg 25th of July to 6th of August, 1904" 31 mm, white metal, top hole. Bright XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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667. Canada, Quebec. First Bishop of Joliette Medal, 1904. Titles around bust of Alfred Archambeaualt, 1st Bishop of Joliette, and date Sept 24, 1904 / Bishop's arms. By "Caron Freres Montreal" 38 mm, aluminum, integral top loop. About VF/XF, dirty, scratches. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Indians/American Native Indians //Medicine/Medical //

668. Canada. Foresters Medal of the First Nations' Dr. Burning Cloud, 1904. "Hon. Dr. Oronhyatekha J.P.S.C.R.L.O.F. around bust of the Mohawk doctor with the Foresters' Toronto headquarters building in background / "Souvenir of Mammoth Joint Initiation of One Thousand and One Members Held in Massey Hall April 15th, 1904" Certainly an unusual subject for a medal, Oronhyatekha was a Mohawk born in 1841 on the Six Nations Reserve near Brantford, Ontario. When a student at the University of Toronto he gave the welcoming speech for the Prince of Wales, who was so impressed that Oronhyatekha was given a scholarship to study medicine at Oxford. Sometime after returning to Canada, Oronhyatekha -- whose Mohawk name means "Burning Cloud" -- took over leadership of the Independent Order of Foresters when it had only 369 members, and increased that number to over a quarter million! By. P. W. Ellis & Co. 26 mm gilt brass. Lot includes photocopy of the 1982 Canadian Numismatic Journal article "The Oronhyatekha Medallion" by Marvin Kay. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Brewery //Chicken/Rooster/Poultry //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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669. Quebec. Beauport Brewery Enameled Medal, 1904. Medal for the June 24, 1904 Festival of St. John the Baptist. Inscription and "1904" around maple leaf enameled in green (unusual!) / "Complimente de la Cie Brasserie de Beauport" around rooster standing on the company's monogram. This medal was presented to clients of the company and others. 31 mm, looped. Gilt brass with half of gilt remaining. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Nova Scotia //Gas/Oil/Petrol //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //Whitehead and Hoag //
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670. Nova Scotia, Halifax: Tour Badge for Michigan Press Association, 1905. "Michigan" bar from which is suspended faded red ribbon with gold letters "Halifax Tour Michigan Press Association June 1905" from which is suspended 31 mm white metal petal-shaped medal "Knowledge is Power" above oil lamp and shamrocks. 4 inches. Whitehead & Hoag. XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //Made-from or Relic //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Napoleon //
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671. Canada. Battle of Trafalgar Made From HMS "Victory" Metal, 1905. Quotes from Lord Nelson, "England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty" and "Thank God I Have Done My Duty" around his ship, the HMS 'Victory', above "Victory Trafalgar Oct 21, 1805" / "Presented by British and Foreign Sailors Society" above Nelson standing left and on ribbon "Death of Nelson, Oct. 21 1803, Centennary Memento, Oct. 21, 1903" and below that "Contains Victory Copper from the Lords of the Admiralty" 28 mm copper. Not holed. Bright Red Unc. $50.00-65.00+
COMMENT: From old collection of Canadian medals that Brunk purchased in 1970s.
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //France //Numismatists //
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672. Quebec. Society of French Canadian Artisans Medal, 1906. Thin variety with first reverse. "Societe des Artisans Canadiens Francais" around shield / Nine line legend reading "Souvenir offert par Ludger Gravel 2em V.P.G. a l'occasion de la premier convention de la jurisdiction de Quebec. A Quebec le 10 Jan 1906" By Caron Freres. 33 mm, 2 mm thick, bronze with loop. Ludger Gravel (1863-1933) was a well known Canadian numismatist. Largely through his efforts, the Societe d'Archeologie et de Numismatique de Montreal acquired the McLachlan collection for Chateau Ramezy. Gravel was the first Canadian to become a life member of the American Numismatic Association. He was a member of the ANA board of directors, became its vice president, and as head of its organization committee was responsible for the ANA holding conventions in Montreal in 1909 and 1923. Gravel issued a number of well known tokens, and a few medals, but we have not noted this one before. Thin Bronze, Unc. With article. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //School Award/Medal of Merit //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Napoleon //
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673. Canada, Quebec. Battle of Trafalgar Centennial Medal, 1905. Quotes from Lord Nelson, "England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty" and "Thank God I Have Done My Duty" around his ship, the HMS Victory, above "Victory Trafalgar Oct 21, 1805" / Six line legend "Protestant Board of School Commissioners Quebec". 30 mm, copper. Red Unc, spot. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Battles (war) //Napoleon //
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674. Canada, Ottawa. Battle of Trafalgar Centennial Medal, 1905. As above, same obverse: Quotes from Lord Nelson, "England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty" and "Thank God I Have Done My Duty" around his ship, the HMS Victory, above "Victory Trafalgar Oct 21, 1805" / "Presented by the St. George Society and Sons of England of Ottawa" around "Centenary of Battle of Trafalgar Oct. 21 1805" 30 mm, copper, holed for suspension. Toned Red Unc. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //British Columbia //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //
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675. Canada, British Columbia. Dominion Exhibition, 1905. "Dominion of Canada Annual Exhibition" around "Souvenir of New Westminster B. C. 1905" / "First Dominion Fair West of the Rockies" around crowned wreath, "Royal 1905 City" in center. Copper, 29 mm. Toned red Unc. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Library //Numismatists //
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676. Canada, Montreal. Chateau de Ramezay Library Medal, 1906. Constructed by Claude de Ramazey, the Chateau de Ramezay served in succession as Headquarters of the Compagine des Indies, Headquarters of the British Continental Army of the Bostonians during the American Revolution, Residence of the Colonial Governor, National Museum and Portrait Gallery, and Montreal City Library. Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Montreal Bicentennial of the Chateau Medal. Legend and date around Chateau / Fourteen line legend recounting its history. By Caron, Montreal. 33 mm, copper. Red uncirculated. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Library //Numismatists //Military: Revolutionary War //Quebec //
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677. Canada, Montreal. Chateau de Ramezay Library Medal, 1906. Similar to above: Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Montreal Bicentennial of the Chateau Medal. Legend and date around Chateau / Fourteen line legend recounting its history. By Caron, Montreal. 33 mm, copper. Red XF/AU, spotting. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //
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678. Canada. International Congress of Americanists Medal, 1906. Quebec shield over "Quebec 1906" / "XVe congres international des Americanistes" 33 mm, yellow bronze, matte finish. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Ontario //

679. Canada, Toronto. Odd Fellows Medal, 1906. "Sovereign Grand Lodge Toronto 1903 around IOOF on globe / "Canada the Land of Promise" around cornucopia and Odd Fellow rings. 31 mm, copper. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Other Fraternal Issuers //Quebec //
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680. Spectacular Canadian Enameled Fraternal Congress Badge, 1906. Red, white and blue enameled hanger "Press" flanked by US and British shields, from which is hung by a red, white and blue badge a red, white, blue, yellow and green enameled oval medal. "National Fraternal Congress Montreal 1906" around wreathed, crowned shield "Concordia Salus" with rose, shamrock, thistle, and beaver. Reverse "Caron Bros. Montreal", XF/AU. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Numismatists //CNA Canadian Numismatic Association //American Numismatic Association ANA //

681. Quebec. Society of French Canadian Artisans Medal, 1906. Thick medal with second reverse. "Societe des Artisans Canadiens Francais" around shield / Nine line legend reading "Souvenir de la 5me convention generale Montreal, 2 juillet 1906, offert par Ludger Gravel" By Caron Freres. 33 mm, 3.5 mm thick, with loop, copper with red color. Ludger Gravel (1863-1933) was a well known Canadian numismatist. Largely through his efforts, the Societe d'Archeologie et de Numismatique de Montreal acquired the McLachlan collection for Chateau Ramezy. Gravel was the first Canadian to become a life member of the American Numismatic Association. He was a member of the ANA board of directors, became its vice president, and as head of its organization committee was responsible for the ANA holding conventions in Montreal in 1909 and 1923. Gravel issued a number of well known tokens, and a few medals, but we have not noted this one before. Thick Copper, choice toned Red Unc. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Other Fraternal Issuers //Quebec //

682. Spectacular Canadian Enameled Fraternal Congress Badge, 1906. Red, white and blue enameled hanger "Committee" flanked by US and British shields, from which is hung by a red, white and blue badge a red, white, blue, yellow and green enameled oval medal. "National Fraternal Congress Montreal 1906" around wreathed, crowned shield "Concordia Salus" with rose, shamrock, thistle, and beaver. Reverse "Caron Bros. Montreal", XF/AU. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Canada: General //Quebec //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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683. Canada, Quebec. Union of St. Joseph Medal, 1906. "Union St. Joseph du Canada Consell de Quebec Fonde 20 Oct. 1901" around St. Joseph holding Jesus / "Convention de l'Union St. Joseph du Canada a Quebec le 19 Aout 1906" 32 mm, brass, integral top loop. Bright AU/Unc. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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684. Canada, Ontario. Odd Fellows Enameled Pin, ca. 1907. "Ontario to St. Paul, I.O.O.F" on blue enameled circle around green enameled maple leaf with Odd Fellow rings, on white background. 22 mm enameled pin. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //British Columbia //Carnival //
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685. Rosedale, British Columbia, Water Carnival Ribbon, 1907. Brass bar "Judge" from which is suspended light blue and red ribbon with gold letters "2nd Annual Water Carnival Rosedale B. C. July 4, 1907" 5 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Celluloid - cello //Alberta // State of MN Minnesota //
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686. Canada. Alberta Odd Fellows Convention Badge, 1907. "Alberta" on bar from which is suspended multi-colored celluloid disc in metal wreath "Sovereign Grand Lodge St. Paul, Minn. 1907" around eye, shaking hands, and rings. 3.25 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Alberta //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //
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687. Alberta. Calgary Exhibition Two Part Badge, 1907. "Souvenir" hanger from which is suspended by two chain links a 36 mm gilt brass medal. "Calgary Exhibition, 1907, Alberta, Can." around sheaf of wheat, anvil, gear, plow, etc. Crowned shield of the Canadian provinces. By Schwaab. Gilt brass, 2 1/4 inches total. Bright Unc. $20.00-25.00+
COMMENT: Brunk is a Fellow of the Canadian Numismatic Research Society. His great-grandparents owned a wheat farm about 120 kilometers southeast of Calgary, and his mother's earliest childhood memory was of the Calgary train station circa 1920.
CrossRef: Canada: General //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //Quebec //

688. Canada. Quebec Tercentennial Medal, 1908. "Tercentenary Celebration" above facing bust labeled "Prince of Wales", "Champlain Monument" below monument, and facing bust labeled "Princess of Wales", "1608 Quebec 1908" below / "Plain of Abraham" below landscape and Wolfe Monument. 35 mm brass with integral loop. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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689. Canada. Quebec Tercentennial Medal, 1908. Legend around Bust of Prince and Princess of Wales, Champlain Monument, "1908" / View of the "Plains of Abraham" and statue on column. 35 mm, brass with integral loop. Toned XF, staining. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //

690. Canada. Quebec Tercentennial Medal, 1908. "Champlain 1608, Ter-Centennary Quebec, 1908" / "1759-60, Wolfe, Montcalm, Levis, Murray, Aux Braves". 35 mm aluminum with dentilated borders. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //

691. Canada. Quebec Tercentennial Medals, 1908. "Samuel de Champlain, Fondateur-de-Quebec, 1608" around facing bust of Champlain / Souvenir du Tri-Centenniare de Quebec" around buildings on the heights of Montreal. Two pieces, 32 mm gilt copper, XF/AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //Quebec //
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692. Canada. Quebec Tercentennial Medal, 1908. "Tercentenary 1608 Quebec 1908" around Quebec shield / Column with "Wolfe Monument" below. 13 mm gilt brass. XF/AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Quebec //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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693. CA Canada. Quebec Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. "Quebec" rectangular celluloid in ornate gilt brass hanger from which is suspended a multi-colored celluloid "E. H. Walling, Quebec, John Shirlow, Quebec, Grand Representatives" above Quebec shield. Date and organization not on badge, but this badge is illustrated and its date identified in Ken Palmer's "IOOF Convention Badges" (TCNRS 1986: 164). 4 inches. XF. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons // State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Manitoba //
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694. Canada Manitoba: Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. Gilt bronze bundle of wheat with grain colored red, from which is suspended 38 mm medal. "Delegation from Manitoba to Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver Sept. 1908" around "I.O.O.F." scales, etc. 3 inches, Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons // State of CO Colorado //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //British Columbia //
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695. CO /British Colombia/Denver Photographic Celluloid and Ribbon, 1908. Photographic celluloid of Parliament Building from which is suspended three ribbons with gold letters. Purple "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F.", Red "British Columbia", Green "Denver, Col. Sept. 1908" 5 inches, bright XF. Keystone Badge Co. $25.00-40.00+
COMMENT: Scarce Canada/Colorado cello badge!
CrossRef: Canada: General //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Quebec //
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696. Canada, Quebec: St. Jean Baptiste Association and Fontaine Portrait Medal, 1909. Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine was an early nineteenth century Quebec politician, who championed French as an official Canadian language. "La Fontaine, 1807 1864, Notre langue, Nos institutions, Nois lois" around facing Fontaine bust / Motto and shield, with legend noting 75th anniversary of the St. Jean Baptiste Association of Montreal, "1909" 39 mm, bronze. Choice AU. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //
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697. Canada. Quebec. Louis Archambault Medal, 1909. "Louis Archambault Fondateur" around facing bust of bearded man in suit wearing ceremonial regalia / "Devolement du Monument Archambault" around beaver over two shields, one showing the monument, "12 Sept 1909". By Caron Freres Montrea 24 mm brass with integral loop. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: REGION -- Canada //Saskatchewan //Medicine/Medical //Coronation //

698. C Saskatchewan Sanatorium King/Queen Coronation Medal, 1911. Interesting large AL medal with busts left of King George and Queen Mary, shield reverse, commemoration of Coronation, WITH top ribbon with TB cross and legend, top pin. Issued to raise funds to build a tuberculosis sanatorium. Near mint, early ink writing on reverse of ribbon. With long article by Tannahill. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //Coronation //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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699. Canada, Ontario. Pickering Township Medal for George V Coronation, 1911. Interesting local coronation medal. "Coronation Day June 22nd 1911" above two busts labeled "George III 1811" and "George V 1911" / Pickering Township Centennial 1911 in maple wreath. By "J. J. Zock & Co." 33 mm, aluminum, holed for suspension, bright AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Coronation //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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700. Canada. George V Coronation Medal, 1911. "King George V and Queen Mary" around crowned busts / "In Commemoration of the Coronation 1911" around large maple leaf on which is the British crown and "June 22nd Canada" By Hemming. 38 mm, aluminum, matte finish. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //Manitoba //Buffalo/Bison //
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701. Canada, Manitoba. George V Coronation Medal, 1911. "King George V and Queen Mary" around crowned busts / "To Commemorate Their Majesty's Coronation 1911" around Manitoba shield with Buffalo. By "H.G." 38 mm, aluminum, matte finish. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Coronation //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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702. Canada. George V Coronation Medal, 1911. "Coronation Celebration June 22 1911 King George V" around facing bust of King / Crowned shield of all the Canadian provinces. 18 mm, gilt brass, holed for suspension. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //British Columbia //Bridge/Highway //
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703. Vancouver, BC. Opening of Trail Bridge Medal, 1912. Large finely detailed medal: "Commemoration of the Opening of the Trail Bridge, Trail, B. C., Presented by Armstrong, Morrison & Company Ltd. Contractors, Vancouver, B. C." around the bridge with two boats passing beneath / Wreath around "Erected by the Province of British Columbia 1915" and provincial arms. 38 mm, copper. Rare, missing in most collections. Bright Unc. $200.00-250.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //
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704. Canada. No Parting of the Ways Medal, 1912. "Canada Not an Adjunct, Mail and Empire, September 21, 1902" / "No Parting of the Ways, September 21, 1911" around John Bull with a bull dog on leash and male personification of Canada wearing broad hat with maple leaf, all three walking toward the viewer. An exceedingly unusual perspective for a medal! By P. W. Ellis. 31 mm with integral loop. Odd metal. Darkened gilt bronze, XF/AU. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //
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705. Canada, Quebec. Society of French Canadian Artisans Medal, 1913. Shields containing Quebec arms and Society's Headquarters Building, on scroll "39526 Membres, 480 Succursales" / "La Societe des Artisans Canadiens Francais, 17 Juillet 1913" around "Fonds Accumules au 31 Mai 1913 $2,035,797" By Caron Freres. 31 mm, appears to be bronzed brass. Brown Unc. $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: From old collection of Canadian medals that Brunk purchased in 1970s.
CrossRef: Canada: General //Track & Field //Military: World War I //
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706. Canada. Hand Engraved WW I Track Award Medal! 1915. Elaborately made gold and silver medal for Canadian Infrantry Brigade. Square, cut out background in silver, over which is a circle of silver and a center cross of gold, which is hand engraved "1st Prize 100 Yds." The back also hand engraved "Oct. 1915, 1st Can. Inf. Bde. Athletic Meet Belgium Frontier, Won by Cpl. G. H. Monk." It is hallmarked with anchor, lion, P, WHH, and RD 631666, indicating it was made by a Birmingham jeweler in 1914-1915. 30 mm, roughly square with serrated edges, gold on silver. About XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: Canada Trade Tokens //British Columbia //Gambling/Casino Chips/Tokens (Modern) //Game Counters (non-U.S.) //
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707. (British Columbia): Early Merchants Convention Gambling Token, 1922. "A. B. Galloway Chairman" around facing bust in business suit, "Monte Carlo 5 Bucks" / "N.W. Merchants Convention 5 Bucks" around rising sun over "1922" in circular shield. 20 mm, brass. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Steam engine //
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708. Canada. Winnipeg Jubilee Medal, 1924. "Winnipeg Jubilee" over small buffalo standing on shield consisting of a steam engine over three sheaves of wheat, "1874-1924" below / "Issued by the Council of the City of Winnipeg to Commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City." 29mm, aluminum, crudely holed. Bright XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Jewelers //
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709. Canada, Winnipeg Jewelers Medal, 1932. Large token reading "D. R. Dingwall Ltd. Jewellery Craftsmen" above five-story building, "Winnipeg since 1882" below / "Winnipeg Auditorium" above building, "Official Opening Oct 15, 1932" below. 32 mm, aluminum. Choice XF/AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Knights of Columbus KoC //
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710. Canada. Toronto Knights of Columbus Medal, 1936. Gilt bronze "Toronto Canada" and maple leaf bar from which is suspended by red ribbon fob-type 40 mm gilt bronze cross medal "54th Annual Convention Knights of Columbus Supreme Council August, 1936" By Robbins. 3.75 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //Military: World War I //
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711. Canada. Royal Canadian Legion Vimy Pilgrimage Medal, 1936. Beaver and maple leaves above "Canadian Legion 1936" on hanger from which is suspended by a blue and yellow ribbon a 30 mm, silvered, roughly circular medal, edge shaped at bottom in form of wreath of flowers. "Vimy Pilgrimage" around cross, memorial, and place to engrave name. By J. R. Gaunt. This medal was awarded to veterans who participated in the 1937 pilgrimage to Vimy Ridge, the site of one of the greatest battles in Canadian history. The April 3, 1917, battle against the Hindenburg Line was a turning point in World War I, and the first time that all four Canadian divisions fought together on the same battlefield. 3 1/2 inches. XF. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: Canada Badges/Ribbons //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //
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712. Canada. Edward VIII Coronation Badge, 1937. Union Jack woven ribbon from which is suspended a shaped medal with crown over "E R" and bust, below is "King Edward VIII Coronation May 12, 1937" / "Designed by John J. Lightstone, Made in Canada" Since Edward VIII abdicated on Dec, 10, 1936, to marry the divorced American, Mrs. Wallis Simpson, the coronation never was held! Medal is shield shaped, 32 x 40 mm reddish copper with some purple toning. 3 1/4 inches total. XF $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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713. Canada. Sons of England George VI Coronation Medal, 1937. "King George VI Queen Elizabeth Crowned 12 May 1937" around crowned busts left / "GR" over crown and six flags of Commonwealth nations, "Sons of England". Holed as made, 30 mm, dark bronze.
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ford, Henry Ford //Made-from or Relic //Automobile/Automotive //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //
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714. Canada. Ford Motor Company/Coronation of George VI Medal, 1937. "George VI and Queen Elizabeth Crowned 1937" around Busts / Nine line legend reeding "This Medal Struck at Windsor, Ont. by Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited of Canadian Copper Alloy Used in the 1937 Ford V8" 33 mm, copper. XF/AU. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //Coronation //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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715. Canada. George V Coronation Advertising Token, 1937. George VI and Queen Elizabeth Crowned May 12 1937" around crowned busts / "Souvenir Jeton Token" around "Compliments Opera Cocktail De Luxe" 22 mm, gilt brass. XF+. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //

716. Canada. Group of Royal Celebration and Confederation Medals. Two medals for 1939 royal visit (Ch-253) with map of Canada, 22 mm. Another, 32 mm. Four 1927 medals for 50th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation (Ch-251), 22 mm. All bronze, and nice shape, XF-AU. Seven pieces in lot. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //OPA/Rationing //

717. Canadian WWII Ration Book & Tickets. "Gasoline Licence and Ration Coupon Book", 1945-46, Category AA, rectangular coupon book with 20 purple tickets still attached, name written inside front cover, well used. Plus two attached A-A tickets, two Commercial attached tickets and strip of four "Special" tickets, each 1 unit, plus two different "one half unit" and two different "one unit" tickets. Book, plus 12 tickets, about VF. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Kings/Queens of ENGLAND //
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718. Canada. Enameled Royal Visit Pin, 1949. "Souvenir Royal Visit 1949" in red and blue enamel around busts of George VI and Queen Elizabeth, with reverse pin. 25 mm. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Nova Scotia //Numismatists //Coin Club/Numismatic: World //
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719. Canada, Nova Scotia. Decimal Coinage Centennial Medal, 1961. "Decimal Coinage Centennial, Nova Scotia 1861-1961 Canada" around large multi-masted schooner / "Halifax Coin Club" above flag in wreath. 39 mm, brass, beautifully toned. Unc. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Ontario //Silversmith/Goldsmith //
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720. Canada. Toronto: Standard Silver Company Medal. "Standard Silver Company, Toronto, Canada" around flag with Union Jack in corner and "Standard Plate" above maple sprigs. Uniface, reeded edge. White-metal, originally silver plated, 30mm, Dark XF/AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Quebec //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //
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721. Canada, Montreal. Joan of Arc Medal. "Jeanne d'Arc Souvenir - la patrie - Montreal" around Bust of St. Joan with her shield and date "1492" to left / "Lisez la patrie de numero y sera publie" around building. By Caron Freres. Two varieties of same medal, one with number stamped below building. 31 mm, bronze. Two pieces. Both nice brown XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //New Brunswick //Patent Medicine //

722. Canada. New Brunswick Patent Medicine Bottle. "Fellows & Co., Chemists, St. John N. B." 8 x 3 1/2 Heavy Bottle in Light Green Glass. Israel and his son, James Israel Fellows established Fellows & Co. in 1850, and sold various sorts of patent medicines for the rest of the century. Comes with three photocopied pages about the history of the company.
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

723. "Illustrated History of Coins and Tokens Relating to Canada", 1894. By Napoleon Breton, the 1894 first edition. Still a standard reference on Canadian tokens. 240 pages, over 1000 engraved illustrations. CS-8517. Each token described in French and English. Biographies and photos of nineteenth century collectors with onion skin pages inserted to protect each photo. Almost As New, with original owner's name Ralph De ... signed on front cover. Slight chipping to back cover, which features advertisement for Scott Stamp and Coin Co. of New York City. Has been rebound with red plastic cover. $200.00-225.00+
CrossRef: Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

724. "Illustrated History of Coins and Tokens Relating to Canada", 1894. By Pierre Napoleon Breton, 1963 combined reprint of 1894 / 1907 / 1912 editions, 344 pages, with 1907 price guide, and hard to find 30 additional engraved plates of medals from 1912 edition. CS-8518. Brown cloth, gilt, cover faded, contents As New. $65.00-75.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //British Columbia //

725. "The Tokens of Greenwood and Phoenix, British Columbia", 1993. By Ronald Greene, Canadian Numismatic Research Society Occasional Paper No. 1, 62 pages, line drawings, photographs, maps. Card Covers, As New. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Canada: General //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

726. "Dictionary of Canadian Medallists", 1998. By Robert C. Willey, 27th of 500 copies printed. Comprehensive reference. 180 pages, 10 plates. Grey card cover. As New. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of AL Alabama //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows // State of CO Colorado //Agricultural //
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727. AL Montgomery: Odd Fellows Century Old Miniature Cotton Bale! 1908. Miniature metal-banded cotton bale (2.5 x 2 x 1.25 inch). Attached is worn tag "Greeting from Dixie Land with Compliments of... Montgomery, Alabama" / 84th Annual Communication of the Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver, Colo. Sept. 21- 16, 1908". Bale nice, tag worn, covered in tape. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of AL Alabama //Other Fraternal Issuers //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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728. AL Montgomery: Daughters of America Multi-Part Badge, 1910. "L L & P" (Live Long & Prosper) from which is suspended "Montgomery Council 1910" from which is suspended American eagle above shield on which is "D of A" and Bible, missing reverse ribbon. 4.25 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of AL Alabama //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //United American Mechanics Jr Order //
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729. Fraternal Identification Tags. Two metal identification key tags. 1) Hand-stamped "J. E. Snyder New London O. 1892" on ribbon over anchor / Hand-stamped "Jr. O. U. A. M." compass and square. Shield-shaped, 23 mm, nickel. 2) "F. & G. A. M." compass and square, and hand-stamped "No. 8 J. W. Plemons Birmingham Ala 1921" 43 mm x 21 mm, bronze with large, integral loop. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of AK Alaska //Railroad //
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730. AK Alaska Railroad Pass, 1949. Paper "Department of the Interior The Alaska Railroad Pass" good until December 31st, 1949.
CrossRef: State of AK Alaska //Political: Locals //
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731. AK Alaska Governor Inauguration Medal, 1966. "Egan and Wade 1962-1966" around busts of William A. Egan and Hugh J. Wade / "Inauguration of Governor and Secretary of State" around crossed American and Alaskan flags. By "IC - FJT". 33 mm nickel-silver. Unc.
CrossRef: State of AK Alaska //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

732. "Alaska's Coinage through the Years", 1965. Gould, Bressett and Dethridge, 2nd edition. CS-12290. Rosichan-987. 175 pages, photos. VF hard bound in green board with peripheral fading. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of AR Arkansas //Masonic: Shrine // State of CA California //
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733. AR Pine Bluff Shriners Badge, 1906. Two part gilt bronze badge. Snakes around "1906" on wings "Arkansas" from which is suspended red enameled cut out-medal. Center is pine tree "Pine Bluff" with red crescent "Sahara to Los Angeles" and large scimitar passing through the design. 2.75 inches. Nice XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of AR Arkansas //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //

734. AR Arkansas Odd Fellows Celluloid, 1921. Multi-colored celluloid "100th Anniversary I.O.O.F. Arkansas Valley 1921" etc around eye, rings scales "I.O.O.F." 32 mm, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of AR Arkansas // State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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735. AR IOOF Grand Lodge Badge, 1908. Top pin "Arkansas 1908 Denver", badge with legend, seal, "Truth". Antiqued bronze, Robbins Co, XF/AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Horse Racing //Horses //
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736. CA Beverly Hills Polo Club Fantasy Medal. "Beverly Hills Polo Club" around player on galloping horse. 51 mm, brass with integral loop.
CrossRef: State of CA California //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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737. CA Los Angeles Holy Name Society Badge, ca. 1910. Deep red ribbon with gold letters between two bronze bars "H. N. S. St. Joseph's Church, Los Angeles, Ca" At bottom 33 mm gilt bronze medal "HNS" and young woman's head. 5.25 inches. XF, ribbon faded. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt //Political: Ribbons/Badges //
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738. CA Teddy Roosevelt Los Angeles Reception Ribbon, 1911. Blue lettering on white ribbon with hanger. "Theodore Roosevelt Reception Committee Los Angeles March 21st 1911" 5.5 inches, XF. Rare. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California // State of NV Nevada //Gas/Oil/Petrol //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Celluloid - cello //
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739. CA (NV) Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic Badge, 1916. "Delegate" and two oil well gushers on metal hanger from which is suspended red ribbon with black letters "Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic Department of California and Nevada 31st Annual Convention Bakersfield, California May 1918" from which is suspended 1.75 celluloid in yellow, green, blue, white and gold. Wreath of flowers around GAR star. AU. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Bank & Bank related //
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740. CA Los Angeles Pageant of Progress Bank Medal, 1922. "Pageant of Progress Los Angeles Colosseum 1922" around the LA Colosseum / "Hellman Commercial Trust and Savings Bank" around eagle with "HB" shield on breast. 34 mm, bronze, light color. XF, very fine pitting.
CrossRef: State of CA California //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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741. CA Los Angeles. Torrey Bible Institute (Biola College) Medal, 1928. The Bible Institute of Los Angeles was founded in 1912, and its first Dean was R. A. Torrey. With the passage of time it developed a four year program, and in 1949 was renamed Biola College. "Reuben Archer Torrey" around 3/4th facing bust, "1856-1928 Colossians 2:5-6" / "Member Torrey Memorial Association of Bible Institute of Los Angeles" 30 mm, copper. XF, toned areas. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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742. CA Los Angeles: Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment Medal, 1933. "Delegate Los Angeles, Cal" top pin from which is suspended "Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic" wreathed star BZ medal. Undated, but issued 1933. Chocolate bronze. 2.5 inches. Unc, ribbon faded. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Elks - BPOE //

743. CA Elks Los Angeles National Convention Badge, 1936. Elaborate, uniface badge in shape of seashell. Seven California scenes in the rays of the badge, including silent movie set, LA Courthouse, oil well, and Spanish mission. These are above an orange, a flower, and an elk's head on clock, "July 1936, 72nd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, California". Below is place for name tag. Antiqued N-S, 52 x 56 mm. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California // State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Corn //
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744. CA Los Angeles Iowa Association Celluloid and Ribbon. So many Iowans moved to California in the early twentieth century that they formed a large association. It held an annual fair at Eastlake Park, CA, and one year attracted over 100,000 fair goers! Blue on white celluloid top pinback "Iowa Picnic" around ear of corn and pig from which is suspended red ribbon with black letters "Annual Picnic Iowa Association Eastlake Park" 5 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Agricultural //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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745. CA Sacramento Agricultural and Horticultural Award Medal, ca. 1890. "Designed, Arranged and Prizes Presented by" around detailed basket of fruits and flowers, "Warren and Son of Sacramento City, California" / "Agricultural and Horticultural Exhibition, Sac. City, Cal," around "Awarded to" on ribbon and blank space for engraving recipient's name. By "S & H" 38 mm x 3 mm thick white metal. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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746. CA San Francisco: 50th Anniversary of California, 1900. "San Francisco 50 Anniversary Sep. 9. 1900" / "Eureka" above a parody of the symbolism of state shield, "California" below. In the usual symbolism a bear lays at the feet of a woman who rests her hand on a shield. Here the bear is replaced by a dog, who is nipping at the nose of the face of the man on the shield! Odd! 16 mm, brass. AU. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Bi-Metals //Lord's Prayer //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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747. CA San Francisco: Bimetal National Encampment Medal, Lord's Prayer, 1903. Maltese cross in chocolate bronze with brass center. "Aug. 17-24, 1903" in arms of bronze cross, "37th National Encampment San Francisco" On the inserted brass center is GAR seal / Lord's prayer. 43 mm, integral loop. Schwaab. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //

748. CA San Francisco: Portola Festival Medal, 1909. In 1769, Gaspar de Portola lead a Spanish expedition northward from San Diego, and sighted San Francisco Bay. The 1909 Portola Festival celebrated the rebuilding of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake, and was part of the city's bid to get the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. Stars and flags around American eagle perched on shield / "Portola Festival Oct. 19-23 1909 San Francisco, Ca." around bust of Portola. Medal suspended from hanger on which is a bear and "Souvenir." 35 mm, brass, 60 mm total, with frayed yellow and red ribbon. Bright AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Celluloid - cello //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Flower/Floral //

749. CA Multi-colored San Francisco Sunday School Convention Badge, 1911. Beautiful multi-colored 32 mm celluloid pinback, "13th International Sunday School Convention, San Francisco, 1911" around scene of the harbor on orange flower. Mostly blue, white and orange. Suspended from the celluloid are two ribbons. Faded gold letters on white and blue ribbon, "United States Delegate" 4 1/2 inches. XF, ribbon fading. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Eagles FOE Fraternal Order of Eagles //
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750. CA San Francisco: Eagles National Convention Badge, 1911. "San Francisco Aerie No 5" top pin from which is suspended an elaborate cutout medal. Eagle sits on "FOE" scroll. Below is a shield-shaped medal with eagle on shield flanked by worker holding shovel and surveyor holding sextant. On central shield is ship and the Presidio? Other symbols at sides of two men. Below is "Grand Convention Aerie San Francisco 1911" By Schaezlein & Son. Gilt brass, 2.5 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Switzerland //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //
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751. CA Swiss Society of California Medal, 1891. "Souvenir of the VI Centennial of the Swiss Republic August 1st 1291" around Swiss shield over oak sprigs / "Swiss Society of California August 1st 1891" around circular shield containing symbolism of the California shield. 34 mm, white metal with integral loop. Not in Rulau. Apparently unlisted. AU, rev ding. $100.00-150.00+
COMMENT: Estimated at $100 in 1981 Almanzar auction.
CrossRef: State of CA California //Bi-Metals //Native Sons of Golden West - CA //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //Bears //
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752. CA Discovery of Gold and Semi-Centennial Bimetal Medal, 1898. Chocolate bronze wreath around brass medal "California Gold Discovery San Francisco 1848 1898" around miner panning for gold "48 Rocker" / Covered wagon pulled by two oxen. Suspended by replacement ribbon from chocolate bronze bar with grizzly bear over "Souvenir" 4 inches. Scarce! XF. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //McKinley: William McKinley //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //
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753. CA William McKinley Memorial Medal, 1901. "In Memorium 1901" around bust of assassinated President William McKinley. Reverse "Santa Clara County, Cal McKinley Memorial" and five stars. 24 mm copper, about XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Maps & Globes/Charts/Atlases //Woodmen of the World //
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754. CA Spectacular California Woodmen Convention Badge, 1905. Three part chocolate bronze badge. Axe on log "8th Biennial Session Los Angeles, April 1905" from which is suspended stump "Woodmen of the World" from which is cutout map of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Colorado, and in the center is a gilt medallion of Joseh Cullen Root, founder of the Woodmen. 4.5 inches, XF+. $30.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //China //1915 Pan-Pacific //Good Luck //
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755. CA Chinese-American Good Luck Token Imitating Chinese Cash Coin, ca. 1915. Brass token the same size and shape as a Chinese cash coin (circular with square central hole). Six Chinese characters / "Good Luck." Purchased as a token of the Panama-Pacific Exposition, but this has not been confirmed and no other example has been traced. Unlisted? 24 mm brass. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Movie/TV/Radio Related, premiums //

756. CA Early Hollywood Silent Movie Premier/Charles Ray Portrait Medal, 1923. Rare, Early Hollywood Medal of a Silent Movie that has been lost. "The Courtship of Miles Standish" was a nine reel epic based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem. "Compliments of Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Co." around facing bust of silent movie star Charles Ray with long wig and broad Puritan hat. Ray played John Alden and financed the film with his own money. Reverse "The Courtship of Miles Standish" around the ship "Mayflower," which brought the Pilgrims to Massachusetts. The "Mayflower" floating set cost $65,000 and bankrupted Charles Ray. This variety has never before been listed, and is a unique piece of early Hollywood cinematic history. 34 mm, Aluminum, about VF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Movie/TV/Radio Related, premiums //

757. CA Early Hollywood Silent Movie Premier/Charles Ray Portrait Medal, 1923. Rare, Early Hollywood Medal of a Silent Movie that has been lost. "The Courtship of Miles Standish" was a nine reel epic based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem. "Compliments of Los Angeles Rubber Stamp Co." around facing bust of silent movie star Charles Ray, who played John Alden and personally financed the film. Reverse "The Courtship of Miles Standish" around the ship "Mayflower," which brought the Pilgrims to Massachusetts. The "Mayflower" floating set cost $65,000, and bankrupted Charles Ray. 34 mm, gilt brass. Spectacular piece of early Hollywood cinematic history! Toned AU. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Movie/TV/Radio Related, premiums //

758. CA Early Hollywood Silent Movie/Marion Davies Portrait Medal, 1922. Early Hollywood "Lucky Coin" of a silent movie staring Marion Davies -- boyfriend of William Randolph Hearst -- in her earliest leading role as Mary Tudor. The movie was set during the reign of the English King Henry VIII. "When Knighthood Was in Flower, Marion Davies" around head of the movie star wearing a peacock feather / "Henry VIII Sovereign 1509 1922" around "Lose Not This Lucky Piece and Thy Fortune Wille Morease" By Whitehead and Hoag. Very nice example of early Hollywood cinematic history. 30 mm, copper. XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Agricultural //
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759. CA Western Fruit Jobbers Gestalt Association Badge, 1928. Brass name bar from which is suspended gray ribbon with black letters "W.F.J.A. Los Angeles 1928" and brass cutout basket of fruit marked "California" that when turned on its side becomes map of California! Among the fruit is a small blue enameled label "Western Jobbers". By Metwalen, Los Angeles. 5 inches. The medal is particularly neat. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Railroad //1939 Golden Gate Expo //
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760. CA Union Pacific Railroad / Golden Gate Exposition Medal, 1939. "Road of the 'Steamliners' and the 'Challengers' Union Pacific" around a steam locomotive and early diesel locomotive emerging from sides of a shield that reads "Union Pacific the Overland Route" below is "Aluminum in These Famous Trains Furnished by Aluminum Company of America / "Golden Gate International Exposition" around "1939 San Francisco Bay" and stylized scene of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay. 32 mm aluminum. AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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761. Pacific Far East Shipping Line Medal, ca. 1956. "Pacific Far East Line SS Mariposa SS Monterey" around stars over bear and ferns. Uniface, flat relief, antiqued bronze, 3". XF+. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CA California //Bank & Bank related //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //
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762. CA California Bank Return Medal. "United California Bank 1868" around two bears resting on bank's initials / "If Found... San Francisco" etc. 28 mm, bronze with integral loop. XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //

763. CO Delta: Fair Pinback, 1904. Peach and green color on white, black letters. "By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them 4th Annual Fruit Fair Sept. 28, 29, 30, 1904 Paonia, Delta Co. Colo." around ripe peach. 32 mm, celluloid is crackled. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Horticulture //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //
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764. CO Delta: National Horticultural Congress Celluloid Button and Ribbon, 1909. Yellow ribbon with black letters "Employee National Horticultural Congress 1909" and multicolored celluloid "Delta, Colo, Home of the Jonathan Apple" around bright red apple. 4 inches. Scarce! XF. Bastian Bros. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Elks - BPOE //Agricultural //
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765. CO Delta Elks Badge, 1914. Two-part gilt bronze badge. Clock and two bulls "Denver 1914" from which is suspended red and black enameled gilt bronze "Delta 1225" sugar beets, applies and elk's head. 2.5 inches, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois // State of CO Colorado //Knights Templar //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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766. CO/IL: Lincoln Knights Templar Ribbon, 1892. Medieval knight on horseback, carrying banner. "Denver, 1892, Constantine Commandery, No. 51, Knights Templar, Lincoln, Ill. 7 inch black on beige ribbon, XF, fold, mark. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //Celluloid - cello //Steam engine //
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767. CO Denver: Impressive National Editorial Association Convention Ribbon, 1898. Neat metal top hanger of crossed scissors and quill from which is suspended large colored celluloid button of Colorado produce. Blue ribbon with metallic fringe, with silver "1858" and wagon train on which is "Pike's Peak or Bust" and 1850's printing press. Below are gold letters "13th Annual Meeting of the National Editorial Association Denver, Colo. Sept. 5-9, 1890" Below that is a silver train drawn by steam engine "1898" and turn of the century printing press. 9 inches. Unusual! About XF, minor fading. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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768. CO Intriguing Denver Odd Fellows Badge, 1903. "Pennsylvania" rectangular celluloid in gilt brass hanger from which is suspended purple and red ribbon with silver letters "84th Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver 1903" from which is suspended a strange object. The object is the shape of a locket, but we cannot see a way to open it. It is hard, glossy and jet black circled by a rope of brass. On one side is a celluloid "Pennsylvania I.O.O.F." around an eye. 3 3/4, Unc. inches. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //
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769. MS /CO Denver: Odd Fellows Cotton Bale Badge, 1903. Brass hanger "Mississippi"/cello from which is suspended three gilt rings from which is suspended large 2.25 inch celluloid button: "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver 1908 Our Representatives" etc around cotton bale, Bright XF/AU. Keystone Badge Co. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Canada Badges/Ribbons //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Maps & Globes/Charts/Atlases //
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770. CO Canada. Maritime Provinces Exceptional Nice Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. "Maritime Provinces of Canada" rectangular celluloid in ornate gilt brass hanger from which is attached a white ribbon with silver beaver and maple leaf and two applied red, white and blue Union Jack style flags. Attached to the ribbon is a 44 mm multicolored celluloid button map of the Maritime Provinces, "84th Annual Session, Sovereign Grand Lodge, I.O.O.F., Denver, Colo, 1908". 5 1/4 inches. Unc. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado // State of ID Idaho //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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771. CO Odd Fellows Convention Ribbon, 1908. Large brass hanger with celluoid "Idaho" from which is suspended a photographic celluloid pin in roped circle "State Capitol" around capital building. Ribbon is purple with gold letters "Annual Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver, Colo. September 1908 Grand Lodge" and list of officers. Nice bright XF+. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //Whitehead and Hoag //
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772. CO Denver: Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. Colorful, multi-part badge. "I.O.O.F." on miner's pan, crossed mining pick and shovel top pin from which is suspended gilt bronze bundle of wheat, and antiqued silvered state map "Colorado to Sovereign Grand Lodge St. Paul, 1907", farm plow, donkey, mining tools, with red and blue ribbon with gold letters "Denver 1908" 5.5 inches, Bright XF. Whitehead & Hoag on paper label on ribbon. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows // State of IA Iowa //
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773. CO Denver: Cello Photo Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. Brass hanger "Iowa"/cello from which is suspended purple ribbon with gold letters "84th Annual Session Sovereign Grand Lodge 1908 Denver, Co." from which is suspended brass rope around photographic celluloid button "Zala A. Church" below bust. 5.5 inches, Bright XF. Keystone Badge Co. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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774. CO Denver Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1908. White ribbon with blue letters "I Am Going to Denver the Mile-High Convention City to Attend the Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. in 1908" 7.5 inches, wrinkled XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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775. CO Denver Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1908. Large brass hanger suspending purple ribbon with yellow letters "I.O.O.F. Past Grand Representative S.G.L. Denver 1908" 6.5 inches, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Flower/Floral //
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776. CO Denver: Odd Fellows Sunflower Cello Photo Badge, 1908. Sunflower made of yellow ribbons around black and white celluloid with brass ring "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Denver 1908" around photograph of "Home" with canoe on lake. 2.5 inches. Neat. XF+. Western Badge. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Celluloid - cello //Birds (except eagles), etc. // State of DE Delaware //Odd Fellows //
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777. CO Denver Convention Badge, 1908. Brass bar with "Delaware First the Constitution Signed" from which is suspended by chains a blue and white celluloid "Compliments of Delaware Delegation Denver 1908" around hen and chickens. 3.5 inches, XF. Not marked, but probably Odd-Fellows. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Elks - BPOE //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //
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778. CO Denver: Specially Commissioned Elks Convention Gold Panning Badge, 1914. "Denver Queen City of the Rockies 1914" around cutout of Rocky Mountains from which is suspended cut-out gold miner's pan crossed by pick and two shovels and high relief elk's head in center "Golden Jubilee Grand Lodge Reunion B.P.O.E." Reverse: "Made for Sam Mayer, Denver by Robbins, Attleboro". Mayer was listed in the 1892 city directory as a "money broker." 2.75 inches. AU. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //German-American //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Swastika - good luck //
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779. CO Large, German-American Medal of Mountains around Denver, 1916. "Gut Heil" and good-luck swastika on top bar from which is suspended by red, white and blue ribbon a very large, roughly oval medal 80 mm x 42 mm. Center is a wreathed oval panorama of the mountains around Denver. Top is separately wreathed "31 Bundesturnfest" around the Turners' "FSFT" monogram. Below is "June 25-29 1913" and eagle perched on "Denver". Heavy, well done, XF. Colorado Badge & Nov. Co. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Military: Daughters of Union Vets //
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780. CO Denver Daughters of Union Veterans Badge, ca. 1935. Two-part brass badge. Colorado State House above "Denver" and flower "Colorado" from which is suspended small medal "DUV" in wreath, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Elks - BPOE //Atomic/Radiation/Irradiated //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //
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781. CO Montrose: Radium Mine Elks Convention Badge! 1914. Large, heavy, gilt bronze and multi-colored enameled two part badge celebrating a Radium Mine! "B.P.O.E. Denver 1914 Radium Ore" around high relief elk's head and clock from which is suspended large 52 mm roughly square scroll-shaped medal "Montrose We Supply the World with Radium 1053" above "Gunnison Tunnel" cornucopia, with enameled red and green apples at sides. By Robbins Co. Interestingly, the die cutter ran out of room in engraving "Tunnel" and had to recut and overlap the last letters. 4 inches. Originally had a sample of radium ore suspended from the top pin/badge, now missing (probably a good thing!). XF/AU. $75.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Agricultural //
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782. CO Pueblo Irrigation Congress Medal, 1910. "Pueblo 1910 National Irrigation Congress" around exhibition hall, "The Sunshine State" / Giant sugarbeet on which is "The Home of Cantaloupes, Sugar Beets, Alfalfa, Celery, Corn" with those types of produce around the sugar beet. 31 mm, copper, reeded edge. Bright Red AU+, minor spots, rare so nice! $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //Union //Military: Other Military Organizations //
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783. CO Colorado Medal for Suppression of Riots in Gold Fields, 1904. Colorado state militia medal for 1903-1904 suppression of miner riots. "Colorado City, Cripple Creek, Telluride, Trinidad 1903-1904 on hanger" with red, white and blue ribbon. Bust of Governor James Peabody / Miner and Soldier, "Law and Order." Bronze medal, 38 mm, 95 mm total length. In 1901 the miners of Telluride, Colorado walked out, calling for a set daily wage, and for union representation. Mine owners refused and hired non-union men to reopen the miles. Some 250 armed strikers confronted the scab miners and after killing three, forced the rest to leave town. The owners were forced to agree to a $3 minimum daily wage. This fair settlement did not bring peace to the mines, for in 1903 there was a general strike of the mill and smelting workers and miners. In Colorado City the Western Federation of Miners called a strike demanding wage increases and the eight-hour day. A strike of miners in Cripple Creek involved 3500 miners from 50 mines. The mine owners brought in outside miners and appealed for martial law. On 4 Sept. 1903 Governor Peabody ordered Brig. Gen Sherman Bell to proceed to Cripple Creek with the militia to maintain peace and order. On 6 June 1904 (10 months later), an explosion at the Findley Mine railroad station killed 13 non-union miners. The mine owners were quick to blame the union, precipitating lynching, censorship and destruction of the local newspaper. Mobs stormed the union hall and the militia arrested union men and sympathizers. By the 10th over 200 men were forcefully deported from the Cripple Creek district. Soon the mines started up again (with non-union miners) and the militia left 16 July. Choice AU. $325.00-350.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Masonic: Medals //Knights Templar //
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784. CO Spectacular 1892, Knights Templar, Pike's Peak Medal, 1892. Multi-layer, gold-plated, enameled medal in form of a cross with central overlay of cut-out circle around Pike's Peak and other mountains. Enamel is mostly black, with white and red Knights Templar symbol. "1892 Twentyfifth Triennial Conclave KT US Denver Colo." around "Grand Encampment" on banner and "Grand Commandery K.T. Colorado" etc. By C. F. Irons. 47 mm, vertical pin back. Striking! One of the most beautiful Masonic medals! Mint. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado // State of CA California //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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785. CO San Francisco: Knights Templar Medal, 1904. Chocolate bronze "Colorado" hanger from which is suspended black and yellow ribbon beginning to fray, with gold letters: "San Francisco 1904" and 38 mm medium chocolate brown medal: "Grand Commandery K. T. Colorado Organized March 14, 1876" around cross and crown / Knights Templar Maltese cross, etc. Hanger and medal uncirculated. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Insurance //Fire Department/Firefighters //
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786. CO Impressive, Multi-Part National Association of Fire Insurance Agents Badge, 1905. Four-party enameled gilt bronze badge: "Delegate" enameled on gold miner's pan with crossed pick and shovel, Colorado state capital in center, from which is suspended a small map of Colorado with "Denver" marked, and the forepart of a burrow enameled in blue "10th Annual Convention Aug. 16-18 1905" from which is suspended "The Nat. Ass'n of Local Fire Insurance Agents" 3.25 inches. Choice! XF+ $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CO Colorado //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Railroad //
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787. CO GAR National Encampment Medal Pike's Peak Railroad Medal, 1905. Large medal for the 39th national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Denver, 1905. Cog railway terminal and observatory with two cog locomotives toward top of the peak, "Pike's Peak" on rock in foreground / Ten line legend in wreath. 70 mm, bronze, tiny edge ding. XF/AU. $75.00-90.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //German-American //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //
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788. CT German-American Connecticut Music Festival Medal, 1885. Wreath around Lyre / "Zur Erinnerung an das 2te Connecticut Saengerfest, Bridgeport, Juni 22 & 23, 1885" Not in Rulau. 29 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Lightly toned AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Israel //Jewish/Judaica/Hebraica //Political: Cloth //Military: Revolutionary War //
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789. CT Brooklyn: Israel Putnam Monument Dedication Ribbon for State Legislators, 1888. Israel Putnam commanded the American Revolutionary forces at the battle of Bunker Hill, where he spoke the immortal words, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." Ribbon for state legislators. Blue with black letters and shield "Legislature, Putnam Monument June 14, 1888" 6 inches. XF, with unusual side fringe! $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Irish fraternal //Celluloid - cello //
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790. CT Danbury: Irish-American Hibernia Society Convention Badge, 1919. "Delegate" in shaped brass bar from which hangs white ribbon with laid on red, white and blue American and gold and green Irish flags. At bottom is suspended a photographic celluloid "12th Biannual Convention Conn. L.A.A.O.H. Sept. 10-11, 1919, Danbury" around photograph of man's bust (a priest?) 5.25 inches. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations // State of NY New York //
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791. CT/NY National Guard, CT Governor's Foot Guard and NY Tibbits Veteran Corps Visit to Hartford Ribbon, 1880. Company C of the 2nd Regiment of the New York National Guard is called the Tibbits Veteran Corps. This ribbon was issued for its encampment with the Connecticut National Guard Governor's Foot Regiment. Black letters on blue ribbon. "Troy, N.Y. Guest First Company Governor's Foot Guard Hartford, Conn. Sept. 21, 22, 1880" and "TVC" monogram of Tibbits Veteran Corps with crossed swords. 7.5 inches. XF. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations // State of NY New York //
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792. CT/NY National Guard. Tibbits Veterans Corps Visit to Hartford Ribbon, 1879. Company C of the 2nd Regiment of the New York National Guard is called the Tibbits Veteran Corps. This ribbon was issued for its encampment with the Connecticut National Guard. Black letters on blue ribbon. "Guest Tibbits Veteran Corps Troy N.Y. Hartford, Ct. August 1879" and eagle perched on shield. 8.5 inches. XF. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //
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793. CT Hartford Fourth of July Ribbon, 1883. Light blue ribbon with dark blue letters "Fourth of July 1883 Choir and eagle perched on shield "City of Hartford Conn" 5.75 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //

794. CT Hartford Civil War Veterans Reunion / William Buckingham Portrait and Statue Dedication Medal, 1884. "William Buckingham Governor Connecticut 1858 1866" around 3/4th facing bust in suit / "Reunion of Union Veterans, June 18, 1884" around "Unveiling of Buckingham Statue". He went on to become a US senator from 1869 until his death in office in 1875. Unlisted in Rulau. 34 mm white medal. Lightly toned XF/AU. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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795. CT Civil War Veterans Reunion Medal, 1884. "William Buckingham War Governor, Connecticut 1858 1866" around bust / "Reunion of Union Veterans Hartford June 18, 1884" around "Unveiling of Buckingham Statue" By Carl E. Snyder. 34 mm, white medal, holed for suspension. Well toned XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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796. CT Meriden: Odd Fellows Badge, ca. 1880. Heavy silvered bronze bar "Silver City" from which is suspended white ribbon with gold braid bottom and black letters "Canton Meriden No. 2. 1st Reg't P.M. I.O.O.F. Dep't of Conn." member standing in full regalia with sash, sword, plumbed hat, etc. 5 inches. Graphic! XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Whitehead and Hoag //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

797. CT Middletown Sesquicentennial St. John's Masonic Lodge, 1904. Small gilt brass hanger "1754-1904" from which is suspended by a blue ribbon a 28 mm gilt brass medal. "150th Anniversary St. John's Lodge No. 2" around Masonic compass, square and "G" / "Feb. 4, 1754, Middletown Conn., Feb. 4, 1904". By Whitehead and Hoag. 2 1/2 inches. XF $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: National Guard //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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798. CT Niantic Encampment Medal, 1888. Civil War era soldier standing guard duty in front of four tents, canon and crossed rifles, with border of stars / "Department of the Connecticut State National Guard" around wreath within which is "Niantic Aug. 1888" Not in Rulau. 38 mm, white-metal. Bright Proof-like Unc. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Washington, George Washington //
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799. CT Norwalk: IF Woods: Washington Medal, 1869. I. F. Woods Memorial Series. "Norwalk Conn Memorial 1869" around uniformed bust of George Washington / Twelve line legend. Uncirculated, lacquered. Baker-369C. Bright! $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

800. CT Norwich Medallic Masonic Badge, ca. 1890. Thick, medallic rectangle for engraving name, from which is suspended cutout crowned Maltese cross with crossed swords (one grip broken), in center is Knight's Templar's skull, etc. and "Norwich Commandery, KT 46". By B. O. Penfold, Buffalo. 2 1/4 inches, gilt brass. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Revolutionary War //Generals/Military leaders //
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801. CT Putnam Phalanx National Guard Ribbon, ca. 1890. White ribbon with dark blue letters and bust of Revolutionary War General Israel Putnam. "Compliments of the Putnam Phalanx". 7.25 inches, XF, stain at bottom. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Daughters of Union Vets //Celluloid - cello //
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802. CT Williamsport: Daughters of America Convention Celuloid and Ribbon, 1923. Red, white and blue celluloid American flags and eagle above "D of A" on shield with red, white and blue ribbon, silver letters "32nd Annual Convention Daughters of America Williamsport Sept. 25-26, 1923" 3.25 inches. XF, ribbon a bit faded. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Bridge/Highway //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Whitehead and Hoag //

803. CT Windsor Locks Centennial Medal, 1954. "1854 1954 May Thirtieth 100th Anniversary of Windsor Locks Conn" / Three circular medallions of steam locomotive airplane, and old pole-boat going through the lock. By Whitehead and Hoag. 31 mm, light bronze, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Military: Civil War related //
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804. CT Removal of Battle Flags Medal, 1879. "The Union Saved" around flags, cannon, etc. from the Civil War, with the cannon marked "1861 1865" / "Removal of Connecticut Battle Flags" Sept 17th 1878" around state capital building, "Hartford" below. 29 mm, white metal, top hole. Bright XF. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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805. CT Connecticut Odd Fellows Home Medal, 1893. "Odd Fellow Home of Connecticut 'Fairview'" around home surrounded by trees / "Dedicated April 26, 1893" and fourteen other lines listing IOOF officers. By C. Reinson. 39 mm, thick aluminum, holed for suspension. Bright Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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806. CT Israel Putnam Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, 1915. Brass hanger from which is suspended red ribbon with silver letters "25th Anniversary Israel Putnam Lodge No. 33 April 17, 1915" from which is suspended multi-colored celluloid rings and eye in brass rope. 4 inches, AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of CT Connecticut //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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807. CT Nutmeg Suspended from Connecticut Tercentennial Shield, 1935. Bronze shield, 18 mm, "Connecticut 1635 1935 Tercentennary" from which is suspended a genuine nutmeg nut, which is 1/2 x 1 inches, light brown, with hook inserted at top for suspension. On original green card "Connecticut's Wooden Nutmeg Souvenir Made and Distributed by Eastern Windham County Tercentenary Committee, Danielson, Conn. 15 Cents". Rare with original card! About AU, card worn. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Washington, George Washington //Morgan: George T. Morgan //
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808. DC Unlisted Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Medal by the Engraver of the Morgan Silver Dollar, 1889. "George Washington 1789" around bust of Washington right / "Washington D.C." Unusual view of Capital and adjoining buildings. Medal for the D. C. festivities. The obverse is signed "M" for George T. Morgan, designer of the Morgan silver dollar, and is a known die that also was used for the New York State Festivities (Rulau-Fuld revision of Baker, page 212). This reverse die is unrecorded. 35 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Very bright proof-like AU, dings. $125.00-175.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Patent Office/Patents //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //
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809. DC Patent Office Centennial Medal, 1891. Thick medal. "Patent Office United States of America" around angry looking eagle defending American shield, resting on plow, gear in background. Patent Centennial Celebration Washington April 10, 1891. By C. L. Chapelle. 48 mm, 4 mm thick, aluminum, holed for suspension. GEM Proof-like. Unusual to find this thick an aluminum medal. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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810. DC Grand Army of the Republic Potomac Ribbon, 1892. Red ribbon with black letters "24th Annual Encampment Department of the Potomac, G.A.R. February 1892" 5.75 inches, XF, fraying top/bottom. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Dewey: George Dewey //Whitehead and Hoag //Peace Jubilee //

811. DC Admiral Dewey / Washington Peace Jubilee Bi-Metal Medal, 1899. Gilt brass 33 mm radiate star encasing 18 mm aluminum medal. "Peace Jubilee, May 23-25, 1899, Washington" around dove holding olive branch / 3/4th facing bust of Admiral Dewey. By Whitehead and Hoag. Type unlisted by Rulau and by Wallis and Dewey. XF. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Made-from or Relic //Other Presidents/V.P. //Barber: Charles Barber //McKinley: William McKinley //Barber: Charles Barber //Military: War of 1812 //
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812. DC US Capitol Centennial Relic Medal BADGE, John Adams and William McKinley Portrait, 1900. Important Relic Medal engraved at the Philadelphia Mint containing metal from the old Capitol and the old White House of 1800. "John Adams 1800 William McKinley 1900" around busts of Presidents Adams and McKinley. Reverse "United States Capitol 1900" above modern Capitol building, "Commemorative of Establishment of the Capital in the District of Columbia, United States Capitol 1800" and the old Capitol building that was burnt by the British during the War of 1812. Dies cut at the US Mint by Charles Barber from a design of William P. Van Wickle, and struck by the Washington jewelry firm of R. Harris & Co. One of the very few medallic portraits of Adams. 43 mm, 4 mm thick, chocolate bronze, with claw clamp attached at top. Suspended from red, white and blue ribbon by ornate hanger. Comes with photocopy of a note on these medals which was published in the 1977 Numismatist. Choice AU. $200.00-225.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Made-from or Relic //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //McKinley: William McKinley //Military: War of 1812 //Other Presidents/V.P. //
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813. DC US Capitol Centennial Relic Medal, John Adams and William McKinley Portrait, 1900. Important Relic Medal engraved at the Philadelphia Mint containing metal from the old Capitol and the old White House of 1800. "John Adams 1800 William McKinley 1900" around busts of Presidents Adams and McKinley. Reverse "United States Capitol 1900" above modern Capitol building, "Commemorative of Establishment of the Capital in the District of Columbia, United States Capitol 1800" and the old Capitol building that was burnt by the British during the War of 1812. Dies cut at the US Mint by Charles Barber from a design of William P. Van Wickle, and struck by the Washington jewelry firm of R. Harris & Co. One of the very few medallic portraits of Adams. 43 mm, 4 mm thick, chocolate bronze, with claw clamp attached at top for suspension. Comes with photocopy of a note on these medals which was published in the 1977 Numismatist. AU, spots. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //Political: Celluloid Buttons //Carnival //
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814. DC Washington: Woman's Republican Assn Carnival Badge, ca. 1900. Metal top hanger from which is white ribbon with gold letters "Carnival Woman's Republican Asso'n. Washington, D. C." from which is suspended a celluloid button in brass ring consisting of crossed American flags. 4 inches. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Military: Spanish American War //
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815. DC Spanish-American War Veterans Ribbon, 1906. Brass bar from which is suspended yellow ribbon with gold letters "3rd National Auxiliary U.S.W.V. Delegate Assembly Washington, D.C. Oct. 8-9-10, 1906" 6 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Masonic: Eastern Star/Female Masonic //

816. DC Eastern Star US Capital Badge. US Capital "17th Triennial Session General Grand Chapter Order Eastern Star" Heavy copper shell, 47 mm. Nice XF.
CrossRef: State of DC District of Columbia //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

817. "Merchant Tokens of Washington, DC", 1982. By David E. Schenkman, 80 pages, photos, prices. Hard bound, blue cloth, gilt. As New. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of DE Delaware //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Agricultural //

818. DE Delaware Fair Medal, ca. 1880. Arms of Delaware / "Souvenir Agricultural and Industrial Fair" By "P. L. Krider Co., Phila." Not in Rulau. 25 mm brass, top hole,about VF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of DE Delaware // State of MN Minnesota //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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819. DE /MN: Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Three rings from which is suspended purple ribbon with gold letters "Delaware to St. Paul 1907" and blue on white celluloid button with chicken and hens. 3 inches, $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of FL Florida //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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820. FL Jacksonville: Odd Fellows Badge, 1919. "Jacksonville 1819-1919" on gilt bronze bar from which is suspended 32 mm petal-shaped gilt bronze medal. "Florida Grand Lodge I.O.O.F." around scales, rings, Florida seal, etc. 2.25 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of FL Florida //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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821. FL Jacksonville: Centennial of Odd Fellows Badge, 1924. Two-part gilt brass badge. "Centennial Session Jacksonville, Fla." around elaborate panorama of city with Florida seal from which is suspended "I.O.O.F. 100th Annual Session 1924" around rings, seal, etc. 3.25 inches, Mint, on original card, card torn, corner missing. $25.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of FL Florida //Railroad //
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822. FL Jacksonville: Order of Railroad Conductors Convention Badge, 1928. Large bronze hanger "Florida" over beach scene from which is suspended by red, green and white ribbon a shield shaped medal "Jacksonville No. 196, 39th Grand Division O.R.C." around "1928" Florida and Order of Railroad Conductors shields. XF. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of FL Florida //Military: American Legion //
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823. FL Miami: American Legion National Convention Badge, 1955. Pink ribbon on medal bar with gold letters "Delegate" from which is hung a large red, white and blue painted bronze medal. "35th National Convention 1955" above crossed flags and Miami panorama "Greater Miami" and American Legion Auxiliary seals. XF/AU.
CrossRef: State of FL Florida //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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824. FL Florida Odd Fellows Badge, ca. 1910. Gilt bronze oval with red and green pineapple "Florida FLT" and rings. 40 mm x 29 mm. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Numismatists //Coin Club/Numismatic Organizations: US // State of FL Florida // State of WI Wisconsin //

825. FL Group of Coin Dealer and Coin Club Medals. Lot of 11 mostly large ca. 38mm medals, half from 1950s or 1960s. Florida and Wisconsin coin clubs, various dealer medals. N-S, brass, BZ, copper, AL, and one AVA in plastic. About AU-Unc, 11pcs. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of GA Georgia //Elks - BPOE //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //
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826. GA Atlanta: Elk's Watermelon Badge, 1923. Bronze badge around red, white and green celluloid watermelon. High relief elk's head "B.P.O.E Grand Lodge Reunion Atlanta 1923" 43 mm. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of GA Georgia //Celluloid - cello //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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827. GA Savannah Cotton Association Badge, 1925. Brass name hanger from which is suspended blue ribbon with gold letters "Atlantic Cotton Association Savannah 1925" and at bottom a celluloid button "S.S. Savannah" an ocean-going sidewheller with three main sailing masts. Reverse has paper insert "W. E. Floding Mir. Atlanta, Ga." 4.75 inches, XF. WE Floding Mfr. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of GA Georgia // State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //

828. GA "Grand Sire" IOOF Celluloid, 1902. "Georgia at Des Moines 1902 John B. Goodwin, Grand Sire" around photograph. 32 mm, pinback, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military: Sons of Union Veterans SUV //Celluloid - cello //
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829. IL Alton Sons of Veterans Encampment Badge, 1913. Photographic celluloid 1/2 inch button/pin "A. L. Van Ness Our Commander" around bust from which is red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Thirty-First Encampment Illinois Division Sons of Veterans Delegate Alton May 20-21-22, 1913" 4.75 inch, XF. St. Louis Button. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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830. IL Aurora: Yeomen of America Badge, 1911. "Y. of A." on green enameled flag, from which is suspended a partially silvered bar engraved "Vice-Chancellor", from which is suspended bar "Delegate" in black enamel, from which is suspended sea-shell shaped medal. In the center of the medal is a radiant building labeled "National Office Yeomen of America" and below in green enamel is "Aurora, Ill. Home" On reverse is "National Convention Sept. 12th 9" The flag is marked "Manfd by J. M. Goodell Jr. Austin, Ill." XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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831. IL Aurora: Central States Fair and Exposition Prize Ribbons, 1923. First and second place ribbons in blue and red with gold letters "Womens Dept. Central States Fair & Exposition Aurora, Ill. 1923" 7.25 inches. Two ribbons in lot, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Celluloid - cello //
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832. IL Aurora: Central States Exposition 12 Celluloids, ca. 1925. "Central States Exposition, Greatest Fair and Exposition in the Middle West, Aurora, Illinois" around map of the central US, with Aurora marked with a star, "Where City and County Meet." Various colors, colored rim. 37 mm. XF. Lot of 12 mixed. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Agricultural //
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833. IL Boone County Fair Prize Ribbon, 1923. Blue ribbon with gold letters and seal. "First Premium Boone County Fair Belvidere Illinois 1923" and Illinois state seal, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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834. IL Cairo: GAR Encampment and General John Black Portrait Medal, 1896. John Charles Black was born in Mississippi, and was a student at Wabash College in Indiana when Fort Sumter was bombed. He enlisted the next day in the 11th Indiana Volunteers, and took part in the Battle of Romney in what is now West Virginia on June 11, 1861. When his three month enlistment was over, Black returned to his home in Danville, IL, where he and his brother recruited Company K of the 37th Illinois Volunteers, and he was elected Major. Black served with distinction in most of the Confederate States, and at the end of the Civil War was brevetted Brigadier-General of the US Volunteers. In 1896 he was elected Commander of the Illinois GAR, and in 1903 became Commander-in-Chief of the national GAR. Bust of Black 3/4 facing, "Department Commander 1899" / "30th Annual Encampment Depart. of Illinois G.A.R. Cairo May 12-14, 1896" 38 mm, bronze, with integral loop. Toned XF. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //
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835. IL Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs Convention Ribbon, 1916. White ribbon with gold letters "Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs Delegate Urbana-Champaign Nov. 14-17 1916" 6 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //

836. IL M-8c Chicago: Burbank & Shaw: Doubled Reverse, 1845. The scarcer doubled reverse, clear and sharp doubling. Dealers in Dry Goods, a classic early scarce IL storecard. Choice brown Fine/VF. $50.00-70.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //
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837. IL Chicago: Old Settler Pic Nic Ribbon, 1880. Gold ribbon with metallic fringe and black letters "Old Settler Pic Nic," Chicago, Aug. 30. 1880. 1843" (The incorporation date of Chicago is given incorrectly as 1843). 6.75 inches. Nice, but a bit faded, some fringe missing. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //German-American //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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838. IL German-American Chicago Music Festival Medal, 1881. North American Sangerfest, Chicago, 1881. German legend around woman holding lyre / German legend in wreath. Rulau page 622 (Ch-64). 30 mm, white metal. Toned XF/AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Luxembourg-American //
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839. IL Chicago: Luxemburg Brotherhood Very Large Fraternal Ribbon, ca. 1890. Immigrants from the tiny Duchy of Luxembourg created one of the smallest, but most enduring and ethnically conscious groups of Chicago. The first Luxembourgers reached Chicago about 1842, and by the mid 1880s had created a Luxembourg area on Ridge Avenue at its intersection with Devon. Many of them built greenhouses and cultivated vegetables, and tried to make their community distinct from the German-Americans who were associated with labor radicalism and the 1886 Haymarket bombing. The Luxemburger Bruderbund was founded in that year, and still exists today. Large fraternal membership ribbon entirely in German. Five-pointed metallic flower with metallic tassel in center of three inch flower made of purple ribbon. This is on top of a black, red, white and blue, heavy ribbon with gold letters "Luxenburger Unterstutzungs Verein von Chicago, Ill." At bottom is metallic fringe. 12 inches. One of the largest fraternal ribbons we have encountered! XF $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Boot/Shoe/Feet //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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840. IL Chicago: Tilt-Smith Shoe Company Medal, ca. 1890. "Manufactured by the Tilt-Smith Shoe Co." around foot and shoe form, "Streeters, Foot Form, Chicago" / "No Goodyear Welt Shoes Genuine without This Trademark" around "Goodyear Welt Trade Mark" on Globe. Rulau page 950, Chi-160. Choice XF/AU $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Celluloid - cello //Stockbroker //Corn //
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841. IL Chicago Board of Trade Badge, ca. 1890. Heavy hanger and medal cello "Chicago" on bar from which is suspended wreath around celluloid "Y" on purple shield with corn and wheat behind, and purple ribbon with gold letters "Board of Trade" 5.5 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Verein //German-American //
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842. IL Chicago's St. Benedict's Church Ribbons, ca. 1890. Four church ribbons. One is 8 inches with metallic braid, entirely in German. Silver on red one side, and silver on black the other. "St. Benedictus Manner-Verein" above the Benedictine initials, "St. Benedictus Kirche, Chicago, Ill." Three 2.5 inch silver on red ribbons "St. Benedict's Church, Chicago", About XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Nudes/Human figures //Celluloid - cello //

843. IL Chicago: Nude Child Clothing Pinback, ca. 1896. Chicago clothing company pinback. White on brown. "Listening to the Praises of K. N. & F. Co. Clothing" around small, nude boy, who is "listening." Reverse reads "Kuh Nathan & Fisher Co., Clothing, Woolens, Chicago" and has 1896 patent date. 22 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Post Office //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //
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844. IL New Chicago Post Office Medal, 1899. Second known example of medal for the "New" Chicago Post Office intended for wearing at the inaugural ceremonies. "Oct. 9th 1899" around building. Reverse is thirteen stars in wreath above a heraldic eagle, ribbon in beak, holding olive branch and arrows in talons. 43 mm, 3 mm thick, gilt brass with soldered loop, about XF, bright. $50.00-60.00+
COMMENT: Rulau Ch-130F lists as "Unique?"
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Luxembourg //
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845. IL Chicago. Luxemburg Brotherhood In Memoriam Ribbon, ca. 1900. Immigrants from the tiny Duchy of Luxembourg created one of the smallest, but most enduring and ethnically conscious groups of Chicago. The first Luxembourgers reached Chicago about 1842, and by the mid 1880s had created a Luxembourg area on Ridge Avenue at its intersection with Devon. Many of them built greenhouses and cultivated vegetables, and tried to make their community distinct from the German-Americans who were associated with labor radicalism and the 1886 Haymarket bombing. The Luxemburger Bruderbund was founded in that year, and still exists today. White bow on top of black ribbon with silver-colored metallic fringe. Letters in silver "In Memoriam Luxembourger Brotherhood Section 3 Chicago" 5 inches. XF $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Masonic: Centennial BiCentennial Etc. //Masonic: Medals //
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846. IL Illinois Masonic Semi-Centennial Medal, 1900. "1850 Commemorating the Semi-Centennial Anniversary 1900" / "Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Illinois" around Radiate Star of David. By "Childs, Chicago." 40mm copper. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Made-from or Relic //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //
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847. IL Chicago: Grand Army of the Republic Convention Badge, 1900. Two-Part copper badge. "On the Record of Our Years, Abraham Lincoln's Name Appears, Grant and Logan and Our Tears, Illinois, Illinois" from which is suspended odd shaped badge "Official Souvenir Chicago Encampment G.A.R. 1900" / "This is to certify that this badge is made from captured cannon" etc. In center an aluminum medallion of Lincoln standing, flanked by two generals on horseback. 2.75 inches. AU. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Political: Medals/Tokens: Post-1900 //
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848. IL Chicago City Clerk Portrait Campaign Medal, 1901. "William Loeffler for City Clerk of Chicago" around 3/4th facing bust of in business suit and hat / "Vote for William Loeffler for City Clerk, Tuesday April 2nd, 1901". Loeffler later was a delegate to the 1904 Democratic National Convention. 33 mm aluminum. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Masonic: Medals //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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849. IL Centennial of the Scottish Rite and Henry Palmer Portrait Medal, 1901. Henry L. Palmer moved to Milwaukee in 1849, became affiliated with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. shortly after it was established in 1857, and became its president in 1874. "Centennial Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Henry L. Palmer" around "1801 1901" around facing bust of Palmer / "Oriental Consistory S.P.R.S. Est. Chicago 1856" around 32nd degree mason's symbol of crowned, double-headed eagle. 32 mm, bronze, chocolate. AU, small rim cut. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //
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850. IL Chicago: Old Settlers' Pic-Nic Ribbon, 1902. Blue ribbon with metallic fringe and black letters "Old Settlers' Pic-Nic," Chicago, Aug. 11, 1902. 1837" (The incorporation date of Chicago is given correctly as 1837). 6 inches, XF, a couple of fringes missing, residue from old label above imprint. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Lumber //
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851. IL Chicago Lumber Dealers Badge, 1903. Fancy metal hanger "February 1903" from which hangs by purple ribbon an elaborate cartouche "Illinois Lumber Dealers Association Chicago" around small lumber mill. 4 inches. About XF, but back of ribbon torn. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Agricultural //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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852. IL Chicago: National Hay Association Convention Badge, 1903. "Delegate" in brass frame from which is suspended white ribbon with gold letters "Tenth Annual Convention Nat'l Hay Ass'n Chicago June 1903" and below in frame is celluloid of hay bale marked "Members of the National Hay Association" 4.25 inches. XF, ribbon faded. Whitehead & Hoag. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Advertising Buttons/Pin-backs //Agricultural //
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853. IL Rosenbaum Brothers Advertising Badge, 1904. "Milwaukee Convention" on bar from which is suspended white ribbon with gold letters "June 22-23-24 1901 Compliments of Rosenbaum Brothers Chicago, Live Stock & Grain Commission Agents" from which is suspended eagle resting on "Rosenbaum Brothers Chicago". XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois // State of WI Wisconsin //
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854. IL Chicago/Milwaukee Board of Trade Medal, 1904. Chocolate brown bar "Chicago" from which is suspended by a blue ribbon a 38 mm bronze medal with claw clasp. Bundle of Wheat "Chicago Board of Trade" / "Milwaukee June 22, 23, 24, 1904" 3.5 inches. XF, possibly cleaned. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Temperance //
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855. IL Francis Willard WCTU Temperance Medal, ca. 1905. "Francis E. Willard Memorial Medal" around bust of Willard left / The temperance pledge in eleven lines. Williard began her career as a teacher and became Dean of the Women's College of Northwestern University before becoming a fervent apostle of temperance. She spent much of her time lecturing to the drunkards of Chicago before becoming president of the WCTU (Woman's Christian Temperance Association). 25 mm, aluminum with integral loop. Bright XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Washington, George Washington //Masonic: Medals //
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856. IL Washington Masonic Medal, 1908. "Washington Chapter No 43 R.A.M, Chicago Illinois" around 3/4th facing bust of Washington / "Commemorating the 50th Anniversary Chartered October 1st 1858" in oak and laurel wreath with "1908" below. Baker-6310, p. 145. This is the second known example. 55 mm, bronze, orange and black color. About XF. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //
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857. IL Chambers of Commerce Convention Badge, 1912. Blue and white enameled, gilt bronze three-part badge with red, white and blue "Delegate" ribbon. Woman with eagle perched on top of her head above panorama of Chicago's lake front "International Congress of Chambers of Commerce Chicago, Oct. 5-6-7, 1912" top badge from which is suspended name bar "J. R. Coolidge, Jr" and blue and white enameled world globe. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Union //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Labor related organizations //Watch Fobs //Grant, U.S. Grant //
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858. IL Impressive State Federation of Labor Convention Medal and Ribbon, 1914. Silvered brass "Delegate" bar from which is suspended white ribbon in gold letters "32nd Annual Convention Illinois State Federation of Labor Peoria, Ill. Oct. 20, 1914" From it hangs large, fob type metal "Illinois Two Greatest Sons" around busts of Lincoln, Grant, and Illinois Governor Tanner. 50 mm, silvered brass. The medal is not listed in King. Also suspended is a large blue ribbon with gold letters, which is particularly interesting "Governor Tanner combined all the human weaknesses and their highest attributes. He said to the coal operators of Illinois in 1892, 'If you import scabs from outside the state to take the places of our citizens who have families here, I will meet them at the State line with the State Militia and blow them back as fast they come over.'" $125.00-175.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Knights of Pythias KoP //
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859. IL Illinois Knights of Pythias 50th Anniversary Medal, 1914. "Grand Lodge of Illinois Instituted Feb. 4, 1870" around "Knights of Pythias" over eagle on helmet on shield with crossed axes / "Golden Jubilee Chicago Sept. 5-6-7 50th Anniversary 1864 1914" 33 mm, gilt brass. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Real Estate //Steam engine // State of IL Illinois //
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860. IL Chicago Real Estate Board Medal, 1916. Heavy, cartouche shaped medal with fob loop. 45 mm x 40 mm. Uplifted central circle "The Chicago Real Estate Board 1916 Chicago the Great Central Market" around steam engine, grain mill, lake freighter, and "Incorporated 1883" Medal suspended by red ribbon from name bar. XF/AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Luxembourg-American //Celluloid - cello //
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861. IL Chicago: Luxemburg Brotherhood Chicago Celluloid Pin and Ribbon Badges, 1918. Immigrants from the tiny Duchy of Luxembourg created one of the smallest, but most enduring and ethnically conscious groups of Chicago. The first Luxembourgers reached Chicago about 1842, and by the mid 1880s had created a Luxembourg area on Ridge Avenue at its intersection with Devon. Many of them built greenhouses and cultivated vegetables, and tried to make their community distinct from the German-Americans who were associated with labor radicalism and the 1886 Haymarket bombing. The Luxemburger Bruderbund was founded in that year, and still exists today. Six different Luxemburg Schebermesse ribbons with attached celluloids of the Luxemburg coat of arms and "L.B.A." Each is dated from 1918 to 1930. Four have ribbons, two with American flags. 4 to 6 inches. Nice collection. About XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Lumber //
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862. IL Illinois Lumber Merchant Convention Badge, 1924. Brass name tag/pin from which is suspended purple ribbon with gold letters "34th Annual Convention Congress Hotel Chicago Feb. 19-22, 1924" from which is suspended a neat, rectangular fob-type medal. 41 mm x 30 mm brass. "Illinois Lumber Merchants Assn." at side of gnarled tree trunk. XF+, some fading to ribbon. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Luxembourg-American //Luxembourg //
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863. IL Chicago: Group of Luxemburg Brotherhood Convention Ribbons, 1925. Immigrants from the tiny Duchy of Luxembourg created one of the smallest, but most enduring and ethnically conscious groups of Chicago. The first Luxembourgers reached Chicago about 1842, and by the mid 1880s had created a Luxembourg area on Ridge Avenue at its intersection with Devon. Many of them built greenhouses and cultivated vegetables, and tried to make their community distinct from the German-Americans who were associated with labor radicalism and the 1886 Haymarket bombing. The Luxemburger Bruderbund was founded in that year, and still exists today. Nine different red, white and blue Luxemburg Brotherhood convention ribbons with gold lettering dating from 1925 to 1941. The earlier ribbons are in German. Many have metallic hangers, one of which reads "Fred A. Gilson, General Chairman," and were probably collected by him. One has a metal Luxemburg flag. 4.5 to 5.5 inches. Nine ribbons, about XF. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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864. IL International Eucharist Congress Ribbon, 1926. Gold on blue ribbon. Bust of Christ above "Holy Name XXVIII International Eucharist Congress Chicago June 20-24, 1926" 5 inches, XF.
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Indians/American Native Indians //Political: Locals //
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865. IL Chicago Visitor's Official Excursion Medal, 1928. "Chicago Visitor, Wm. Hale Thompson Mayor" on bronze bar from which is suspended by red, white and blue ribbon a 33 mm bronze medal. Native American and ship flanking shield and Chicago motto / "Good Will Excursion Chicago 1928 Wm. Hale Thompson Mayor" 3 inches. XF. Wm. Schridde. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Union //Typographic //
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866. IL Electrotypers Convention Medal, 1941. Nice 34 mm gilt brass metal with fob-style loop. Worker without shirt removing electrotype plate from chemical solution, other equipment in background "International Association of Electrotypers" This is suspended from brass name bar by red, white and blue ribbon "44th Annual Convention Sept. 17, 18, 19 1941 Chicago" 4 inches, Bright XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Political: Medals/Tokens: Post-1900 //
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867. IL Lincoln Portrait and Republican National Convention Medal, 1944. Uniface gold colored, shaped "medal" -- not made out of metal -- with Lincoln's bust in center, surrounded by "Republican National Convention Chicago 1944" in blue letters. Pretty piece, seems to have had a loop removed from the top. By Greenduck. 38 mm. Gold plastic, AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Papal/Vatican/Pope //
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868. IL Chicago Archbishop and Pope Pius XII Medal, 1947. Titles around bust of Cardinal Sritch, Archbishop of Chicago / Title around bust of Pope Pius XII. Medal issued in the pope's 7th year (or 1947). Marked "Silva" 36 mm, silver. Unc. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Radio //Movie/TV/Radio Related, premiums //

869. IL Chicago Radio Premium Token Imitating Chinese Cash Coin, 1947. Brass token imitating a Chinese cash coin, but with a triangular rather than a square central hole. Nine Chinese characters / Dragon. For twenty years Brunk tried to identify this token, which is not listed in the numismatic literature. A few years ago he found an illustration of it in "The Antique Trader" ("Character Collectibles" by Rex Miller, May 6, 1998, page 89). Since the piece is a numismatic maverick it is useful to quote Miller. "Here is an example of a radio premium I've never seen listed anywhere: the 1947 Adventurers serial, which came out of Chicago sponsored by Shaeffer's, offered a 5-in-1 Mystery Hidden Compass. It was available for 25 cents in coin, plus a Shaeffer's box top, and the offers for it do exist on surviving recordings. The show aired Saturday mornings, briefly, and was a 'continuing story of mystery and suspense set in faraway lands. The example I'm looking at consists of nine parts... (and this 'coin' was one of them). Only three or four of these premiums and one instruction sheet have ever surfaced (as) 25 cents plus proof-of-purchase made this a relatively costly send-away for 1947." About XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Railroad //Bank & Bank related //

870. IL Chicago Railroad Fair / Bank of Gold Gulch Medal, 1949. "Bank of Gold Gulch, Chicago Railroad Fair 1949 Souvenir" around frontier bank / "Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago," around facade of modern bank building, "231 S. LaSalle St." 32 mm, gilt brass. Brilliant Uncirculated. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Philatelic/Stamps/Postal Service //
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871. IL Chicago Philatelic Society Medal, 1949. "Commemorating the 1500th Meeting, 1886 1949" around cartouche, "Chicago Philatelic Society" around beehive / "September 8th 1949, Chicago, Ill." around 1500". 34 mm gilt copper.
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Political: Medals/Tokens: Post-1900 //
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872. IL Chicago, Cook County Democratic Party "Good For" Trade Tokens. Unusual set of four "good for" tokens issued by a political party! "Reg. Dem. Org. 32nd Ward" / "Good For... in Trade" 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, and 50 cents. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Ireland/Celtic //Track & Field //
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873. IL Chicago Harp and Shamrock Club Medal. Odd medal, shaped like an outhouse! "Chicago Feis" above winged shoe, "Harp and Shamrock Club" enameled green in small circle below. 24 x 22 mm, integral loop. XF $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

874. IL Chicago Scottish Rite Masonic Badge. Silver-colored metal name-tag type badge. "32" on double-headed eagle's breast "Scottish Rite Valley of Chicago" 2 inches.
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Moose: Loyal Order of Moose LOOM //
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875. IL Danville Moose Lodge Dedication Medal, 1913. "Banner Lodge of Illinois, Instituted July 2, 1912, I Did It, Dedicated October 20, 1913" Reverse "Vermilion Lodge IOOI Loyal Order of Moose, Dedication Souvenir, Danville, Ills." 38 mm Aluminum, XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //Celluloid - cello //
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876. IL Elgin: Seybold Pianos and Organs Pinback, ca. 1900. Multicolored pinback. "'Fact in a Nut Shell' Seybold Piano & Organ Co., Elgin Illinois" around bronze nutshell on which is a piano in hexagonal star with its virtues praised in each arm of the star. By Bastian Brothers. 32 mm. XF, very slight foxing. $65.00-80.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //
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877. IL Leaf River Rebekah Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. Green and white with silver letters "Leaf River Rebekah Lodge No. 825 I.O.O.F. Leaf River, Ill." rings, beehive, etc. Reverse silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 8 inches, XF+. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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878. IL Odd Fellows Aluminum Double Medal Badge, 1902. Brass top hanger "S.G.L. Des Moines 1902 Illinois" from which is suspended 39 mm aluminum medal ""Main Building Odd Fellows Orphans Home Lincoln Ill." and large building. From that medal is suspended another 39 mm aluminum medal "I.O.O.F. Old Folks Home Mattoon Ill." 4.25 inches pinback broken. Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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879. IL Odd Fellows Copper Double Medal Badge, 1907. Similar to previous lot, in copper, different hanger. Brass top hanger "S.G.L. Illinois at St. Paul 1907" from which is suspended 39 mm copper medal "Main Building Odd Fellows Orphans Home Lincoln Ill." and large building. From that medal is suspended another 39 mm copper medal "I.O.O.F. Old Folks Home Mattoon Ill." 4.25 inches, pinback broken. Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Whitehead and Hoag //
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880. IL Neponset Soldiers and Sailors Association Ribbon with Photo of Vet, 1912. Photograph of veteran in ornate white metal frame from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Sixteenth Annual Reunion Bureau Co., Soldiers & Sailors Assocn Neponset, Ill. Aug. 28-29, 1913" 5.25 inches, XF, fading on ribbon. Whitehead & Hoag. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //German-American //Verein //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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881. IL Pekin German-American Society Lodge Badge, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. Heavy brass hanger. Black ribbon with gold overlaying red ribbon, both with metal fringe, gold letters. "Deutscher Gegenseitiger Unterstutzung Verein Pekin, Illinois". Reverse gold on black. 10 inches. XF, some fading. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Agricultural //
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882. IL Peoria: Grain Dealers Convention Ribbon, 1902. Blue ribbon with gold letters "Reception Committee Peoria Board of Trade National Grain Dealers Association Peoria, Ill... 1902" 6.25 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Agricultural //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //
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883. IL Peoria: Grain Dealer's Convention Ribbon, 1902. "Delegate" celluloid with purple ribbon, gold letters "Annual Meeting Grain Dealers' National Association Peoria, Ill. Oct. 1-2-3 1902" 4.5 inches. XF. Whitehead & Hoag $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Celluloid - cello //Verein //
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884. IL Peoria: Catholic Organizations Ribbon, 1933. Celluloid pinback with photograph of priest from which is suspended a red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters, "Catholic Union of Illinois of the Central Verein Illinois League of the National Catholic Woman's Union of America, Peoria, Ill. May 28-29, 1933" 4.5 inches. XF.
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Elks - BPOE //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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885. Peru and LaSalle Elks Centennial of IL Convention Badge, 1918. Large gilt brass hanger "June 11-13 Representative Peru-La Salle" around wreathed fort and woman gesturing to panorama of city's waterfront, with "1382" enameled on top; from which is suspended by red, white and blue ribbon a gilt bronze 27 mm x 50 mm medal in shape of state of Illinois with enameled blue and white flag, elk head on cross, "1818 1918". Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Jewelers //Good Luck //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Fish/fishing (not tax-badges) //
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886. IL Princeton Advertising Medal. High relief galleon and two sea monsters "Good Luck" / "Commercial Scholastic Jewelry and Awards" around "Josten's Princeton Illinois" 30 mm, gilt bronze, holed for suspension, XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Other Fraternal Issuers //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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887. IL Rock Island/Davenport: United Commercial Travelers Convention Ribbon, 1937. Brass name bar from which is suspended blue, white and yellow ribbon with gold letters "Joint Convention Illinois-Iowa Grand Councils Davenport, Ia. Rock Island, Ill. May 27-29, 1935" and suitcase marked "U.C.T" 5 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military: Woman's Relief Corps WRC //
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888. IL Springfield: Woman's Relief Corps Ribbon, ca. 1890. White ribbon with red letters and blue Woman's Relief Corps medal, "Stephenson No. 17, W.R.C. Department of Illinois. Springfield." 7 inches, VF, folds, dirty. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Knights of Pythias KoP //Celluloid - cello //
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889. Union Knight of Pythias Photographic Celluloid, 1900. Brown on white photographic celluloid pinback "K.P. Picnic Castle Hall June 6th 1900 Union" around photograph of building. Possibly Union, IL. Made by J. Mott, Chicago, with old fashion pin reverse, nice! $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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890. IL Viola: Grand Army of the Republic Badge, 1909. Metal "Souvenir Bar" from which is suspended bronze shield "32nd Annual Reunion Mercer County Soldiers and Sailors Ass'n. Viola, Ill, 1909" around GAR and shield. 2.5 inches, XF+. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Celluloid - cello //
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891. IL West Brooklyn: Church Cornerstone Laying Celluloid and Ribbon, 1910. Photograph of priest on celluloid pinback from which is suspended a yellow and white ribbon with black letters, "Cornerstone Laying St. Mary's Church West Brooklyn, Ill. Aug. 2, 1910" and attached is a much smaller celluloid of the same priest as a young man with yellow and blue ribbons. 5 inches. XF+. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Masonic: Medals //Odd-shaped //
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892. IL Klippe West Chicago Masonic Medal, 1907. Very unusual, square or "klippe" Masonic medal. "West Chicago Masonic Temple" above building, "Cornerstone Laying November Second 1907" / Legends around "G" Masonic square and compass. By Greenduck. 38 mm, bronze, holed for suspension. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Masonic: Medals //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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893. IL Masonic Grand Lodge of Illinois Semicentennial, 1889. Radiant sun emerging from clouds, "Semi-Centennial Celebration" in Its Rays / "Semi-Centennial of the Grand Lodge of Illinois F.& A.M." around "1840 Jacksonville Abraham Jonas, Grand Master, Chicago John C. Smith, Grand Master 1889" 44 mm, bronze, traces of lacquer. XF+, top loop removed. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //
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894. IL Enameled Rebekah Veteran Lapel Badge, ca. 1892. Two-sided ribbon. Pink and green spiral enameled scroll, from which hangs small monogram, and larger enameled medallion. Pink with "15" in white on multiple star. Reverse reads "Rebekah Veteran IOOF..." and is hand engraved "Illinois 668". XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Political: Ribbons/Badges //Political: Locals //
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895. IL Republican State Convention Ribbon, 1894. "Delegate Republican State Convention July 25, 1894" in black letters on red, white and blue ribbon. (Probably Illinois, but not marked). 5.75 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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896. IL Abraham Lincoln Illinois State Fair Badge, 1898. Brass "Old Soldier Day" top pin from which is suspended crossed cannon "1861 1865" over wreathed bust of Lincoln "Illinois State Fair 1909" King-507. 2.25 inches. Toned XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Lumber //

897. IL Illinois Lumber Dealers Shield, ca. 1900. Silver-colored metal cutout of branches and wood products "Ills. Lumber Dealers Association" 1.75 inches with integral loop. XF. SD Childs. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //
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898. IL Illinois Forester Multi-Part Badge, ca. 1900. "Illinois" on bronze bar from which hangs red, white and blue ribbon attached to another bronze bar with eagle on top, "F. of A." From that is suspended a 50 mm bronze medal with four medallions surrounding stag. 5 inches total length, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Made-from or Relic //

899. IL Grand Army of the Republic Convention Badge, 1900. Two-Part copper badge. "On the Record of Our Years, Abraham Lincoln's Name Appears, Grant and Logan and Our Tears, Illinois, Illinois" from which is suspended shaped badge "Official Souvenir Chicago Encampment G.A.R. 1900" / "This is to certify that this badge is made from captured cannon" etc. In center an aluminum medallion of Lincoln standing, flanked by two generals on horseback. 2.75 inches. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Attorney/Lawyer/Law/Justice/Judges //
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900. IL Illinois Attorney's Association Badge, 1905. Gold letters on light blue ribbon/pin, "Annual Meeting Ill. State's Attorneys Association, July 14-16, 1905" from which hangs a 43 mm multi-colored celluloid in brass ring. Eagle with spread wings, perched on rock in harbor holding banner "State Sovereignty, National Union" Pretty lawyer's badge. 4 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Tiffany & Co. //Railroad //
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901. IL Tiffany Central Railroad Semi-Centennial and Service Medal, 1901. "Illinois Central Railroad Co. Chartered Feb. 10, 1851" around "Central Mississippi Valley Route" on diamond-shaped panel, all surrounded by circular wheel and track design / "Service Souvenir 1851-1901" around "I.C.R.R. Co. to (with name "John Hargreaves" stamped from individual letter punches) After 8 Years Continuous Service" By Tiffany & Co. 35 mm x 3 mm chocolate and dark red bronze. Apparently rare as Johnson and Jensen estimated a similar medal at $75 twenty years ago. Choice XF/AU. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military: Civil War related //Military: Spanish American War //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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902. IL Civil War General George Meade Bust on Illinois Veterans Badge, 1902. Three part metal badge. "Ills. State Fair 1902" hanger from which is suspended a bar "Golden Jubilee" and from that an elaborate cut-out star with circular band, "Volunteer Day" and in angles of the star "U.S., 1861, 1865, 1892, 1902" and in center is a uniformed bust of General Meade "the Victor of Gettysburg." Lot includes three page history of his military career. 3 inches. Bright AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military: Civil War related //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Military: War of 1812 //Military: Spanish American War //
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903. IL Admiral Farragut Portrait Medal, 1909. Admiral David Farragut served in the US Navy from the War of 1812, and commanded at the Civil War battles of Vicksburg, Port Huron near Baton Rouge, and Mobile Bay. It was in the latter battle, when the ship in front of him struck a mine (then called a torpedo), that he shouted the words, "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" One of the few medals of this admiral, which was issued for US Volunteers Day at the Illinois State Fair. "U. S. Volunteers Day 1909" above 3/4th facing bust in admiral's uniform, "Admiral Farragut 1870" below / "Illinois State Board of Agriculture" around "To Commemorate the Valor of Our Soldiers and Sailors 1861 1865 1898 1901." By Childs. 38 mm, lacquered white metal with integral loop. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Military: Civil War related //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Military: Spanish American War //
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904. IL Civil War Col. James Mulligan Portrait Medal, 1909. Col. James Mulligan commanded the Union troops at the battle of Lexington, Missouri, but lost to Confederate Forces. This medal was issued for US Volunteers Day in 1906 at the Illinois State Fair. "Lay Me Down and Save the Flag" above facing bust, "1830 1864 and "Colonel James A. Mulligan 23rd. Ill. Vols." / "Illinois State Board of Agriculture" around "To Commemorate the Valor of Our Soldiers and Sailors 1861 1865 1898 1901." By Childs. 38 mm, bronzed W-M with integral loop, suspended from 45 mm x 20 mm hanger with American shield and "Illinois 1906 State Fair". XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of ID Idaho // State of IA Iowa //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Watch Fobs //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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905. IL United Commercial Travelers Convention Badge/Fob, 1920. The UCT was founded in 1888 "by and for Free Masons". Rectangular, enameled, watch fob bronze 38 mm x 28 mm. "May 27-28-29, 1920" over maps of Iowa and Illinois "21st Annual Session Davenport, Rock Island 24th Annual Session" and "Grand Council" over "UCT" on bag in white and blue enamel, "Iowa" and "Illinois" on shaking hands. Suspended by blue, white and yellow ribbon from brass name bar. 3.25 inches. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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906. IL Illinois State Fair Ribbon, 1939. Blue ribbon with gold letters "Reception Committee Governor's Day Illinois State Fair August 17 1939" 6.75 inches
CrossRef: State of IL Illinois //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //German-American //
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907. Group of Catholic Union of Illinois Convention Ribbons. Fourteen convention ribbons dating from 1926 to 1941 (some duplication). One with "Delegate 1930" medal and crossed American and German flags. 4 to 6 inches, about XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

908. IN "Indiana Trade Tokens", 1981. By Lloyd E. Wagman, 1st ed. 302 pages, plates. Hard bound blue cloth, gilt. As New, now very scarce. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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909. IN Indianapolis Soldier and Sailor's Monument Cello Badge, ca. 1890. "Souvenir" on brass hanger from which is suspended oversized oval metal-backed celluloid in brown on white. "Soldier & Sailor's Monument Indianapolis" around monument. 3.75 inch, XF+. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Knights of Pythias KoP //
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910. IN Indianapolis Knights of Pythias Medal, 1904. "Merrille R. Wilson Grand Chancellor" around bust and "Get Busy, Keep Busy" / "Indiana Pythian Jubilee Indianapolis" around "Feb 11th 1904" and helmeted Pythian shield. 38 mm, silvered white metal, top loop removed. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //German-American //Whitehead and Hoag //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //
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911. IN Indianapolis German-American Turners Assn Festival Badge, 1905. Eagle perched on crossed sword, torch and shield "FSFT" from which is hung by red, white and blue American flag, with a 40 mm cartouche "Nordamerikanischer Turnerbund 29. Bundesturnerfest 21-25 June 1905 Indianapolis" 4 inches. AU. Whitehead & Hoag. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //
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912. IN Indianapolis: Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Large photographic celluloid "New Grand Lodge Building I.O.O.F. Indianapolis" around skyscraper from which hangs red ribbon with gold letters "Compliments of Indiana S.G.L. St. Paul 1907" 4.25 inches. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Knights of Pythias KoP //Celluloid - cello //

913. IN Pine Village: Knights of Pythias Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Double-sided large ribbon with metal tassels. On top cello hanger is "K. P." From it is suspended a bronze wreath on which is celluloid Knights of Pythias shield. Also suspended is red, yellow and blue ribbon with silver letters, "Achilles Lodge No. 200 K. of P. Pine Village, Ind." Reverse silver on black, "In Memoriam" etc. 9.5 inches, XF, minor fraying to top ribbon. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Stoves/Ranges/Heaters //
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914. IN South Bend: Stove Discount Exhibition Token. "Engman Matthews Range Co. South Bend Indiana" around early gas kitchen stove "The Range Eternal" / "Good for 50 C Toward Purchase of 'The Range Eternal' during Exhibit Only, but One Coin Valid on Each Range Bought" By Greenduck. Does not list the exhibition where the token was used. 31 mm, brass, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Celluloid - cello //
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915. IN South Bend: Stephenson's Underwear Pinback. "Stephenson's Underwear South Bend, Ind" around standing man, holding bright red undergarment. 25 mm. XF. Bastian Bros. $25.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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916. IN Williamsport: 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Anniversary of Chickamouga Reunion Ribbon, 1889. Blue letters on white ribbon. "Re-Union of 86th Ind. Vol. Inft. Williamsport, Ind., Sept. 19 and 20, 1889. Anniversary Chickamauga 1863" and eagle perched on US shield. 7.75 inches. XF. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Sewing Machine //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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917. IN Whitney Sewing Machine / Indiana State Fair, 1874. "Exposition Buildings Indianapolis" around panorama of exposition / "Buy the Whitney Sewing Machine & Get For This $10" around "Indiana State Fair and Exposition" in Wreath. By Chas. H. Cox. This is the Rulau plate photo on page 635. Holed for suspension, 29 mm white metal. Bright VF/XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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918. IN 86th Infantry Civil War Reunion Ribbon, ca. 1880. White ribbon with black letters "1861-1865 86th Ind. Reg't" 6 inches, XF. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Typographic //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //Union //
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919. IN International Typographical Union 50th Anniversary Medal, 1921. Large, bronze name hanger, "Diamond Jubilee International Typographical Union and Indianapolis Typographical Union No. 1" from which is suspended "Delegate" bar, and below that an oval bronze medal, 45 mm x 33 mm. "72nd Session International Typographical Union" around Indianapolis Soldiers and Sailors Monument "1852 1927", AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IN Indiana //Coin Club/Numismatic Organizations: US //

920. IN Indiana Numismatic Society Convention Medals, 1967. Three 38 mm, bronze, uncirculated medals for the 1967 convention in Fort Wayne. Inscription around Indiana eagle / Inscription around "Progress" and view of city in 1812 and 1967. Three pieces in lot. Uncirculated. All the same. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

921. "Trade Tokens of Iowa", 1972. By Lewis K. Gerguson, 1972 ed. with 1973 supplement. CS-14014. Hard bound as one volume in red leatherette over original card covers. As New. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

922. "Tokens of Keokuk, Iowa", 1991. By Thomas P. Gardner, 74 pages, photographs and illustrations. As New, pictorial tan card cover. Signed by author. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Billiard/Pool/Bagatelle //Smoking/Smoke/Cigarettes/Cigars //

923. IA Four Cigars, Billiards and Bread Tokens. Four Iowa Trade Tokens. 1) Exira, S. A. Arnold Pool Hall, Good for 5 Cents. 22 mm octagonal brass 2) Des Moines, Hickey Brothers Store in Kirkwood Hotel, Good for 25 Cents, 32 x 22 mm oval white metal. 3). Victor, Hanson & Hauseman Bakery, Good for One Loaf of Bread, crenelated 28 mm white metal. 4). Keokuk, Stadler Cigar Co, Good for 25 Cents, 33 x 24 oval white metal. All AU-Unc (Exira token has a finger print). $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Newspaper/Publishing //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //
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924. IA Bagley: "Saturday Evening Post" Identification Tag, 1908. Metal identification tag hand-stamped "Clyde A. Porter Agt. The Saturday Eveing Post (note misspelling) Bagley Iowa. 8. 1. 08" Oval 34 mm x 20 mm, nickel, holed as made. XF, stain. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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925. IA Belle Plaine: Civil War Veterans Badge, 1906. Medal bar from which is red, white and blue American flag, celluloid suspended below in red, white and blue, "28th Annual Reunion Benton Co. Veteran Association, Belle Plaine, Iowa, Sep't 6th-7th, 1908" 3.5 inches, XF+. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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926. IA Benton County Civil War Veterans Badge, 1893. Three red, white and blue ribbons held together by circular metal ring around celluloid "Benton County Veteran Association" In silver letters on the ribbons are "15th Annual Reunion Vinton, Iowa Sept 27 & 28, 1893" 5.5 inches, AU. $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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927. IA Benton County Colorful Civil War Veterans Badge, 1894. Multi-colored, two-sided, thick, 1.5in celluloid surrounded by metal ring. "Benton Co. Veteran Association" around Union soldiers gathered around a campfire / "16th Annual Reunion Benton Co. Veteran Association Vinton, Iowa. Sept. 26 & 27, 1894" Suspended by yellow ribbon from "Speaker" rank insignia type metal hanger. 3.75 inches, Torsch. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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928. IA Benton County Civil War Veterans Badge, 1897. Brass US shield over red, white and blue American flag ribbon, from which is suspended a red ribbon with gold letters "19th Annual Reunion Benton Co. Veteran Association Vinton, Iowa Sept. 29 & 30 1897" 4 inches, XF, fraying to ribbons. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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929. IA Benton County Veterans Badge, 1918. Metal hanger "Comrade" from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with silver letters "40th Annual Reunion of the Benton County Veteran Association Sept. 19-20, 1918 Vinton, Iowa" Suspended at bottom is 1.75 inch celluloid photograph of unidentified veteran. 4.75 inch. St. Louis Button. $40.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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930. IA Benton County Veterans Badge, 1920. Metal hanger "Welcome" from which is suspended by red, white and blue flag in 1.5in celluloid in brass ring, blue and white "Benton County 42nd Annual Reunion Vinton, Iowa Oct. 6-7, 1920 Veterans' Ass'n" 4.5 inches, Unc. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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931. IA Benton County Veterans Badge, ca. 1920. Mental Hanger "Comrade" from which is suspended a red, white and blue ribbon with silver letters "Benton County Veteran's Association, Vinton Welcomes You" At bottom is 1.5 inch celluloid American flag. 4.5 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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932. IA Benton County Veterans Badge, 1922. Brass hanger "Member" from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with silver letters "44th Annual Reunion Benton County Veteran's Association Vinton, Iowa, Oct. 1922" from which is suspended 1.75 inch photographic celluloid of a very stern looking gentleman, circled by brass ring. 5.25 inches. XF/AU. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Military: Cavalry //
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933. IA Bloomfield: Third Iowa Volunteer Cavalry Reunion and Photographic Celluloid Badge of a Civil War Officer, 1925. Yellow ribbon with black letters "1861-1865 Thirty-Fifth Reunion 3rd Iowa Veteran Volunteer Cavalry Assn. Bloomfield, Iowa Sept. 9-10 1925" At top of ribbon is attached 1.25 inch celluloid photograph of a Calvary officer. He could be identified by intently studying photographs of Iowa Civil War officers, which are available on the internet. XF, minor discoloration to ribbon from old reverse tape over split. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //1892 Columbian Expo //Photography/Tintype/Daguerreotype/Etc. //
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934. IA Boone: Columbian Exposition Motif Studio Portrait, ca. 1892. Portrait of Young Man in Suit, "Johnson Palace Art Studio, Boone, Iowa, Superior Finish". Rev: Scene of the "Landing of Columbus" printed in purple ink. Signed "Yours Truly, Wm G. Sarryler, Boone, Iowa". 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Elks - BPOE //
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935. IA Burlington: Elks Convention Badge, 1913. Gilt bronze clock and high relief elk's head "Iowa State Convention B.P.O.E. Burlington June 1913" from which is suspended by purple ribbon 38 mm gilt bronze, high relief fob-type medal. "Iowa State Ass'n Burlington Lodge No. 34" around clock elk's head "B.P.O.E." / "8th Annual Iowa Convention B.P.O.E. Burlington June 11-12-13 1913". Robbins & Co. Bright AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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936. IA Burr Oak: Enameled 25 Years an Odd Fellows Medal, ca. 1900. The small town of Burr Oak had only 106 residents at the turn of the century, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder ("Little House on the Prairie") Museum is now located there. She lived in Burr Oak in the late 1870s when her parents managed a hotel. Three rings from which is suspended red, white and blue enameled and wreathed star with "25" in center / "Veteran I.O.O.F. Patented 1889 by the Sovereign Grand Lodge" and engraved below "Iowa LXVII" Engraved around edge "A. J. Crathenberg, Burr Oak Lodge No. 143, Iowa". Heavy gilt. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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937. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Ribbon, 1884. Two-sided ribbon. Red and white flag on blue ribbon with gold tassels and letters "SBOR Anna Naprstkova cis. 24, J.C.D. Zal. 9 Brezna 1884, Cedar Rapids, Iowa" Reverse gold and black. 7.25 inches, XF, no top pin. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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938. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two sided ribbon. Gold tassels and fringe on red and white ribbon with gold letters "Zofie Podlipska cis. 25 J.C.D. Cedar Rapids, Iowa" Reverse silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 8 inches, XF, no top pin. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Other Fraternal Issuers //

939. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. Red and white flag on blue ribbon with gold tassels and letters "SBOR Pomnenka Vlasti cislo 91 J.C.D. Cedar Rapids, Ia." Reverse gold and black. 7.25 inches, XF, no top pin. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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940. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Ribbon, ca. 1890. Black ribbon with gold letters and flower. "Anna Naprstkova cis. 24, J.C.D. Zal. 9 Brezna 1884, Cedar Rapids, Iowa" 6 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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941. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon with metal fringe. Red, white and blue with gold letters and wreathed shaking hands. "Rad Prokop Velkycis. 46, C.S.P.S. Cedar Rapids, Ia". Reverse silver on black. 7.5 inches, AU, bright, no top pin. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Celluloid - cello //
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942. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Semi-Centennial Badge, 1904. Impressive badge. Celluloid clasped hands hanger from which is suspended red, white and gold ribbon with gold letters "Provnost Svornost Bratrstvi" and high-relief American and Czech flags laid on the ribbon. At bottom is multi-colored celluloid in brass shield "Na Pamatku 50ti Leteho Trvani Radu" above crossed American and Czech flags "CSPS" and "Rovnost, Svornost, Bratstvi 1854-1904", clasped hands. 6.5 inches, AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Czechoslovakia //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Celluloid - cello //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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943. IA Cedar Rapids Czech-American Society Badge, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon with metal fringe. Shaking hands cello hanger from which is suspended white ribbon with crossed American and Czech flags and large celluloid button of Czech King Karl IV in bronze ring. Obverse ribbon is red and white with gold letters "Rad Karel IV Cislo 77 C.S.P.S. Cedar Rapids, Iowa" Reverse silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 9.25 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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944. IA Cedar Rapids: Samuel Kirkwood Portrait and GAR Encampment Medal, 1896. Samuel Jordan Kirkwood was an important politician in the early history of Iowa. In 1855 moved to Coralville, where he was a miller a few miles from Iowa City's first State Capitol Building. He served in the Iowa Senate (1856-1859), was the state's Governor (1860-1864) during the Civil War, served in the US Senate (1866-1867) after the resignation of James Harlan, was elected Governor of Iowa for a second time (1867-1877), again served in the US Senate (1877-1881), and became Secretary of the Interior (1881-1882) in the Garfield administration. "Iowa's War Governor S.J. Kirkwood" around facing bust / "22nd Annual Encampment G.A.R. Dept. of Iowa April 28-29-30 1890" around GAR member's medal. 38 mm, aluminum. Suspended from nickel hanger "Cedar Rapids" XF. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Hand-Engraved Tokens //Czechoslovakia //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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945. IA Saints Cyril and Methodius Cedar Rapids Slovak Ribbon, 1898. Impressive 10" badge with 3.5" wide metal top hanger (probably silver) with religious Cross as central motif, on which is hand engraved: "Katokicky Delnik" with clasped hands between names. From it is suspended two metal tassels and a two-sided ribbon with metal fringe. Silver on black one side, gold on red the other. "KDCW" in small shield below which is "Spolek Sv. Cyrilla a Methoda Odv. Cis. 45. K.D. Zalozen 22. Zari 1898. v Cedar Rapids, Iowa" and standing figures of Saints Cyril and Methodius. 10 inches. Impressive ribbon from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which is the location of the National Czech and Slovak Museum. Unique, engraved and named badge. VF/XF, some fading. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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946. IA Cedar Rapids Rebekah State Assembly Celluloid and Ribbon, 1905. Multicolored celluloid "Rebekah State Assembly Iowa, Oct. 17, 1905" around dove over beehive. This is attached to three ribbons of pink and green, with gold letters. "Compliments Cedar Rapids Rebekah's" 4.5 inches.
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Birds (except eagles), etc. //Horses //
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947. IA Group of Cedar Valley Fair and Expositions Prize Ribbons, 1920. Four first place blue poultry ribbons, with faded gold letters. "Cedar Valley Fair and Exposition Cedar Falls, Iowa, Waterloo" around head of horse, 1920 etc. 6.25 inches. Four items, about VF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Library //Military: Civil War related //Railroad //
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948. IA Centerville: Public Library and Civil War General, Iowa Governor Drake Portrait Medal, 1902. Francis M. Drake was a California Forty-niner, Brigadier General during the Civil War, wealthy railroad entrepreneur, Iowa Governor, and a philanthropist. He gave so much money to Drake University in Des Moines that the institution was named after him, and he obviously gave a great deal of money to Centerville, as well. All bright brass. The hanger reads "Dedicated November 1902" from which is suspended by two chain links a 35 mm medal. "Presented to the City by Gov. F. M. Drake" around Drake's bust / "Drake Free Public Library Centerville Iowa" around library building. One of the few medallic portraits of Drake. XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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949. IA Clinton Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon with metallic fringe. Small white ribbon with laid on crossed red, white and blue flags from which is suspended multi-colored celluloid in brass circle "Independent Order of Odd Fellows" rings and eye. Large ribbon is red with gold letters "Lyon's Lodge No. 61 I.O.O.F. Clinton, Iowa" Reverse is silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 9 inches, Bright XF+. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //
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950. IA Clinton: Grocers Association Photographic Celluloid, 1902. Neat Photographic celluloid. "Clinton Retail Grocers Association's 4th Annual Excursion Aug. 28th 1902" around city hall? 44 mm, XF. Balto Badge & Nov. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Whitehead and Hoag //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //Military: Cavalry //
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951. IA Coralville: Third Cavalry Reunion, General John Noble Photo Celluloid Badge, 1899. John Noble was born in Ohio in 1831, and came to Keokuk in 1856, where he practiced law. In 1861 he enlisted in the Third Iowa Cavalry, was promoted to Colonel, and commanded the 1st and 2nd battalions during the siege of Vicksburg. He served under General Sherman, and his regiment took part in all the operations against General Forest. He was breveted Brigadier General, and President Grant offered him the position of United State Solicitor General after the Civil War, but he declined. In 1880 he was appointed Secretary of the Interior. Yellow ribbon with silver letters, "Reunion 3rd Iowa Cavalry Centerville, Oct. 11-12, 1899" from which hangs a photographic celluloid in a brass ring, "Colonel 3rd Iowa Cavalry John W. Noble" around his bearded bust. (www.iowa3rdcalalry.com has posted on its website a photograph of Noble and the other veterans of the Third Iowa Cavalry wearing their reunion badges!) XF, celluloid nice! $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Railroad //
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952. IA Council Bluffs: Important GAR Presentation Portrait Medal of Railroad Pioneer and CW General Dodge, 1894. This unusual medal was presented to Iowa Civil War veterans by the Merchants and Manufacturers Assn. of Council Bluffs. Grenville Dodge was a frontier officer during the Civil War, helped construct the Transcontinental Railroad, and was one of the Founders of General Mills. In 1861 he was appointed Colonel of the 4th Iowa Volunteers. Dodge commanded the 1st Brigade, 4th Division at the Battle of Pea Ridge, was made Brigadier General of the Volunteers, and put in command of the District of the Mississippi. Later the same year he was made a Major General and commanded the XVI Corps during Sherman's Atlanta campaign, where he stopped Hood's flanking attack. After suffering a serious leg wound, he was put in command of the Department of Missouri. In 1865 Dodge ordered the Powder River Expedition against the Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho who were attacking settlers on the Bozeman Trail, and the conflict become known as Red Cloud's War. Dodge then was elected to the US House. After leaving Congress he became president or chief engineer of a dozen railroad companies, and was instrumental in constructing the Union Pacific portion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Light bronze bar enameled in black "Council Bluffs 1894" from which is suspended by a red, white and blue ribbon a 38 mm aluminum medal, with facing bust of Grenville Dodge, "Twentieth Encampment Department of Iowa Gen. G. M. Dodge" / Wreath around "Presented by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association of Council Bluffs, Iowa" By S. D. Childs of Cincinnati. Medal 38 mm, AU, ribbon faded. $150.00-250.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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953. IA Council Bluffs Odd Fellows Celluloid Pinback, 1898. Photographic celluloid "I.O.O.F. Temple, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1898" around five-story building. 44 mm. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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954. IA Council Bluffs Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1898. Red ribbon with black letters "51st Annual Session Grand Lodge of Iowa I.O.O.F. Council Bluffs Oct. 18-21, 1898" and eye over rings. 7 inches, fraying at top/bottom, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Medicine/Medical //
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955. IA Council Bluffs: Missouri Valley Medical Society Convention Ribbon Featuring Diphtheria, 1903. Pale blue ribbon with gold letters "Diphtheria Antitoxin Alexander" above instrument for administering it "The Medical Society of Missouri Valley March 19 & 20, 1903 Council Bluffs" $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //

956. IA CN-3 Creston: Blue Grass Palace, 1889. Choice example of scarce Palace token. While there are coal palaces, ice and corn palaces, there are few tokens for grass palaces! Building depicted. W-M, 25mm, Choice bright UNC, minor marks in field. $65.00-80.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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957. IA Creston: Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1901. Brass "Souvenir" cello hanger from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Iowa Creston 1901" 5 inches, XF, letters faded. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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958. IA Creston Rebekah Badge, 1901. "Souvenir" on hanger with pink and green ribbons, "Rebekah Assembly Grand Lodge of Iowa, Creston 1901" in gold letter. 5 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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959. IA Davenport: Catholic Conference Ribbon, 1896. Bronze hanger with small red, white and blue ribbons, and from the central one is a 28 mm medal with loop, "Davenport 1896" around cross, anchor, and goblet. Also suspended is large white ribbon with metallic braid, and black letters "Delegate R. C. M. P. S. of Iowa 1st Bi-Annual and 17th Annual Convention, Davenport 1896" 9 inches, unusual, faded/well-toned XF, minor stain. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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960. IA Davenport Semicentennial Odd Fellows Badge, 1897. Rings brass hanger from which is suspended by pink and green frayed ribbon a 42 mm brass star "Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Davenport, Ia. Oct. 19-22 1847 1897" around tent. 3.25 inches. AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //German-American //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //

961. IA Davenport German-American Music Festival Celluloid, 1898. Red, white, black and gold celluloid button for a musician participating in the festival. "Saengerbund des Nordwestern, Davenport, Ia." around lyre, crossed German and American flags, "July 28-31, 1898, 2nd Bass" By Whitehead and Hoag. 36 mm. Nice AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Knights of Pythias KoP //Celluloid - cello //Stickpin //

962. IA Davenport Knights of Pythias Photographic Badge, 1905. Triangular copper 44 mm top medal pinback "Grand Lodge K of P, Compliments of Damon Lodge No. 10" around "Davenport, Iowa 1905" eagle on knight's helmet, crossed axes and "FCB" on shield. Long stickpin attachment on back. From the medal is suspended a 36 mm gilt brass, roped frame within which is a celluloid photograph "C. C. John Cameron" above facing bust of old man in long beard wearing K of P medal and below is the date of the photo "1874". A truly impressive piece with photograph! 3 inches total. Choice XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Spanish American War //
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963. IA Davenport: Spanish-American War Veterans Celluloid and ribbon, 1907. Black and white celluloid button from which hangs two red, white and blue ribbons. "Ninth Annual Encampment of U.S.W.V. June 10-11-12 Davenport, Iowa Department of Iowa" around USWV cross. 2.5 inches, AU. Undated, but the 9th was 1907. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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964. IA Davenport: St. Kunigunde Religious Celluloid, 1909. White, black and gold pinback. "Goldenes Jubileum 1859 1908 R.T. Rev. A. Niermann Davenport, Ia." around Niermann with long beard, wearing glasses and skullcap. Msgr. Anton Niermann (1831-1914) was the long time priest of St. Kunigunde, whose named was changed to St. Joseph as the city of Dubuque became more Irish and less German. 32 mm. By Whitehead and Hoag. XF $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Elks - BPOE //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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965. IA Davenport Elks Steamboat Badge, 1912. Two-part gilt bronze badge. Steamboat "Davenport, Iowa" from which is suspended 38 mm, high relief medal. Elks head clock "BPOE" etc / "Seventh Annual Reunion Iowa State Association B.P.O.E. June 5-6-7, 1912", XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Military: Cavalry //
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966. IA Davenport: Second IA Vol. Cavalry Reunion and Photographic Celluloid Badge of a Civil War Officer, 1917. Brass hanger "19th Reunion" from which is suspended by yellow ribbon with silver letters "2nd Iowa Cavalry Association Davenport Iowa 1917". From that is suspended a 1.75 inch photographic celluloid of a Civil War officer surrounded by a brass ring. He could be positively identified by intently studying photographs of Iowa Civil War Officers, many of which are available on the internet. Red, white and blue around photograph of Civil War cavalry officer. AU $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rotary //
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967. IA Davenport Rotary Convention Ribbon, 1923. Large brass name hanger with blue enameled "Rotary International" shield from which is suspended red ribbon with black letters "Eleventh District March 22-23, 1923, Davenport, Iowa" 6.5 inches, XF+. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Knights of Columbus KoC //
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968. IA Denison Knights of Columbus Lodge Ribbon. Two-sided ribbon with metal braid. Purple with gold letters, "Denison Council No. 207 Denison, Iowa." Reverse silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. Silver-colored ribbon hanger "Member" from which is suspended eagle perched on wreath containing red, white and blue enameled "K of C" seal. About XF.
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Red Men: Improved Order of Red Men IOORM //Celluloid - cello //
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969. IA Des Moines: Improved Red Men Council Ribbon, ca. 1890. "Representative" on hanger, from which is suspended brass wreath around man's photograph. Red ribbon with silver letters "21st Great Suns Session Great Council of Iowa I.O.R.M. Des Moines, Iowa 11th and 12th Sun Travel Moon, G.S.D. 413." Back of ribbon has been repaired and the US flag ribbon suspending the photograph seems to be a replacement, otherwise VF/XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Italy //Celluloid - cello //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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970. IA Des Moines Italian-American Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. Red, white and green ribbon with metal fringe and gold letters "Societa Stemma d'Italia Des Moines, Iowa" and multi-colored celluloid and arms in brass ring. Reverse silver on black "In Memoria" etc. 8 inches, no top pin. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Woodmen of the World //Celluloid - cello //
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971. IA Des Moines: Woodmen Ribbons & Cello Button, 1897. Three small Woodmen ribbons. Two black on yellow "M.W.A. Des Moines, Feb. 2, 1897", one with celluloid "State Camp Iowa MWA Des Moines Feb. 2, 1897" Third "W.O.W. Welcomes You" 5-6 inches, VF/XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Bi-Metals //
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972. IA Iowa Odd Fellows Bimetal Badge, 1902. Red ribbon with gold letters "Des Moines Iowa" from which is suspended a 42 mm brass cross "Sovereign Grand Lodge Sept 15-20 1902 around 12 mm aluminum medal "I.O.O.F. above eye and rings / Eagle above man holding US flag, river boat, wheat, etc. 3.5 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Bi-Metals //
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973. IA Des Moines: Odd Fellow Bi-Metal Badge, 1902. Copper bar "S.G.L. 1902 I.O.O.F" from which is suspended copper wreath around 23 mm brass medal. "Canton Pioneer No. 3 P.M. Des Moines, Iowa" / Crown, sword, rings, etc. 2.25 inches, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Elks - BPOE //
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974. IA Des Moines Elks Festival Medal, 1902. Gilt bronze hanger "Souvenir B.P.O. Elks 1902 Festival" from which is suspended by a purple ribbon a 42 mm wreathed elk head "Des Moines June 12, 28" 4.25 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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975. IA Des Moines: Grand Army of the Republic Medal, 1902. Copper "Delegate" bar from which is suspended 43 mm copper medal. "28 Annual Encampment Department of Iowa G.A.R. Des Moines, May 20, 21, 22, 1902" around map of Iowa with all roads leading to Des Moines, and ear of corn, reverse paper label "Designed by Comrade S. C. Wilcox, Manufactured by Frank Schlampp, Des Moines, Iowa" 2.75 inches. XF. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Bi-Metals //
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976. IA Des Moines SGL IOOF Badge, 1902. Canton Pioneer No. 3 P.M. 2-part badge, top pin, lower bi-metal AL center badge, reverse crown. By Childs. Antiqued bronze & AL, AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Agricultural //
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977. IA Two Des Moines Cereal Club Ribbons, 1902. Two red ribbons. 1) Black letters "Des Moines Cereal Club" 6.5 inches 2) Gold letters "Grain Dealers's National Assn Cereal Club Des Moines Iowa, Peoria Ill. Oct. 1-3, 1903" and ear of corn, 8 inches. Two ribbons, XF, fading. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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978. IA Des Moines: State Capital Odd Fellows Medal, 1904. Chocolate bronze hanger "Department Council Patriarchs Militant 1904" from which is suspended by a medal bar a chocolate bronze 38 mm medal. "P.M Des Moines Iowa Feb. 9, 10, 11, 1904" around crown and rings / "Souvenir of the Capitol City" Capital building "Iowa State Capitol" 3.75 inches. Proof-like Unc. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Odd Fellows //
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979. IA Des Moines: W.W. Moore Printed Portrait Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1907. W.W. Moore was a prominent Des Moines dry goods merchant a century ago. Red ribbon with black letters "I.O.O.F. Grand Lodge of Iowa 60th Annual Session Oct. 15-16, '07 Des Moines" and Odd Fellows rings over bust "W.W. Moore, P.G.M. His 44th Session" 6 inches, minor pinholes. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Whitehead and Hoag //Chicken/Rooster/Poultry //Clasped Hands/Handshake //
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980. IA Des Moines: 60th IOOF Grand Lodge Session Badge, 1907. Chick above ear of corn on top pin, IOOF logo, clasped hands center, legend around. Silvered bronze, Whitehead & Hoag, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Agricultural //Eagle (bird, not FOE) //Corn //
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981. IA Iowa Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Hanger consisting of hawk's head on corn ear "Iowa" from which is suspended 38 mm medal "60th Annual Session Grand Lodge Des Moines Oct. 15-18, 1907" around "I.O.O.F." scales, etc. 2.5 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Horse Racing //
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982. IA Iowa State Fair Horse Racing Medal, 1913. "Iowa State Fair, Aug. 20-28, 1913, Des Moines, Ia." around sheaf of wheat, plow, scythe, anvil, etc. / Wreath around two jockeys on race horses! By Schwaab, Milwaukee. 36 mm, gilt brass, with two integral loops. Unc. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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983. IA Des Moines Yeoman Medal, 1914. "Meet Me at the Castle" four-story building "Dedication June 26-27, 1914" / "Brotherhood of American Yeomen" around drawn bow, etc. 32 mm, gilt bronze with integral loop. XF. Bastian Bros. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Agricultural //Birds (except eagles), etc. //
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984. IA Iowa Poultry and Pet Stock Prize Ribbon, 1914. Green ribbon with gold letters. "Fourth Premium Iowa Poultry and Pet Stock Association December 11-17, 1914 Des Moines Iowa" and shield "Official Show American Poultry Association" 8 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Whitehead and Hoag //Watch Fobs //Political: Locals //

985. IA Iowa Democratic State Convention Delegate Badge, 1916. Eagle with spread wings over "Delegate" from which is hung by a ribbon a fob-type medal consisting of a cut out eagle with spread wings over the Iowa State Capitol Building, "Des Moines, Iowa Democratic State Convention 1916." 3 inches. Important piece because badge is pinned to a Whitehead and Hoag cardboard holder, on which is written "Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, July 12, 1916, Father went as delegate. Had a fine time." Bronze, red ribbon. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //Whitehead and Hoag //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //
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986. IA Des Moines: Implement Dealers Celluloid and Ribbon, 1918. Red, white, blue and silver celluloid "I.I.D.A" above old plow from which is red ribbon with silver letters "23 Annual Convention Iowa Implement Dealers' Association Des Moines Dec. 2-7, 1918" 4 inches. Whitehead & Hoag. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Real Estate //Hand-Engraved Tokens //Gold Tokens Gold Medals //
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987. IA Gold Medal $100,000 Club of Des Moines, 1920. Gold medal in shape of a Maltese cross. Center is enameled in white and orange "$100,000 Club Des Moines" around "CLAS" Reverse engraved "J. R. Harris '20". Overall 26 mm with integral loop. It appears to be composed of two heavy shells, soldered together. It was tested to ensure it is gold, but the purity was not noted. The loop has 1900 patent date. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Political: Ribbons/Badges // State of IA Iowa //

988. IA Iowa Republican State Convention Delegate Ribbon, 1938. Elephant pin attached to ribbon "Delegate Republican State Convention, Des Moines, July 15, 1938" Bronze, RWB, 3x1.25"
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //

989. IA Des Moines - Falcon Flour Pinback. Dark red on white with blue highlights pinback. "We Use Falcon Flour" around a flour bag on which is a falcon and "Best Patent Falcon Flour Shannon & Mott Co. Des Moines Iowa" 23 mm, old type pin clasp. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Brunswick Balke Collander BBC //Billiard/Pool/Bagatelle // State of IA Iowa //
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990. IA (Monticello) Five Brunswich Balke Collender: F.M. Podhaski, ca. 1890. Lot of FIVE. Brass 30 mm serrated edge billiard token. Unlisted in Fowler, but obverse is BBC-8, and issued after 1884. "The Brunswick Balke Collender Compy Check" around billiard table / "Good for 5 C in Trade F.M. Podhaski & Bro." A search of genealogical records indicates that Frank M. Podhaski died in 1938 at the age of 70, and his obituary appeared in the 'Dubuque Pioneer Cascade' About XF, lot of 5 $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Maps & Globes/Charts/Atlases //Railroad //
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991. IA Dubuque: GAR Map Medal, 1891. "17th Annual Encampment Dept. of Iowa, G.A.R." around Iowa seal / unusual and detailed map of Midwestern rail lines centering on Dubuque, Iowa, which is labeled with a key. 34 mm white metal, with loop. Neat! Dark XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Woodmen of the World //Celluloid - cello //
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992. IA Dubuque Jugate Woodmen Celluloid, 1897. Photographic celluloid pinback. "M. W. A. Dubuque, Iowa, June 1, 1897" around two busts. 23 mm, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Woodmen of the World //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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993. IA Dubuque Woodmen Badge, 1897. Brass "Souvenir" badge from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Dubuque, Iowa. June 1-7, 1897" from which is suspended large, multi-colored celluloid in brass circle "Modern Woodmen of America" around shield. 3.5 inches, Whitehead & Hoag, AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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994. IA Dubuque: Odd Fellows Celluloid and Ribbon, 1906. Large 1.75 inch photographic celluloid button: "Odd Fellows Temple Dubuque, Iowa" around five-story building from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "I.O.O.F. Fifty-Ninth Annual Session Grand Lodge of Iowa Oct. 15- 19, 1906 City (over key) Dubuque Iowa" 6 inches, Cello XF+, slight fading to ribbon, VF/XF. Keystone Badge Co. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //Celluloid - cello //
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995. IA Dubuque Odd Fellows Celluloid and Ribbon, 1908. Large 1.75 inch photographic celluloid pinback "Odd Fellows Temple Dubuque, Iowa" around five-story building from which hangs pink and green ribbon with gold letters "I.O.O.F. Annual Rebekah Assembly of Iowa Oct. 16-19 1908" and "City" over key "Dubuque Iowa" 6 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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996. IA Archdiocese of Dubuque Centennial Medal, 1937. "Archdiocese of Dubuque Centennial July 28, 1837-1937" around crowned shield and two busts of bishops / Legend around St. Raphael and St. Raphael's Tower. 32 mm, bronze, suspended from yellow and white ribbon with pinback. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Celluloid - cello //
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997. IA Exira: Knights of the Maccabees Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon. "Commander" from which hangs the Maccabee Tent and a silver printed ribbon, at bottom of which is multi-colored celluloid in circular frame, "Knights of the Maccabees" around tent. Reverse "In Memoriam" etc. 6 inches, VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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998. IA Fayette: Veterans Reunion Badge, 1912. Celluloid top pin in roped brass chain "Fayette Co. Veteran Association" from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "32nd Annual Reunion at West Union, Iowa Aug. 13-14, 1912" 4.5 inches, XF. Ehrman Mfg. $35.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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999. IA Fort Dodge and Mason City Odd Fellows Celluloid and Ribbon, 1913. Large photographic celluloid pinback "I.O.O.F. Homes Mason City, Iowa" around two large buildings from which is suspended a blue and a red ribbon with silver letters "66th Annual Session I.O.O.F." and "Fort Dodge, Iowa Oct. 20-24, 1913" 4.5 inches, XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Sons of Union Veterans SUV //
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1000. IA Iowa Sons of Veterans, Fort Dodge Convention Badge, 1923. Large hanger "Delegate" with Native American holding state map marked "Fort Dodge, Iowa" in front of city's main street "Wah-Kon-Sa" from which hangs red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "40th Annual Encampment Div. of Iowa S. O. V. of U.S.A. Fort Dodge June 5-6-7 1923" 5.5 inches, XF, but ribbon torn, repaired on reverse, fading. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //
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1001. IA Indianola: YMCA Pinback, 1902. Gold letters on red pinback. "Southern Conference Young Men's Christian Associations of Iowa" around "Indianola, Ia. Mar. 13-16, 1902" By Whitehead and Hoag with 1896 patent date. 32 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Elks - BPOE //
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1002. IA Iowa City Elks Medal, 1914. Heavy, toned silver-colored large 53x35mm elk's head with applied copper clock from which is suspended from a broken hanger and purple ribbon a 40mm high relief gilt bronze, fob-type medal. "Iowa State Association B.P.O.E. Iowa City Lodge No. 590" around the lodge and high relief elk's head / "Ninth Annual Reunion Iowa City June 17-18-19 1914" By Robbins Co. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //
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1003. IA Jones Mill: Grange Ribbon, ca. 1900. Metallic fringe, yellow letters on blue "Jones Mill Grange, No. 917, P. of H. Iowa." 8.5 inches, XF, fading, no top pin. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1004. IA Keokuk Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1892. Red ribbon with gold letters "73d Anniversary I.O.O.F. Committee Arrangement Keokuk April 26th, 1892" and rings. 8.5 inches, faded XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1005. IA Keokuk: William Belknap Portrait Medal Presented to GAR Veterans, 1893. William Worth Belknap was elected to the Iowa Legislature in 1857, and was commissioned Major of the 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in 1861. He served at Shiloh and Corinth, and was promoted to Colonel in 1863. He lead the 15th Iowa at Vicksburg, and was promoted to Brigadier General of the US Volunteers. He commanded a brigade of the XVII Corps during the Atlanta Campaign, and commanded the XV Corps during Sherman's March to the Sea. In 1869 Grant appointed him Secretary of War. Belknap was caught in the corruption scandals of the Grant administration, and was accused of taking bribes from a post trader. Along with Bill Clinton, Belknap has the distinction of being one of the few American politicians ever impeached by the House of Representatives, but unlike Clinton he quickly resigned, which accounts for the Senate not convicting him. In later years Balknap tried to redeem his tattered legacy, and practiced law in Washington. So this is a particularly unusual medal of a disgraced national hero. "Gen. W. W. Belknap" above 3/4 facing bust of General with long beard in uniform / "19th Annual Encampment of Iowa G.A.R. Keokuk April 25-26-27, 1893" around "Presented by the City of Keokuk" By S. D. Childs. 37 mm, aluminum, holed for suspension. VF/XF, spots. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Post Office //

1006. IA Keokuk: Postmasters Convention Badge, 1905. "Delegate" on hanger from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Annual Convention Postmasters of 1st Congressional District, Keokuk, Iowa, Oct. 12, 1905" 4 inches, XF. Unusual $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1007. IA Lucerne: Odd Fellows Lodge Badge, ca. 1910. Heavy, three part gilt badge with top metal bar, cello center: "Lucerne Lodge No. 97" bar from which is suspended "Member", from which is suspended 45 mm medal: Wreath around "I.O.O.F." eye, red rings, etc. 4.5 inches, XF. MC Lilley & Co. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Civil War related //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //Military: Cavalry //
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1008. IA Maquoketa: Iowa Second Cavalry Reunion and Major Samuel Foster Photographic Celluloid Badge, 1909. The Second Iowa Cavalry was organized in 1861. At first it served in southwest Missouri, participated in the siege of New Madrid and other battles. The 2nd Iowa was critical in a tactic devised by General Sheridan for attacking Confederate forces simultaneously from the front and the rear, for which he was made a Brigadier General. It went on to serve with distinction in Mississippi and Alabama. "Fourteenth Reunion" cello on brass hanger from which is suspended yellow ribbon with silver letters "Second Iowa Cavalry Association Maquoketa, Iowa, Oct. 20-21, 1909" from which is suspended 57 mm photographic celluloid of "Major Samuel Foster". 6 inches. AU. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //Military: Cavalry //
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1009. IA Marshalltown: Second Iowa Volunteer Cavalry Reunion and Photographic Celluloid Badge of a Civil War Officer, 1915. Brass hanger "17th Reunion" from which is suspended by yellow ribbon a photographic celluloid of Civil War officer. He appears to be General Wilson, and the officer could be positively identified by intently studying photographs of Iowa Civil War officers, many of which are available on the internet. On red, white and blue ribbon with silver letters is "2nd Iowa Cavalry Association Marshalltown Oct. 20-21, 1915" Unc. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1010. IA Mason City Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1904. Red ribbon with black letters "Grand Lodge Grand Encampment State Assembly I.O.O.F. Mason City Iowa 1904" and eye. 6.25 inch, faded XF, some wrinkles. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1011. IA Mason City Odd Fellows Photo Convention Badge, 1904. Metal hanger from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "Session Grand Bodies I.O.O.F. Mason City Iowa Oct. 18, 19, 20, 21, 1904" Center of ribbon is crimped by a photographic celluloid in brass shield of the Iowa Odd Fellows Home in Mason City, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //
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1012. IA Mason City Rebekeh Odd Fellows Cello Badge, 1904. Green circular ribbon around roped frame containing photographic celluloid of Iowa Odd Fellows Home in Mason City. Below is "Rebekah" in gold on pink ribbon. "Session Grand Bodies IOOF Oct. 18, 19, 20, 21, 1904 Mason City Iowa" in gold on green ribbon. 5.25 inches. XF, fraying. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1013. IA Mason City Grand Army of the Republic Ribbon, 1912. Bronze "Mason City" in relief on key and eagle from which is suspended faded blue ribbon with GAR shield "June 11-12-13, 1912" 3.25 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

1014. IA Monticello Congregational Church Ribbon, 1892. Black letters on white, "Children's Day, Congregational Church, Monticello, Iowa, June 12, 1892" 7.25 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1015. IA Monticello: Congregational Church Ribbon, 1892. Black letters on white, "Children's Day, Congregational Church, Monticello, Iowa, June 12, 1892" 7.25 inches, XF, pinholes at ends. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //School Award/Medal of Merit //

1016. IA Mt Auburn: PTA Lapel Badge. "National Congress of Parents and Teachers 1897" around tree with blue enameled background, suspended from hanger reading "Mt. Auburn", and on reverse is engraved "M. D. C." 1 inch.
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: WWI/WWII City/State Awards //Celluloid - cello //
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1017. IA Muscatine: Welcome Home WWI Veterans Celluloid and Ribbon, 1919. Red, white and blue celluloid pinback on red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters, "World's War Veterans Home Coming Muscatine Sept. 1, 1919" 4 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1018. IA New London Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1899. Red ribbon with black letters "Third Annual Re-Union of the Henry County I.O.O.F. Association Oct. 3, 1899, New London, Ia." and eye over crossed axes and rings. 5.5 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1019. IA Newton Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1901. Purple ribbon with gold letters "I.O.O.F. Department Council of Patriarchs Militant Newton, Iowa February 5th and 6th 1901" 5.5 inches, faded. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //

1020. IA Newton: Courthouse Dedication Pinback, 1911. Black and white photographic pinback. "Jasper County Court House" above photo of building, "Dedicated April 6, 1911 Newton, Iowa" By St. Louis Button Co. 32 mm. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Daughters of Union Vets //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1021. IA Newton: Daughters of Veterans Ribbon, 1927. Brass hanger "Delegate" from which is red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "13th State Convention Daughters of Veterans Newton June 21-22-23 1927", 5", XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Church, Luthern // State of IA Iowa //
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1022. IA Northwood: Lutheran Ribbon, 1906. Blue letters on white ribbon. "Second Confirmant Reunion N. E. L. Synod Church, Northwood, Ia., Sept. 2, '06" 5.75 inches, XF, folds. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Norse-American Norway //Celluloid - cello //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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1023. IA Northwood Sons of Norway Celluloid and Ribbon, 1931. Two-sided ribbon. Crossed high relief ruffled Norwegian and American flags laid on white ribbon from which is suspended "S. af N." red, white, blue and gold celluloid with metal ring. Large ribbon is red, white and blue with gold letters "Rjukan Loge No. 172 S. af N. Northwood, Ia." Reverse is silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. 8.5 inches, AU, no top pin. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //
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1024. IA Ottumwa Coal Palace / Ballingall Medal, 1890. During the nineteenth century there were extensive coal mines in southeastern Iowa. To celebrate the industry, Ottumwa erected a three story building entirely of coal. According to Rulau, page 641 (Ot-5) the Ballingall House was a local hotel, which hosted banquets and exhibitions associated with the Coal Palace. "Ottumwa Coal Palace 1890" around the palace / "Compliments of P. G. Ballingall, Iowa" surrounded by corn, wheat and grapes. 30 mm, white metal. Dark VF/XF. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //Coal //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //
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1025. IA Iowa Coal Palace / Ottumwa Mineral and Industrial Exposition Medal, 1891. During the nineteenth century there were extensive coal mines in southeastern Iowa. To celebrate the industry, Ottumwa built a three story building entirely of coal. "Iowa Coal Palace, Ottumwa 1891" around nicely engraved building / "Second Season Coal Palace... 1891" around nine line inscription. The Coal Palace is mentioned by Rulau, page 967, but these medals are unlisted, and he does not note any "second season" (1891) issues. 32 mm dark bronze, Choice brown XF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1026. IA Ottumwa: Odd Fellows Badge, 1903. Brass wreath around multi-colored shield from which is suspended red ribbon with silver letters "Annual Session Department Council P.M. I.O.O.F. Iowa Ottumwa Feb., 1903" 5.5 inches, XF, ribbon bright. Minks Badge & Nov. Co. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1027. IA Rock Rapids Veterans Reunion Medal, 1900. "Rock Rapids High School Erected 1897" around small town high school / "North Western Iowa Veteran Reunion Association" around "Rock Rapids, Iowa June 19-21 1900. 36 mm, copper, holed for suspension. Toned XF, scratches rev. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //

1028. IA Church White Kummer, Religious Revival Badge? 1907. Hanger consisting of brass cartouche surrounding celluloid black on white "St. Paul 1907, Iowa, Church White Kummer" from which is suspended by a red ribbon a 44 mm brown on white celluloid "M.A. Raney General Commanding" around bust in business suit. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Beer/Bier/Beverage/Brewery //

1029. IA Sheldon: Prima Beer Token, 1935. "Sheldon Prima Sales Co., Sheldon, Ia, Good for One Glass Prima Beer at Any Tavern" and shield. "Prima Brewing Company 1894 1935 America's Finest Beer" around bust of woman. By Osborne Register Co., Cincinnati. 28 mm bronze, BU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //

1030. IA Shenandoah: Earl May Seed Company Pinback, ca. 1910. "KMA above lithograph of large building, "Earl E. May Seed & Nursery Co Shenandoah, Iowa" By St. Louis Button. 32 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //Agricultural //Corn //
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1031. IA Sioux City Corn Palace Medal, 1888. "Corn Palace, Sioux City, Sep 24, Oct 6, 1888" around the multi-story building / "The Eighth Wonder of the World, Corn is King" around a crowned ear of corn. Rulau page 642 (SC-A13), but not illustrated. 25 mm, gilt brass, holed for suspension. Bright Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Clasped Hands/Handshake //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1032. IA Sioux City Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1896. Red ribbon with black letters "The 77th Anniversary of I.O.O.F. Sioux City, Iowa, April 28th, 1896" and Bible, clasped hands over altar. 7 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1033. IA Sioux City Rebekah Badge, 1903. Brass hanger from which is suspended pink ribbon with black letters "Rebekah Assembly of Iowa I.O.O.F. Sioux City, 1903" and at bottom photographic celluloid in brass ring of "Laura L. Kent, President" 4 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1034. IA Odd Fellows Photo Celluloid and Ribbon, 1903. Photographic celluloid "Grand Master Zala A. Church" around bust from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "Grand Lodge of Iowa I.O.O.F. Sioux City, Oct. 20, 24, 1903" 5.5 inches, XF, mark on face, appears under the cello. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Political: Ribbons/Badges //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //

1035. IA Iowa Democratic State Convention Delegate Badge, 1908. "Delegate" hanger from which is suspended an ear of corn, and a ribbon attached to a fob-type medal "Iowa State Democratic Convention, Sioux City, July 1908," around a soldier holding flag; factory, steam boat, sheaf of wheat, and plow in background. Bronze, RWB ribbon, frayed, 3.75". $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Elks - BPOE //
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1036. IA Sioux City: Elks Convention Badge, ca. 1915. Three part gilt bronze badge. Clock and "June 20-21-22 Sioux City State Convention" from which is suspended "Delegate" bar from which is suspended 30 mm, high relief gilt bronze medal of star, elk's head "B.P.O.E." By Bastian Brothers. 3.25 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Moose: Loyal Order of Moose LOOM //Military: World War I //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //Statue of Liberty //
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1037. IA Moose Badge Celebrating End of First World War, 1919. Large, bronze "Victory Delegate" with wheat and Statue of Liberty from which is suspended high relief moose head on shield "IOOM" White ribbon with gold letters "6th Annual State Convention Sioux City June 9-11, 1919", XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Moose: Loyal Order of Moose LOOM //1905 Lewis & Clark //
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1038. IA Sioux City: Moose Badge, 1924. Large bronze name hanger "Regional Conclave May 15-16-17, 1924 Sioux City, Iowa I.O.O.M." above "Floyd Monument" (of Louis and Clark Exposition member who died there) from which is suspended pretty red, white and blue enameled medal 32 mm gilt brass. Triangle on heart, on circle "Moose" etc and high relief moose head. Blue ribbon with gold letters "Welcome P.A.P. Sioux City Lodge 752" 5.5 inches, XF, minor fading to ribbon. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rotary //
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1039. IA Sioux City: Rotary Conference Badge, 1924. Bronze name bar with black enameled "Rotary International" seal from which is suspended white ribbon with gold letters "Annual Conference District No. 19 Rotary International Sioux City Iowa April 3-4, 1924" 5 inches, XF. $10.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations // State of OH Ohio //
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1040. IA Vinton: Colorful Benton County Veterans Association General William Gibson Photographic Badge, 1895. In 1900 there were only 25,000 people living in Benton County, and so all the badges of their veterans organization must be rare! Oddly enough, William Harvey Gibson was a Colonel in the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, but after the war became an eloquent advocate of the Grand Army of the Republic, which must be why he appears on this Iowa badge. Multi-colored, two-sided, thick, 1.5 celluloid surrounded by metal ring. "Benton Co. Veteran Association" around Union soldiers gathered around a campfire / Photographic reverse "Our Comrade Gen'l Wm. H. Gibson" around photograph of the general. Suspended by red, white and blue ribbon from rank insignia type metal hanger. In silver letters, "B.C.V.A. 17th Annual Reunion Vinton, Iowa Sept. 25-26, '95" By Torsch. 3.75 inches. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1041. IA Vinton: Interesting Celluloid Veterans Reunion Badge, 1901. "Member" cello on top brass hanger from which is suspended a red ribbon. Attached is large 50 mm x 75 mm celluloid with two US flags and blue letters: "23D Annual Reunion Benton County Veteran Association Vinton, Ia. Sept. 4-5, 1901". Very unusual type of badge. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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1042. IA Vinton, Benton County: Veteran Association Badge, 1902. "Member" on cello hanger from which is suspended blue and white ribbon with red, white and blue crossed US flags from which is suspended 53 mm double sided celluloid. Blue, gold and white "Benton Co. Veteran Ass'n Vinton, Iowa Sept. 10-11, '01", rev: Multi-colored Iowa state seal. 6 inches. XF, foxing to ribbon. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Watch Fobs //
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1043. IA Vinton Homecoming Celluloid Watch Fob, 1910. Brass ring around double sided celluloid. "Home Coming, Vinton, Iowa June 21-24, 1910" around photograph of new Benton County Court House "1905" / Same legend, but center photograph of old court house "1855" 43 mm, with chain attached to fob bar. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Track & Field //
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1044. IA Vinton: Privately Sponsored, Early Track Club Ribbon, 1892. "H. S. Snyder Running Team, Vinton, Iowa, 1892" black letters on light blue ribbon. Vinton only had a population of 3500 in 1900. 6 inches. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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1045. IA Vinton: 11th Iowa Infantry and Finley Clemmons Photographic Celluloid Badge, 1921. "Member" bar from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with silver letters, "Forty-Third Annual Reunion Benton County Veteran's Association Vinton, Iowa Sept. 28-29, 1921" from which hangs a photographic celluloid, "Finley D. Clemmons Co. H. 11th Iowa Inf." around his photograph. The 11th Iowa was known as Crocket's Iowa Brigade. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //
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1046. IA Walnut: Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon with metallic braids. Red with silver letters, "Walnut Lodge 194 Walnut Iowa" and "A.O.U.W" on radiant shield and anchor. Reverse black with silver letters "In Memoriam" etc with angel laying wreath on casket. 7.5 inch, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //
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1047. IA Walnut: Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Ribbon hanger with "C. H. & P." and very faded red ribbon with gold letters, "Walnut Lodge No. 194 Walnut, Iowa" Attached to ribbon by a bar is a heavy 51 mm brass medal with AOUW shield, anchor, motto, and an additional bird's head, apparently the Iowa symbol. 5.25 inches. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1048. IA West Union Rebekah Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon. Red and green ribbon from which is hung celluloid with dove (minor foxing), "Rebekah Degree" etc. In silver on the ribbon is "West Union Rebekah Lodge" etc. Reverse is "In Memoriam" etc in silver on black. Metallic tassels, 7.75 inches, XF, minor staining. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Train/Locomotive //
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1049. IA Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen / Iowa State Capitol Medal, ca. 1885. "Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, F. P. Sargeant, Gr. Master" around bust of man right in business suit / "Souvenir of the Capitol City" around the Iowa State Capitol Building. Nice medal, but not signed. Holed for suspension. 38 mm x 3 mm chocolate brown bronze. Unc. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1050. IA Civil War Infantry Veterans Reunion Ribbon, 1900. Brass hanger "20th Iowa Inf." below which is red, white and blue ribbon with faded gold letters "10th Reunion 20th Iowa Veteran Association Cedar Rapids, Ia. October 3-4, 1900" 3.75 inches, VF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Insurance //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //
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1051. IA Grain Dealers Identification Badge, ca. 1900. Large celluloid, blue on white pinback identification badge. "Western Grain Dealers Assn. Annual Convention, Mutual Fire Insurance Co." On the line for name has been written in pencil "George A. Stebbins" and on the line for town has been written in pencil, "Creston", which is in western Iowa. Oval, 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Agricultural //
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1052. IA Iowa Grain Dealers Ribbon, 1903. Pale blue ribbon with black letters "Member of Iowa Grain Dealers' Ass'n Minneapolis 1903" 6.75 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa // State of CA California //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Bears //Animals (other than listed) //Corn //
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1053. IA /CA San Francisco: Odd Fellows Badge, 1904. Two-part gilt brass badge with odd symbolism. "Sovereign Grand Lodge" from which is suspended wreathed "Of All That Is Good, Iowa Affords the Best" around hawk's head and corn ears above mean looking wolf (intended to be a bear, but badly rendered!) "Iowa at San Francisco 1904 I.O.O.F." 3.5 inches. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa // State of PA Pennsylvania //Whitehead and Hoag //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1054. IA Iowa to Philadelphia Odd Fellows Badge, 1905. "1905 Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F." hanger from which is suspended brass roped photographic celluloid "Iowa Odd Fellows and Orphans Home" (pictured), Red ribbon with gold letters "Iowa to Philadelphia Pennsylvania" 4.5 inches, XF, bright. Whitehead & Hoag on metal backed cello. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa // State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //

1055. IA (MN) Odd Fellows Celluloid and Ribbon, 1907. "Iowa" celluloid from which is suspended pink ribbon with green letters "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. St. Paul 1907" 5.5 inches, XF+. Western Badge. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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1056. IA Iowa State Capital Pinback, 1913. White on blue letters around multi-colored building. "Welcome Week Des Moines Aug. 20-28, '13" around "Iowa State Capital" below the five-domed capital building. By Whitehead and Hoag. 32 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Lumber //
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1057. IA Lumbermen's Association Ribbon, 1914. Blue ribbon with black letters "19th Annual Convention Northwestern Iowa Retail Lumbermen's Association March 5, '14 Sioux City Compliments Louisiana Red Cypress Co." 6.5 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //
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1058. IA Iowa State Fair Prize Ribbon and Celluloid, 1914. Gold, black and white celluloid "ISF" monogram "Aug. 16 - Sept. 4, 1914" from which is suspended blue ribbon with faded gold letters "Poultry Dep't Boys and Girls Contest Iowa State Fair and Exposition Des Moines First Premium" 8.5 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //College/University/School (not award) //Celluloid - cello //Territorial, Pre-Statehood //Military: World War I //

1059. IA University of Iowa Patriotic League Pin, 1918. Gilt bronze ring around: "Iowa Patriotic League Organized 1918 State Univ. of Iowa" center blue and black ceramic medallion of territorial capital's tower, which is the university's symbol and burned in a 2001 fire. 21 mm. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Washington, George Washington //Celluloid - cello //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //

1060. IA George Washington Veterans Pinback, 1919. Multicolored bust of George Washington on gold background, "Welcome Washington Country Defenders Sep 11" Issued for First World War veterans celebration in Washington County, southeast Iowa. By Bastian Brothers. 32 mm. Bright XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Other Fraternal Issuers //Czechoslovakia //

1061. IA Western Bohemian Fraternal Association Enameled Lapel Pin, ca. 1920. The ZCBJ or Western Bohemian Fraternal Association was founded in 1897 as a Czech fraternal insurance benefit society in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which is the location of the National Czech and Slovak Museum. In 1971 it became the Western Fraternal Life Association. Blue, white and black enameled pin. "Western F A Bohemian" around shield with plow, anvil and "ZBCJ" 12 mm, screwback. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Celluloid - cello //Tool Maker/Metal Worker/tool smith //

1062. IA Hardware Association Pinback, ca. 1920. Multi-colored pinback. "Exhibitor Iowa Retail Hardware Assn." around old version of Iowa shield showing Civil War soldier holding American flag, with plow, factory, and riverboat in background. By Hyatt. Large 37 mm. XF+. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Corn //

1063. IA Iowa Centennial Medal, 1946. "Centennial Celebration Iowa" and two corn ears around outline of state "Iowa 1846-1946" with covered wagon above, and with airplane, diesel locomotive and automobile below. Uniface, 23 mm, gilt brass. Odd piece, perhaps for insertion into an official presentation case. Uncirculated, but spotted. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Corn //
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1064. IA Diocese of Iowa Religious Ceremonial Medal, 1953. Oval Catholic Ceremonial Medal. "The Seal of the Diocese of Iowa 1953" around bishop's crown above cross with corn ears in angles / "Lay Reader" Oval brass 55 x 35 mm. Unc. $10.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of IA Iowa //Animals (other than listed) //Celluloid - cello //
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1065. IA Iowa Veterinary Association Convention Celluloid and Ribbon. Top blue cello button, with silver on blue ribbon: "24th Annual Meeting Iowa Veterinary Ass'n Cedar Rapids" XF, ribbon bright, but frayed in spots. St. Louis Button. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of IT Indian Territory // State of OK Oklahoma //Railroad //Territorial, Pre-Statehood //
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1066. OK Indian Territory Railroad Conductor's Receipts, 1905. McAlester, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) conductor receipts from train fares on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway. Three documents dating from 1905 to 1907 with "McAlester, I.T" and "A. C. Drusach" signature on each for deposit to the National Bank of Commerce. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of KS Kansas //Military: Other US wars //
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1067. KS Fort Riley: US Army War Maneuvers Medal, 1908. "War Maneuvers 1908 Fort Riley, Kans." around solder holding rifle and two tents / "First Capitol Building of Kansas Fort Riley" around ruins of the building. 35 mm, bronze, medium chocolate with integral loop, brown Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of KS Kansas //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1068. KS Diocese of Kansas City Medal, 1955. "The Diamond Jubilee of the Diocese of Kansas City 1880-1955" around church / Medallions containing busts of the diocese's three bishops. 44 mm, gilt copper. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of KS Kansas //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //

1069. KS Kansas Identification Tags, ca. 1900. Three metal identification tags of the sort attached to luggage at the turn of the century. All from Kansas and hand-stamped with number or person's name and address. One each from Coffeeville (where the Dalton Gang met their end), Silver Lake, and Kansas City. Two nickel? One aluminum. 43 mm x 21 mm, with large, integral loops. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //Quack Medical //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //

1070. KY 37b Jefferson County: S.T. Suit, Salt River Bourbon Quack Medical, 1850. Neat token for Salt River Bourbon For Medicinal Use Only. Brass, 29mm, Choice AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //

1071. KY 37A Jefferson Co: S.T. Suit. As above, Brass, plain-edge, lightly toned XF/AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Coal Script //

1072. KY Kentucky Coal Mine Tokens. Six brass tokens from Bon Jellico, Marlow and Stone Coal Mines. Brass, Fine to uncirculated $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Sports Medals & Badges //Military: Other US wars //
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1073. KY Fort Campbell US Armed Forces Commanding Generals Track Meet Medal. "Annual Commanding Generals Invitational Track Meet" around runner "Fort Campbell, Ky." 75 mm, mm thick, uniface copper. XF, spots. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1074. KY Knoxville: Odd Fellows Lodge Badge, ca. 1910. Heavy, three part gilt badge, top bar/cello. "Knoxville Lodge No. 90" from which is suspended "Member" bar" from which is suspended 45 mm medal. Wreath around "I.O.O.F." eye, red rings, etc. 4.5 inches. XF. MC Lilley. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //

1075. KY Lexington Manufacturers Exposition Badge, 1894. Two part metal badge. "Souvenir" from which hangs cartouche "Lexington Manufacturers Exposition 1894," People beneath overhead walkway connecting exposition buildings. 2 1/2 inches. XF. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1076. KY Louisville Southern Exposition Medal, 1883. Exceptionally nice, proof-like medal for the 1883 Southern Exposition, which is slightly double struck! Chocolate brown, proof-like 31 mm bronze, and unlisted by Rulau in this metal (see page 648). Two men in colonial suits shaking hands within shield. Rulau does not identify them, but since 1883 was the centennial of the surveying of the Louisville area by Thomas Bullitt, who presented his work to the Governor of Virginia, they probably are portrayed here. Below on ribbon "United We Stand, Divided We Fall" and below that "Southern Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky / Opening Aug. 1st 1883" above main exposition building, "Continues One Hundred Days". CHOICE UNC. $85.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //German-American //Verein //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //
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1077. KY German-American Relief Society of Louisville, 1891. 25th anniversary medal in German. "Kaiser Karl de Grosse Unterstuetzungs Verein Louisville, Ky." around Emperor Charlemagne, holding flag, on prancing horse / "Kaiser Karl der Grosse Unterst Verein Gegr. Sept. 1866" around "Fur 25 Jahrige Mitgliedschaft" Apparently unlisted German-American medal from Kentucky. Not in Rulau. 38 mm, aluminum with integral loop. Toned AU. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //Copy of coin // State of KY Kentucky //Masonic: Medals //Knights Templar //
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1078. KY Knights Templar Medal Copying Medieval Crusader Coin, 1901. "26th Triennial Conclave Louisville 1901" around a very good copy of a denier of the Crusaders of Antioch reproduced in center, "Antiochus" in medieval Gothic letters around cross / In center of reverse is "Boamundus" in medieval Gothic letters around facing head of the crusader ruler in a helmet just as appeared on his coins. Neat! 24 mm, aluminum. Uncirculated. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Elks - BPOE //Carnival //Unusual Shape //
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1079. KY Louisville Elks Charity Fair Heart-Shaped Medal, 1902. Interesting heart-shaped medal that has a special area on back to attach birthstone. "Official Souvenir Elks Charity Carnival Louisville, May 19-31, 1902" / Rabbit jumping through horseshoe "Good Luck Birthstone A Winning Heart" around 8 mm circular area with protrusions for inserting one's birthstone. Medal notes "Patent Applied for N. J. Aluminum Lucky Star" The idea must not have worked very well since no birthstone was attached and we have not seen any other medals of this sort. 35 mm x 31 mm, heart-shaped, aluminum. VF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Masonic: Shrine // State of KY Kentucky //

1080. KY Louisville: Shiner Pin, 1909. Enameled pin with Shriner, crossed swords, red enamel on fez, crescents. BZ; XF.
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Military: WWI/WWII City/State Awards //
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1081. KY Mercer County First World War Service Medal, 1919. "They Did Not Pass" above American eagle, "1917 1918" / "Presented by the Citizens of Mercer County, Kentucky in Grateful Recognition for Patriot Services in the World War" 32 mm, bronze, loop removed. VF/XF. W&H Co. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of KY Kentucky //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Verein //German-American //Luther, Martin Luther - Reformation //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1082. (KY?) Murdock: German-American St. Heinrich Church Medal, 1873. This medal by Jas. Murdock of Cincinnati is entirely in German! So the church probably was in Western Kentucky, which had many German speaking immigrants. "St. Kunegundis" around standing women with scepter, crown and orb beside her / "St. Kunegundis Frauen Verein der St. Heinrichs Kirche Gegrundet den 3 Marz 1873". St. Kunegundis of Luxembourg died in 1040, was associated with the founding of Bamberg Cathedral, and was the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II. Unlisted in Rulau. Oval, 30 mm x 35 mm, white metal with integral loop. $60.00-70.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1083. LA 38A 38A New Orleans: L.W. Lyons & Co. Eagle. Brass, toned XF. $10.00-15.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1084. LA New Orleans: Pitkin. Robert Pitkin. Rulau La-42, page 213. Brass, slightly toned Unc. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //Other Fraternal Issuers //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //
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1085. LA New Orleans Ybera Benevolent Society Medal, 1858. "Sociedad Ybera de Benefa Mutua" around crossed American and French Flags "Ano 1858 N.O." / Reverse is the same. Not in Rulau. Unlisted, anti-bellum New Orleans medal. 23 mm, reeded silver, with loop attached. XF. All early LA tokens are scarce to rare! $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //1885 New Orleans Cotton Expo //

1086. LA Cotton Exposition Centennial Medals, 1884. Two New Orleans medals. "World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial" around elaborate design of eagle with banner in beak, resting on three shields: US shield, shield inscribed "Justice" with scales, and shield of the National Cotton Producers Association inscribed "N.C.P.A." with a bale of cotton, below is 1884-5 Exposition, New Orleans." Reverse "Souvenir" in a wreath of cotton. The obverse was so detailed that it was difficult to strike, which explains why Rulau La-52 does not have a photo. Two pieces, 25 mm, both brass, about VF-XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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1087. LA New Orleans Music Festival Ribbon, 1890. Gold letters on dark red ribbon with gold fringe. "26th Saengerfest" harp and half moon, "New Orleans, La, Feb. '90 Bass." 5 3/4 inches. About XF, minor fading, tassel missing. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //Military: Spanish American War //
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1088. LA New Orleans: Spanish-American War Vet National Encampment Badge, 1931. Brass name-tag hanger from which is suspended red and yellow ribbon with gold letters "Delegate 28th National Convention National Military U.S.W.V. New Orleans 1931" and 35 mm brass medal. "New Orleans Sept 6-10, 1931" on crescent around scene of government house and Jackson statue in the French Quarter, rev: USWV cross. XF. Bastian Bros. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of LA Louisiana //Knights Templar //Celluloid - cello //
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1089. LA New Orleans Knights Templar Celluloid and Ribbon, 1952. Large 1.75 inch black on white celluloid "New Orleans" with panorama of city and Knights Templar cross from which is suspended black and white ribbon "45th Triennial Conclave Grand Encampment Knights Templar of U.S.A. New Orleans September 20-26, 1952" 4.75 inch. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Watch Fobs //
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1090. ME Auburn: Odd Fellows Home Medal, 1927. IOOF and three rings hanger from which is suspended by red ribbon 34 mm fob-type bronze medal. "Dedication I.O.O.F. Home Auburn, Me June 7-8 1927" around three-story building. 3.25 inches. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //

1091. ME Augusta: Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Silvered brass ribbon top hanger with "C. H. P.", red ribbon with gold letters, "Highland Lodge, No. 25 AOUW Augusta, Me." Attached to the bottom of the ribbon by a bar is a heavy 51 mm silvered brass medal with AOUW shield, anchor, motto, and an additional pine tree symbol to indicate Maine. 5.25 inches. Unc., toned. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Elks - BPOE //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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1092. ME Augusta: Elks Lodge Cello Badge, 1905. Bronze bar half clock-face over "B.P.O.E." from which is suspended bronze wreath around cracked celluloid "Augusta Lodge No. 964 B.P.O.E. Instituted Wednesday May 3, 1905" 3.25", Whitehead & Hoag, XF, minor spot. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1093. ME Augusta: Odd Fellows Field Day Badge, 1916. "Independent Order of Odd Fellows" multicolored cello bar from which is suspended red ribbon, and double-sided celluloid button in brass ring. "Field Day Department of Maine Augusta June 12-13, 1917" / "State House Augusta, Maine" and photograph of the capital building. 4.25 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Military: World War I //
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1094. ME Bangor: Odd Fellows Field Day Badge, 1916. "Independent Order of Odd Fellows" multicolored bar from which is suspended red ribbon and double-sided celluloid button in brass circle. "24th Annual Field Day Department of Maine Queen City Bangor Maine June 13-14, 1916" / "Brig. Gen. Will C. Miller" around uniformed bust. 4.25 inches. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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1095. ME Bar Harbor: Odd Fellows Badge, 1922. "Bar Harbor" bar from which is suspended red white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Annual Council and Field Day 1922" and multi-colored "Patriarch's Militant" celluloid in brass wreath. 4.75 inches, XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Watch Fobs //Bridge/Highway //
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1096. ME Bingham Centennial Medal, 1912. Oval white metal watch fob-type medal 45 mm x 33 mm, "Centennial Anniversary Bingham, Me. Aug. 13-14-15, 1912" around bridge. Suspended by red, white and blue ribbon from oval "100th Anniversary" white metal bar. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1097. ME Calais: Odd Fellows Field Day Badge, 1913. Large bronze hanger "Department of Maine Field Day, Calais, Me. June 10, 11, 1913" from which is suspended purple ribbon. 4 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Railroad //Knights Templar //Bridge/Highway //
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1098. ME Lewiston Railroad Bridge Knights Templar Badge, 1895. Two-part badge. "Boston 26th Triennial Conclave 1895" from which is suspended by high-relief Maine shield "Lewiston Commandery K T Lewiston Maine" around panorama of railroad train passing over "The Falls of the Androscoggin" 3 inches. Nice XF. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Grant, U.S. Grant //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1099. ME Portland: GAR 19th Encampment and U.S. Grant Portrait Medal, 1885. "Ulysses S. Grant" above Bust of Grant and wreath. Reverse "Camp Grant Portland Maine 19 Annual Encampment G.A.R. June 24 25 1885. Rulau Me Po-8. 25 mm chocolate brown bronze UNC. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1100. ME Centennial of Portland Medal, 1886. "Centennial Anniversary of Portland, Maine Held July 4-6 1886" around eagle sitting on shield, two dolphins at sides / "Incorporated as a Town July 4, 1786" within laurel wreath. 37 mm, aluminum, holed for suspension. Bright XF/AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Union //Labor related organizations //
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1101. ME Portland Carpenters Union Labor Day Ribbon, ca. 1900. "Member" brass hanger from which is suspended white and red ribbon with gold letters "United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America", with red ribbon: "Local 517 Portland, Me. Labor Day Celebration" 8 inches, XF. Allied Printing union bug in center of ribbon. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //

1102. ME Portland Canton Ridgely IOOF Badge, 1914. Celluloid blue on white button "Canton Ridgely No. 1 Portland, Maine." Ribbon is white, red, and purple, with metallic fringe, and gold letters "Pilgrimage to Walden and Boston, Mass Oct. 12-13, 1914." 8.75 inches, XF, fading. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1103. ME Portland: Odd Fellows and William Cutler Portrait Badge, 1915. Brass hanger "Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Maine" from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "Grand Master 1901-1902 from which is suspended photographic celluloid "William W. Cutter 1912-GD. Sec.-1915" around bust. Curler was an important Odd Fellow mentioned in a 1913 article in 'Sprague's Journal of Maine History' By Keystone Badge Co. 4.5 inches. VF/XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1104. ME Portland: Odd Fellows and Harry Reid Portrait Badge, 1915. Brass hanger "Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Maine" from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "72nd Annual Session Portland Maine Oct. 20,1915" from which is suspended photographic celluloid "Harry W. Reid 1914-G.M.-1915" around bust. Reid was an important Odd Fellow mentioned in a 1913 article in 'Sprague's Journal of Maine History' 4.5 inches. VF/XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1105. ME Portland: Odd Fellows Charles Jackson Portrait Badge, 1915. Brass hanger "Grand Encampment I.O.O.F. of Maine" from which is suspended purple ribbon with faded gold letters "First Annual Session Portland, Maine Oct. 21, 1915 G.M. 1911-1912" from which is suspended large photographic celluloid "Charles E. Jackson 1914 - G.R. 1915" around bust. Jackson was an important Odd Fellow mentioned in a 1913 article in 'Sprague's Journal of Maine History' By Keystone Badge Co. 4.75 inches. XF+, but ribbon faded. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1106. ME Portland: Canton Ridgely Odd Fellows Badge, ca. 1915. Gilt bronze bar "Canton Ridgely" from which is suspended multi-colored enameled five-pointed star with crown, sword, etc. in center. 2.50 inches, XF, toned. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1107. ME Portland: Odd Fellows Badge, 1916. Roped brass circle around purple with gold letters "I.O.O.F. Portland, Me." and rings from which is suspended two red ribbons "Dedication Nov. 13-18, 1916" 4 inches. Faded VF/XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland // State of OR Oregon //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1108. ME Portland: Odd Fellows Centennial and Thomas Wildey Portrait Badge, 1919. Thomas Wildey was the founder of the Odd Fellows in North America. He was born in London in 1782, orphaned at the age of five, and the pledge of the Odd Fellows to "educate the orphan" came from his experiences. He lived with an uncle, became an Odd Fellow in 1804, and immigrated to Baltimore in 1817. There he missed the camaraderie of his English lodge, and put a notice in the newspaper requesting that any other Odd Fellows meet with him at the Seven Stars Inn on April 26, 1819. There Wildey and four other English immigrants formed the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of North America. Afterwards he traveled widely, and set up lodges in most of the Eastern states. Hanger with rings from which is suspended red ribbon with silver letters "Centennial Baltimore, Md. 1819 Portland, Me. 1919" from which is large photographic celluloid in brass rope "Thomas Wildey Organizer of I.O.O.F. in Baltimore in 1819" 3.75 inches. XF $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1109. ME Portland: Odd Fellows Encampment Badge, 1919. Brass Hanger cello "Grand Encampment I.O.O.F. of Maine" from which is suspended purple ribbon with silver letters "75th Annual Session Portland, Me Oct. 16, 1919" and photographic celluloid "John W. Gorman" 4.25 inches. XF. Keystone Badge. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1110. ME Portland Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1918. Ribbon with multi-colored celluloid in center "Patriarch Militant" Red ribbon with gold letters "Department of Maine Patriarchs Militant I.O.O.F. Twenty-Fifth Annual Department Council and Field Day Portland, Maine June 11-12, 1918" 6.5 inch, faded XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1111. ME Portland Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1930. Red ribbon with black letters. "I.O.O.F. April 19th 1930 Portland Maine" eye and rings. 5.5 inches, XF, wrinkles. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Whitehead and Hoag //Insects/Bees/Bee-Hive //
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1112. ME Rockland Semicentennial Badge, 1904. "Rockland, Maine Semi-Centennial Old Home Week Aug. 14-20, 1904" on gilt bronze bar from which is suspended cutout medal. Wreath around "Rockland Incorporated a City A.D. 1854 God Gives a Reward to Industry" around beehive and early town. 2.5 inches. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Military: VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars //
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1113. ME Waterville: Veterans of Foreign Wars Ribbon, 1941. Brass name bar from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "27th Annual Encampment Dept. of Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars Waterville June 13-15, 1941" and from that is brass shell painted with VFW shield in blue. XF, minor fading. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Bi-Metals //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Lord's Prayer //
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1114. ME 250th Anniversary of York Bimetal Medal, 1902. "Souvenir" brass bar from which is suspended purple ribbon with gold letters "250th Anniv York, Me. Oldest City August 5 1652 1902" from which is suspended brass wreath around aluminum medal. Log cabin and well / Lord's prayer. 4.25 inches, XF, ribbon faded. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Union //Celluloid - cello //
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1115. ME Portland Carpenters Union Celluloid and Ribbon, ca. 1900. Blue, black, yellow and red celluloid top pinback: "Carpenters Union Millmen's Union Local No. 1561" around union shield from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "United Brotherhood Carpenters & Jointers of American Portland, Maine" and union shield, XF, somewhat faded. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of ME Maine //Agricultural //Corn //
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1116. ME Maine Boys Sweet Corn Club Ribbon, 1916. Brass ear of corn from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold Maine state seal and "Boys Sweet Corn Club 1916", 6", XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

1117. "Maryland Merchant Tokens", 1986. By David E. Schenkman, 226 pages, numerous photos, hard bound black leatherette, gilt. Mint. $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Washington, George Washington //

1118. MD George Washington / Baltimore Monument Medal, ca. 1860. "George Washington Born 1732" around bust of Washington left / Olive wreath around "Monument in Baltimore" and the monument. Obverse has what appear to be edge dings, but the Rulau-Fuld plate coin (B-323E, page 153) has some of the same marks, although not as pronounced, suggesting the medal originally was mounted in some way. white-metal, 20 mm, dark XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Post Office //Military: War of 1812 //
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1119. MD Baltimore Post Office Dedication, 1889. Baltimore Post Office / 1814 Bombardment of Ft. Henry. Rulau MD Ba-220, page 558. Gilt Bronze, 25 mm, holed for suspension with red ribbon still attached. Bright Unc, minor spot. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1120. MD Centennial of Allegheny County, 1889. "Maryland" above elaborate rendition of state arms / "Centennial Anniversary of Allegheny Co. MD" around laurel wreath in which is "1786 Cumberland Sep. 23-25 1889" 37 mm, bronze, red-brown chocolate. Choice AU+. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1121. MD Rulau Unlisted: 150th Anniversary of Baltimore Medal, 1880. Legend around bust of Lord Baltimore / Legend around statue. Type of Rulau Md-Ba35, page 554, but unrecorded variety in copper. 31 mm, copper. Red/Brown AU, toned spots. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Birds (except eagles), etc. //
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1122. MD Baltimore Oriole Festival Ribbon, 1882. Gold oriole on branch "Oriole Festival Baltimore 1882" on pale purple ribbon. 6.25 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1123. MD Baltimore: Odd Fellows Lodge Dedication Medal, 1892. Three Odd Fellows rings with stickpin from which is suspended 32 mm, white metal medal. "I.O.O.F. Temple Dedicated 1892 Baltimore, Md." around four-story building / "First I.O.O.F. Hall Dedicated 1831 Baltimore, Md." around building. Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Military: Civil War related //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1124. MD Baltimore: Union Veterans League National Encampment Medal, 1899. Chocolate brown hanger "September 13-15, 1899, Baltimore, Md" and "UVL" on shield from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon, and 35 mm chocolate bronze medal. "National Encampment Baltimore, Md. 1861-1865" around monument / "UVL" shield on five-pointed star. XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Agricultural //
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1125. MD National Hay Association Ribbon, 1903. Brass "Baltimore" hanger from which is suspended black and yellow ribbon with gold letters "10th Annual Convention National Hay Association June 16 to 18, 1903" 5.5 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Elks - BPOE //
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1126. MD Baltimore Elks Pin, ca. 1910. Red, white and blue enameled pin. Elk's head "Baltimore" and clock on large enameled "7" 43 mm, XF, with large enamel chip. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1127. MD Baltimore: Odd Fellows Centennial, Wildey Portrait Badge, 1919. Thomas Wildey was the founder of the Odd Fellows in North America. He was born in London in 1782, orphaned at the age of five, and the pledge of the Odd Fellows to "educate the orphan" came from his experiences. He lived with an uncle, became an Odd Fellow in 1804, and immigrated to Baltimore in 1817. There he missed the camaraderie of his English lodge, and put a notice in the newspaper requesting that any other Odd Fellows meet with him at the Seven Stars Inn on April 26, 1819. There Wildey and four other English immigrants formed the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of North America. Afterwards he traveled widely, and set up lodges in most of the Eastern states. Black and yellow ribbon with gold letters "Baltimore, Md. Sept. 1919" from which is suspended 46 mm radiate star with five medallions. The large central medallion "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. 100th Anniversary 1819-1919" around "Thomas Wildey Founder of Lodge" below facing bust. 4 inches. XF $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //Celluloid - cello //
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1128. MD Arion, Baltimore Singing Society Badge and Celluloid, ca. 1930. During the 1930s the American Arion Singing Society of Baltimore toured Europe, and the elaborate music society badges in the Brunk auction were collected by a member of the society. In addition there were two items of the Arion Society itself in the collection. 1) Black on yellow 31 mm celluloid "Arion Singing Society" around lyre. 2) Elaborate red, white and blue enameled, cut-out brass badge in style of European society badges. "Arion Gegr 1863" on enameled ribbon around gilt brass lyre and cutout of water nymph playing lyre while riding a dolphin! In background is red and white striped rectangle. Spectacular piece of American music history, and a very pretty badge with reverse button-hole type attachment. Shaped 33 x 33 mm. XF $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //German-American //

1129. MD Baltimore Sangerfest, 1930. German-American Organization medallic badge. Black and yellow ribbon on hanger from which is suspended fob-type, rectangular medal. 33 x 26 mm "The 30th Annual Sangerfest, Baltimore" above woman standing on rock in Baltimore Harbor, playing harp, with statue in background. Gilt brass. Unc. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Billiken //Masonic: Shrine //
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1130. MD Baltimore: Billiken Multi-Part Shriner Badge, 1939. Billiken sitting on bronze cutout crab. Reverse "22nd Annual Meeting National Court, Balto, Md., June 22, 1939" This is suspended by a purple ribbon from a hanger "Representative 1939" and Baltimore statue. 5 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: Military: Revolutionary War // State of MD Maryland //
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1131. MD Brooklyn: Battle of Long Island Commemorative Medal, 1895. "Battle of Long Island, Aug 27th 1776" around a Continental soldier with backpack leaning on a musket, above the circular seal of the city of Brooklyn / "Maryland Memorial Day Aug. 27th 1776 1895" around circular seal of the state of Maryland. 47 x 36 oval, heavy brass, suspended from 45 x 23 mm hanger reading "Brooklyn" Ribbon is a red, white and blue replacement. Both medium chocolate brown. XF. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Black/Negro/Colored //Colored Troop - military //Military: Non-Trade Tokens //Military: Civil War related // State of MA Massasachusts //
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1132. MD /MA Camp Birney for Black Civil War Troops Miniature Medal, 1897. The movie 'Glory' recounts the story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, which was the vanguard Union Black Regiment. It was commanded by Robert G. Shaw, and trained at Camp Birney outside Baltimore, MD. The camp was a Black enlistment and training center during the Civil War. This medal probably was connected with the 1897 dedication of the Memorial to Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts that is located at the entrance to Boston Common at Beacon and Park Sts. Soldier advancing with rifle, two tents in background / "Camp D. R. Birney 1897" 13 mm, gilt brass. Lightly toned AU. Nice! $125.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Fireworks //Good Luck //
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1133. MD Elkton Fireworks Company Good Luck Token, ca. 1915. "Always Carry Me and Rub My Hump for Good Luck" around hump-backed man in suit, "Victory Sparkler and Speciality Co." Reverse is the same as obverse. About XF. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1134. MD Frederick Odd Fellows Home Badge. Bronze bar "Breaking Ground I.O.O.F. Home Frederick, Md." (pin broken) from which is suspended a brass shovel with eye, scales and rings. 50 mm length. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland // State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1135. MD /MN: Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Three rings from which is suspended 30 mm x 25 mm red, white, black and gold enameled Maryland shield with brass monument in center. Ribbon is black and yellow with silver letters "Maryland/ St. Paul 1907" 4.25 inches, Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MD Maryland //Track & Field //Sports Medals & Badges //
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1136. MD Group of Maryland Track Medals, 1913. Group of six 27 x 16 mm rectangular brass or silvered brass medals, most with double sets of loops to be connected together with chain links. All the same basic style with athlete (runner, discus thrower, etc. on front). Reverse indicates Maryland State, Baltimore City Public School Championships, etc. Most are engraved with the year (1913 to 1918 or 1937) and the event. They came in a group, and seem to indicate participation in particular events. They probably were awarded to a father and son given that they are dated twenty years apart. About XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //Political: Medals/Tokens: Pre-1901 // State of OH Ohio //
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1137. MA Very Important Harvard University Hasty Pudding Club Medal of Nicholas Longworth, Speaker of the US House of Representatives and Husband of President Theodore Roosevelt's Daughter Alice! ca. 1877. Octagonal silver medal. "Concordia Discours" above seated sphinx, "N. Longsworth" engraved within oak wreath, "1795" below / "H. P. C." above two hands contributing ingredients to pudding kettle above a fire, "Seges Votts Respondet" (In disagreement concord) on ribbon. Storer-918 by C. B. Mclouin. Original loop has been removed. 44 mm silver, 26.7 grams (the same as a silver dollar). Nicholas Longworth (1869-1931) of Ohio was first elected to Congress in 1903, and was Speaker of the House from 1925 until his death in 1931. He was an interesting Clintonesque-type character, who has been the subject of at least one book, and is mentioned in many histories of the US House of Representatives. The March 1995 issue of the librarian journal "Welch's Rarebits" recounted the following story about him. "Nicholas Longworth (husband of Alice Roosevelt Longworth) was a notorious womanizer. When he was Speaker of the House, a political enemy, seeking to ruffle his feathers, came over to Nicholas, and looking at Longworth's bald head said sneeringly, 'Your head looks like my wife's behind.' Nicholas thought for a moment, reached up and felt the top of his read, and replied, yes it kind of feels like your wife's behind, too." Choice XF, nicely toned. $350.00-500.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //School Award/Medal of Merit //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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1138. MA Early Engraved Boston School Medal, ca. 1880. Elaborate, hand engraved square on cross cutout on which also is engraved "Paul Caduc" and on the reverse "Excellence" Suspended from bar which is engraved "G.S. 68" Approximate 2 1/2 inch elaborately engraved. Appears to be silver. Nice XF, toned. $200.00-300.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1139. MA Harvard: Institute of 1770, 1920. Engraved to "S.S. Robinson '20" (or "F.F.") at top, book etc. center, legend, rev: "AKE" at top, shield, legend. Silver, top loop, 41mm, Toned XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1140. MA Harvard: Institute of 1770. Obv as above, but without top scroll, rev: shield center, two columns top blank area for name. Silver, top loop, 41mm, nicely toned AU. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1141. MA Harvard: AKE, 1877. Engraved to "A.H. Amory (?) '77" on scroll above "AKE/Harvard", rev. shield, legend. Silver, 41mm, top loop, choice toned AU. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1142. MA Harvard: AKE, 1892. As above, but engraved to "J.T. Heard, Jr./'92". Silver, top loop expertly removed, choice toned XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //Bicycles/Wheelman/LAW //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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1143. MA Harvard: Two Mile Bicycle Race Award Medal, 1894. Harvard Athletic Association, winged foot, rev: Fully hand engraved "2 Mile Bicycle Race W R Brinckerhoff Oct 26 1894" in ornate script. Silver, top loop, 34mm, choice XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //Athletics (other than listed) //Wrestling //
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1144. MA Harvard Athletic Club Wrestling Medal, 1922. Small medal as above, rev: "1922/Wrestling/Ass't Mgr." engraved. Silver, 22mm, top loop, wire, choice XF. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1145. MA Harvard Lampoon Medal, 1876. Stork, winged fool on horseback. Uneven shape, about 39mm, Bronze, Toned AU. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College: Harvard University //
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1146. MA Harvard: Hasty Pudding Club, 1873. Engraved to "F.B. Moulton '73", "H.P.C.". Octagon silver, 40mm, top loop expertly removed, choice XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Military: Civil War related //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //

1147. MA Boston Peace Jubilee Medal Imitating $10 Gold Piece, 1869. Patrick Sarsfeld Gilmore was 'the father of the American concert band' and wrote such famous songs as 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home.[ He organized the 1869 National Peace Jubilee to benefit CW widows and orphans as a way to display his talents. "The United States Birthplace of Freedom" around eagle as on $10 Gold Piece / "National Peace Jubilee, Let Us Have Peace, Boston Coliseum, June 17 '69" around specially constructed coliseum. Wright-1371. 26 mm, gilt brass. About XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Peace Jubilee //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //Military: Other Non-US Wars //
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1148. MA Boston. Gilmore's World's Peace Jubilee Music Festival Medal, 1872. Patrick Sarsfeld Gilmore was 'the father of the American concert band' and wrote such famous songs as 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home.' He organized the 1869 National Peace Jubilee to benefit Civil War widows and orphans as a way to display his talents. Immediately afterwards he planned for the even larger World Peace Jubilee, which coincidentally celebrated the end of the Franco-Prussia War. Gilmore used over 2000 instrumentalists and 20,000 choral performers at his shows during the 18 day music festival. When he died in 1892, his funeral procession became a parade led by a 100 piece marching band, and the 'New York Times' wrote that the route 'thronged with people gathered to pay the only tribute in their power to their beloved musician.' Thick medal. "World's Peace Jubilee Boston" around lyre, sheet music, horn, American shield, etc / "On Earth Peace, Good Will Toward Men" around laurel wreath within which is "Chorus of 20,000 Voices P. S. Gilmore Projector June 17, 1872". 46 mm x 4 mm thick, white metal. Toned AU. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Railroad //Union //

1149. MA Brotherhood of Railroad Locomotive Engineers Badge, ca. 1880. Heavy brass eagle on ribbon cutout from which is suspended black and white enameled bronze railroad workshed. "Boston Division B. of L. E. around circular track with "61" in center. By Irons and Russell, Providence, RI. 3 inches. Impressive symbolic railroad medal. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //France //Military: Revolutionary War //

1150. MA Centennial of Treaty of Paris Rev War/Boston Expo Medal, 1883. "Foreign Exposition, Boston, Mass, U.S.A." around "Opened September 3rd, 1883" / "Treaty of Peace between Great Britain and the United States, Sept. 3rd, Signed at Paris, France, 1783" around four figures examining the treaty text, presumably the US negotiators: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, and Henry Laurens. Listed by Rulau, page 675 (Bo-26), who did not recognize its importance. By "H. M." One of the very few medals of Adams, Jay or Laurens. 28 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Toned AU. $100.00-125.00+
COMMENT: This appears to be the Rulau plate photo. Rulau photographed hundreds of pieces in the Brunk collection, which appear as photos in many of Rulau's books.
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1151. MA Boston: GAR National Encampment Badge, 1890. Hanger with six stars and bust of Washington in small medallion from which is suspended a red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "National Encampment G. A. R., Boston, Mass., Aug 12-16, 1890" from which is suspended a 37 mm white metal medal. "Fraternity Charity Loyalty, 1861-1865" around a copy of the official GAR membership medal / Platoon of Civil War era soldiers standing at attention, "In Review" below. 3 1/2 inches. Bright XF/AU. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Philatelic/Stamps/Postal Service //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //
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1152. (MA Boston) Philatelic Society Award Medal, 1891. "The Philatelic Society" around male bust wearing headband, imitating a tetradrachm of the ancient Seleucid Kings of Syria / Wreath of oak and laurel and area for engraving name. 30 mm, bronze, chocolate color. Pretty medal. Toned red/brown AU+, choice! $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Philatelic/Stamps/Postal Service //Ancient coins/Roman coins/Greek coins copy copies //
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1153. (MA Boston) Silver Philatelic Society Award Medal, 1891. "The Philatelic Society" around male bust wearing headband, imitating a tetradrachm of the ancient Seleucid Kings of Syria / Wreath of oak and laurel and area for engraving name. 30 mm, silver. Pretty medal. Choice toned AU+. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Masonic: Medals //Ku Klux Klan KKK //Jewish/Judaica/Hebraica //Military: Confederate related //Military: Cavalry //
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1154. MA Albert Pike, Confederate Brigadier General, High-Ranking KKK Official and Southern Masonic Leader Portrait Medal, 1891. While little remembered today -- because so many Americans consciously tried to forget his legacy -- Albert Pike was one of the most colorful and notorious figures in US history. Born in Massachusetts, he was a Western explorer who traveled to Sante Fe in 1831, later moved to Arkansas, and worked there as a lawyer defending Native American rights. He recruited a company of cavalry to fight in the Mexican-American war, and was present at the Battle of Buena Vista. When the Civil War began he was made a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army and commanded troops from a number of tribes living in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). At the battle of Pea Ridge his men deserted, scalped and defiled the bodies of Union soldiers. He also was charged with theft of Confederate funds, and his arrest ordered, but he resigned his commission and fled into the hills of Arkansas to avoid trial. After the war he became a high official in the Ku Klux Klan, and was charged with treason by the US government. Pike created the KKK rituals for Nathan Bedford Forest when he was Grand Commander of the Southern Jurisdiction of Scottish Rite Masons and writing 'Morals and Dogma', which for sixty years was given to all new Masons of the Southern Jurisdiction. Pike was a follower of the Jewish mystical tradition called kabala, which recently has been advocated by Madonna and other Hollywood celebrities. He moved to Washington DC, and carried on an affair with a nineteen year old girl when he was almost sixty. When a statue was erected in Pike's honor in 1901 at Third and D Streets in Washington, the speakers at the dedication extolled his work as a Mason, and one noted that "the name of Albert Pike will grow bright as the ages roll by," but otherwise ignored his increasingly stained reputation. In the 1890s he had been a hero to the Masons and the Daughters of the Confederacy, but after all his misdeeds became public, he was reviled by both, and the Masons conducted a formal hearing into his association with the Klan. Pike eventually became known as a 'libertine, traitor, glutton, incompetent and murderer,' and his memory did not 'grow bright'. Instead, he became the prime example that anti-Masons cited when claiming that Masons were morally evil and the Craft should be suppressed. During the 1990s Pike once again became a controversial figure as his statue because a source of friction among Blacks, Jews, and other groups, with some politicians demanding that it be torn down. "Albert Pike 33 1809 1891" around 3/4th facing bust with flowing hair and beard, wearing Masonic regalia / Legend naming Southern Massachusetts jurisdiction around 33nd degree Mason's symbol of crowned, double-headed eagle. 45 mm, bronze, medium chocolate Unc. $300.00-500.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Lovett, George Lovett //Sage //
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1155. MA Sage/Lovett's Boston Faneuil Hall Medal. "Faneuil Hall, Boston, Mass." around hall / "The Cradle of American Liberty" within wreath, and in small letters "Aug. B. Sage's Historical Tokens No. 9" By G. H. Lovett. 30 mm, copper. Toned AU. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Washington, George Washington //Lovett, George Lovett //
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1156. MA Washington Siege of Boston Medal. Lovett's series number 2: Washington on horseback; rev "Siege of Boston 1775-8" in wreath, Baker 50A. Copper, choice brown XF. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Washington, George Washington //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //

1157. MA George Washington Advertising Pinback, ca. 1896. Multicolored bust of George Washington on gold background, "Complements of the Boston Store" By Whitehead and Hoag with 1896 patent date. 32 mm. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Boot/Shoe/Feet //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1158. MA Incredible Miniature Rubber Advertising Boot! IOOF-Boston, ca. 1890. Small purple ribbon with gold letters "Canton Malden No. 55 Patriarchs Militant I.O.O.F. Malden, Mass." from which is suspended 4 inch miniature rubber boot! It opens to reveal its inside, and on its heal is "Boston Rubber Shoe Co." 6 inches. XF. Highly unusual! $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Bi-Metals //
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1159. MA Boston Odd Fellow Bi-Metal Medal, 1893. Chocolate bronze wreath around brass 23 mm medal. "74th Ann'l Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Sept. 19-24, 1898 Boston, Mass." eye, rings, etc / Elaborate arms "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. 1834" 37 mm, holed for suspension, XF, Schwaab. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights Templar //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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1160. MA Boston Knights Templar Badge, 1895. "Boston Commandery K.T. 1802 1806" on bar from which is suspended triangular medal "26th Triennial 1895" around panorama of Boston port with sailing ships. 2 inches, XF.
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1161. MA Boston: IOOF Sovereign Grand Lodge Badge, 1898. "Boston" Top pin, badge with flags either side, eagle, logo center. Bronze, by CM Robbins, AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Military: Spanish American War //Military: Spanish American War //
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1162. MA Boston: Spanish-American War Odd Fellows Patriotic Badge, 1898. "Boston" on brass bar from which is suspended eagle and crossed enameled American flags over "Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. 1898" around two women standing at side of crossed shields. 2.25 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //
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1163. MA Boston Chamber of Commerce Ribbon, 1903. Blue ribbon with gold letters "Boston Chamber of Commerce 1903" around seal "Sicut Patribus Deus Noris. Civitas Regimine Donata AD 1892" around panorama of city "Bostonia Condita AD 1630" 6.75 inches.
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //

1164. MA Boston Old Home Week Bean Pot Medal, 1907. Wreath around beanpot / "Old Home Week Boston 1907" around building. 19 mm, gilt bronze, holed for suspension. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1165. MA William Henry Cardinal O'Connell Archbishop of Boston Medal, 1908. Medal for his first year as Archbishop of Boston. Bust left / Arms of the archbishop. By B. L. Patterson. 75 mm, bronze. VF, scratches reverse, dark discoloration. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights Templar //Celluloid - cello //Agricultural //
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1166. MA Boston Century Old Nutmeg Knights of Pythias Celluloid, 1908. Multicolored celluloid, "Boston 1908" around US flag and Knights of Pythias arms. From this is suspended by two blue ribbons two genuine nutmeg nuts, 0.5 x 1 inches, light brown, with hooks inserted for suspension. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts // State of NJ New Jersey //Union //
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1167. MA Boston Plumbers Badge, 1908. "Delegate" hanger, blue and white ribbon with gold letters, "26th Annual National Convention Master Plumbers Assoc'n, Boston, Mass, July 14-16, 1908." From it is suspended a 33 mm brass medal "New Jersey Association of Master Plumbers" around "Loyalty 1902" and map of New Jersey. 5 inches, ribbon is frayed at top. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Elks - BPOE //Celluloid - cello //

1168. MA Boston Elks Celluloid Button, 1915. Purple on white "Boston Lodge No. 10 Los Angeles, 1915" around elk head. 32 mm. XF, foxed. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Transportation Tokens - U.S. //Transportion Tickets //Railroad //

1169. MA Three Boston & Maine Railroad 500-Mile Ticket Books, ca. 1917. One early 1907 plain-cover 500 mile ticket coupon book, still with five original coupons (1 mile each) and two baggage coupons (2 miles each). Plus two 1917 dated 500 books, one with 7 1-mile tickets, the other with 2 1-mile tickets. About Fine/VF, wear, punches, etc. Lot of 3. $25.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1170. MA Boston Odd Fellows Badge, 1920. Purple ribbon from which is suspended enameled red, white and blue brass shield "Sovereign Session Boston, Mass 1920" around "PM" and crown. 2.75 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Whitehead and Hoag //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Pilgrims, U.S. //
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1171. MA Boston: Plymouth Rock Pilgrims Odd Fellows Badge, 1920. Mint two part gilt bronze badge on original Whitehead and Hoag cardboard. Top bar: "Official" above capital building, Bunker Hill monument, etc. from which is suspended 40 mm wreathed scene of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock "96th Sovereign Grand Lodge Session, Boston 1920" 3.25 inches. Mint, cardboard backing poor. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Watch Fobs //

1172. MA Boston Odd Fellows Watch Fob, 1920. Enameled watch fob-type shield. "Sovereign Session Boston Mass 1920" around "PM" crown, enameled 3 rings, etc. 35 mm x 33 mm, gilt bronze. XF. Rev. blank $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1173. MA Boston: Odd Fellows Council Ribbon, 1920. Brass name tag from which is suspended purple ribbon with gold letters "Delegate General Military Council Boston, Mass. Sept. 27-29, 1920 Patriarchs Militant I.O.O.F." crown, rings, etc. 5.25 inches, XF. Fuller Regalia. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Whitehead and Hoag // State of NH New Hampshire //
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1174. MA Boston: NH Odd Fellows Badge, 1920. Heavy bronze bar "I.O.O.F." scales, rings, etc from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "Sovereign Grand Lodge Boston, Mass. Sept. 29, 1920" and cutout, detailed bronze New Hampshire map with major cities marked. 5 inches, XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1175. MA Boston: Abraham Lincoln GAR National Encampment Medal, 1924. "58th National Encampment Grand Army of the Republic" from which is suspended bar "Boston, Massachusetts 1924"; Yellow ribbon with silver letters "Daughters of Veterans" from which is suspended blue enameled medal. "With Malice Towards None With Charity for All" around bust of Abraham Lincoln. Medal is 40 mm with integral loop. Medal is an unlisted variety of King- 915. By Robbins. 4.75 inches. Choice XF. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Philatelic/Stamps/Postal Service //
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1176. MA Boston: American Philatelic Society Badge, Tercentennial Medal, 1930. Impressive 45 x 50 mm brass name tag hanger consisting of State Seal of Massachusetts, Boston City Hall, Boston bean pot, and woman holding large box, standing before a medallion of the Boston Harbor. Suspended is a red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "45th Annual Convention American Philatelic Society, Boston, Mass. 1930". Suspended below that is a 31 mm brass medal "Tercentennial of the Massachusetts Bay Colony 1630-1930", Pilgrim with outstretched hands, radiant map of the state / "Souvenir" above fish, "1630 1930" and spinning wheel on shield. 5 1/2 inches. XF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights Templar //
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1177. MA Brockton Knights Templar Badge in Form of Shoe, 1895. Two-part silvered brass badge. Metal shoe "Bay State Commandery K.T. Brockton, Mass" from which is suspended large oval "25th Triennial Boston, 1895" around knight on horseback carrying ax. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Washington, George Washington //

1178. MA Cambridge Washington Elm Tree Medal, ca. 1875. Exquisitely designed, high relief oval medal. "Under this Tree Washington First Took Command of the American Army, July 3, 1775" around the Washington Elm, with very small historical marker having those words before the tree, and Cambridge street scene in background. Probably issued for the Centennial of Cambridge. See Rulau-Fuld's revision of Baker page 194 for other medals of that event, but this piece is not listed by them. Unsigned, but in exquisite style, perhaps of G. L. Lovett. Uniface with blank reverse for engraving. Integral loop removed. Oval 32 x 38 mm, 3.5 mm thick, red-chocolate bronze. Proof with minor abrasions to reverse field. Choice AU. $100.00-125.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //

1179. MA Cambridge: Grand Army of the Republic Bar, ca. 1880. "Post 56 Cambridge, Mass. G.A.R." on 1.5 inch chocolate bronze bar, reverse ribbon bar, ribbon missing. AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Science //Engineering //
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1180. MA Cambridge: MA Institute of Technology and William Rogers Portrait Medal. "William Barton Rogers" around bust of the early geologist who wrote about the Appalachian Mountains / "Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1865- 1916 Alumni Dedication Reunion June 12, 13, 14, 1916" 38 mm bronze. Suspended by tattered red and white ribbon from bronze name bar on which is written name of alumni "J. G. Thompson '91" 3.5 inches. XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1181. MA Eastampton: Church Ribbon, 1891. Black letters on white ribbon. "Payson Church Eastampton, 1891" around printed photo of church's minister. 6 inches, XF, price sticker residue at top right. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights Templar //Anti-Slavery //
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1182. MA Haverhill John Greenleaf Whittier Knights Templar Badge, 1895. Two-part silvered bronze badge. John Greenleaf Whittier was a poet and abolitionist. "26th Triennial Boston 1895" from which is suspended large shield "Haverhill Commander K.T." around "Birthplace of Whittier" and his home. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //
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1183. MA Holyoke: Oblong Textile Mill Medal, 1948. "One Hundredth Anniversary Full Leadership in Textiles" around panorama of vast mills, "William Skinner & Sons" / "If Found Please Return to William Skiller & Sons Holyoke 2, Massachusetts" and stamped number "2644" Oblong, 55 x 26 mm, bronze. Nice. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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1184. MA Lawrence: Two-Part Masonic Badge, 1917. Cross and crown, "Bethany" from which is suspended cross, "Commandery Lawrence Mass. 1917. 2.5 inches, pinback. XF.
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military: Woman's Relief Corps WRC //Boot/Shoe/Feet //
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1185. MA Lynn Woman's Relief Corps Ribbon with Boot, 1890. Brass hanger from which is suspended white ribbon with gold letters and large gold boot, "Gen. Lander W.R.C. No. 29 Lynn Dept, Mass. 1890" with gold tassel at bottom of ribbon. 7.5 inches. XF, but stains, foxing. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1186. MA Medford Independence Day Medal, 1912. "City of Medford Celebration July 4th, 1912" around three-masted sailing ship under construction, with lighthouse, rising sun, and building in background, crown below. By "Dieges and Clust, 149 Tremont St, Boston" 30 mm, gilt brass, uniface, looped, with original red ribbon. XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Anniversary/Centennial Good-For //
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1187. MA New Bedford Centennial Ribbon, 1947. Light blue ribbon with dark blue letters "New Bedford 1847 1947 Centennial" around city seal "Committee" 4.5 inches, wrinkled and needs ironing, otherwise XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Anniversary Pinbacks (not tokens) //Shell Cards //
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1188. MA Newburyport: Semi-Centennial Shell Medal and Guest Ribbon, 1901. Possibly unrecorded oval silver shell on two crossing ribbons. The basic design also was used for a bronze medal, Storer-1489. "1851" robed woman, one hand resting on chair, the other gesturing to "Terra Marique", factories and trees in background, "1901" below. 44 mm x 23 mm, oval silver shell, which was made by die-striking a thin plate of silver with soft metal backing, and separating them. The result was trimmed using a jigsaw to produce an outline that matches the shell's roped border. Impressive, attractive and unusual! Two crossing white ribbons with gold letters, "50th Anniversary City of Newburyport June 24, 25, 26" and "Guest" Six inches. XF/AU. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //

1189. MA Revere Beach Neptune Odd Fellows Celluloid, 1920. Red, white and green celluloid button "Neptune Lodge No. 237 I.O.O.F. Revere Beach, Mass." around Neptune holding trident "Sept. 30, 1920. 1.5 inches. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights of the Maccabees KoM //
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1190. MA Salem: Knights of the Maccabees Field Day Badge, ca. 1900. "Souvenir" on hanger, from which is suspended red and black ribbon, on which is in gold, "K. of M. Field Day, Salem, Mass." and cross. From it is suspended wreathed cross and crown, which was painted black and red, but most of paint has flaked off. By Robbins. 4.5 inch. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Bolen: J.A. Bolen //Military: Non-Trade Tokens //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Gunsmith/Guns/Pistols //
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1191. MA Bolen Medal for Springfield Armory, 1862. "U.S. Arsenal" below building / Seven line inscription. By J. A. Bolen. Only 75 struck. Rulau MA Sp-14, page 574. 28 mm, copper. Toned dark red AU+. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Bolen: J.A. Bolen //Weapons & Armor //Military: Trade Tokens //

1192. MA SP-14a Springfield: BOLEN U.S. Arsenal - 75 struck! 1862. Building obverse, reverse legend on US Armory. Only 75 struck by Bolen, brass, XF, spots. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Hard Rubber Tokens: US //Sewing Machine //Knights Templar //
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1193. MA Hard Rubber Knights Templar Sewing Machine Badge, 1895. Hard Rubber Badge for the 26th Annual Knights Templar Conclave held in Louisville in 1901. "26 Triennial" on hard rubber hanger from which is suspended by a black ribbon (on which is a golden orange) a cutout hard rubber cross reading "Orange Aug 16 1895 Mass" around "Orange Commandery K.T. 45" around a sewing machine over "New Home" Made by Dickinson Hard Rubber Company of Springfield, Mass. (the maker's name is not on the badge, but the badge comes with a photocopy of a Johnson and Jensen lot illustrating another Dickinson KT badge which is identical in style, and which J&J valued at $150.00 twenty years ago). 4 1/4 inches, as new. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1194. MA 50th Year of Incorporation of Springfield as a City Medal, 1902. Heavy, looped medal for wearing at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Springfield becoming a city. "Golden Jubilee May 25, 1902" and legend around busts of the city's mayors of 1852 and 1902 / Wreath around "Springfield Mass. Organized a Town May 14th 1636 City Incorporated May 25th 1852" Storer-1708. 44 mm, bronze, dark red, top loop, replacement ribbon. XF/AU. $65.00-80.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Watch Fobs //

1195. MA Springfield: Foresters Convention Badge, 1914. White metal "Delegate" bar from which is suspended blue ribbon with silver letters "27th Annual Session Grand Court Massachusetts Springfield May 18-19, 1915" from which is suspended octagonal watch fob white metal medal. "F of A" on small shield in front of Springfield's bell tower and buildings. 3.75 inches. Toned XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //
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1196. MA Springfield Municipal Group Medal, ca. 1915. "Municipal Group" above bell tower and Springfield buildings, "Springfield Mass" 35 mm gilt brass suspended from name bar by red, white and blue ribbon. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //
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1197. MA Winchedon Ancient Order of United Workmen Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Ribbon hanger with "C. H. & P." from which is hanging a brass Bible, and a blue ribbon with gold letters, "Murdock Lodge No. 80 A.O.U.W. Winchedon, Mass" Attached to the bottom of the ribbon by a bar is a heavy 51 mm brass medal with AOUW shield, anchor, and motto, and an additional Pilgrim ship symbol to indicate Massachusetts. 5.25 inches. XF, some fading to ribbon. $25.00-30.00+
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1198. MA no lot, 1939. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1199. MA Worcester Odd Fellows Home Corner Stone Badge, 1890. Thick brass bar from which is hung blue ribbon with gold fringe on which is attached a 2 inch brass cutout tent with crossed swords and rings. Gold letters on ribbon "Encampment Battalion Laying Corner Stone Odd Fellows Home Worcester, Mass. Oct. 8th, 1890" 7 inches, quite nice, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1200. MA Worcester Impressive GAR Encampment Battalion Badge, 1892. Oversized purple cloth pillow surrounded by metallic braid on purple cloth Maltese cross, two metallic tassels below. Gold letters "Worcester Encampment Battalion June 22, 1892" Striking piece! XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Knights Templar //
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1201. MA Worcester Knights Templar Flag Badge, 1895. Nice black and white enameled badge in shape of flag on pole. "95 Worcester Co. Comd'ry K.T. Worcester, Mass" 40 mm, gilt bronze. Neat. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Celluloid - cello //Knights of Pythias KoP //
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1202. MA Worcester Knights of Pythias Ribbon and Celluloid, 1906. "Field Day" on hanger, from which is suspended white ribbon with gold letters, "Mass. Brigade U.R.K.P. July 11, 1906 Worcester" and at bottom is white on black celluloid, "White Lily in the White City" around white lily on shield. 6 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1203. MA Worcester: Dedication of Southbridge Soldiers Monument Medal, 1914. "Soldiers Monument Southbridge Mass Dedicated July 4 '14" around monument. 32 mm, flower-petal shaped, white metal with fob-loop attached to bar by red, white and blue ribbon. 3.25 inches, XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military: Other US wars //Shooting Festivals/Awards/Medals //Eagle (bird, not FOE) //Hand-Engraved Tokens //Awarded/engraved //
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1204. MA Awarded Massachusetts Rifle Association Medal, ca. 1870. Bronze Maltese cross, with silver-colored eagle head inserted into center of medal. "Mass Rifle Assn Member" in arms of cross. Reverse hand engraved "W. S. Gibbons 430" By Wood - Boston. 26 mm, bronze with loop. Obverse is chocolate brown, reverse is golden. AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Animals (other than listed) //Badges: Non-Police/Fire //

1205. MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Badge, 1882. Unusual, star-shaped, 55 mm copper badge. "Kindness to All Harmless Living Creatures" in rays of star. In center is a radiant sun, "Band of Mercy, M.S.P.C.A. 1882, Glory to God, Peace on Earth, Good Will to All" XF, very slight bend. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Union //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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1206. MA Massachusetts M. & A.P. Union Endowment Shell Medal, ca. 1889. "The Union Endowment M. & A.P." around the Good Samaritan helping a man, with donkey and palm tree in background "Five Year Benefit Order Inc'd in Mass. June 19, 1889" 57 mm, brass shell on nickel-silver back. XF. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Military: Cavalry //
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1207. MA GAR Staff Association and Cavalry General Russell Alger Portrait Medal, 1890. Russell Alexander Alger was born in 1836, orphaned at the age of twelve, and worked to support two siblings. He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1859, moved to Grand Rapids, MI, where he enlisted in 1861. He was an officer in the 5th and 6th Michigan Cavalry, served under General Sheridan, and received special mention in a report by General George Armstrong Custer for his cavalry operations at Gettysburg. After more brilliant cavalry operations, he was brevetted brigadier general of the volunteers, and made major general in 1865. Alger was Governor of Michigan (1885-1887), first Commander of the Michigan GAR, Commander-in-Chief of the national GAR, appointed Secretary of War in 1897, and was a US Senator from 1902 until his death in 1907. "Commander in Chief Russell A. Alger" around 3/4 facing bust / "Russell A. Alger G.A.R. Staff Association Organized Boston Mass. Aug. 14, 1890" 35 mm, bronze with loop, medium chocolate. Choice Unc. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Other Fraternal Issuers //Union //
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1208. MA L.M. & P.A. Union Endowment Badge, ca. 1890. Very nice blue and white enameled badge. "Mass" on bar from which is suspended gilt brass cross with "LMPA" and flower. It is semi-identified by Lot 1206, which has the inscription "Union Endowment M. & A.P." Nice, early union badge. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR // State of MA Massasachusts //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1209. MA Grand Army of the Republic Badge, 1892. "GAR Massachusetts" on brass hanger from which is suspended by replacement ribbon a 40 mm x 35 mm brass shield. Massachusetts seal / "Dept of Mass. Grand Army of the Republic" around GAR seal, "Adopted 1892", AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts // State of WI Wisconsin //Celluloid - cello //Knights of Pythias KoP //
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1210. MA Milwaukee Cello Knights of Pythias National Encampment Badge, 1910. "U. R. K. of P." (Uniform Rank) above Pythias shield and "Massachusetts Brigade" from which is suspended metal wreath within which is celluloid "26th Biennial Encampment Milwaukee, Wis., 1910" around multi-colored Massachusetts shield. 2.75 inches. XF, cello foxed on edges. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Red Men: Improved Order of Red Men IOORM //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1211. MA Red Men Badge, 1912. Three-part brass badge. Head of Native American, and "Great Council of Mass." from which is suspended "1912" and star, below which hangs 30 mm brass medal, "Improved Order of Red Men" around three-masted sailing ship, "New Bedford Whaler" 3 inches. XF, EI Gorton Co. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //College/University/School (not award) //Science //Whitehead and Hoag //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //
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1212. MA MIT Reunion / William Barton Rogers, Geologist Portrait Medal, 1916. "William Barton Rogers" around bust in suit left / "Massachusetts Institute of Technology" around "1865-1916 Alumnia Dedication Reunion, June 12, 13, 14, 1916". Rogers directed the first geological survey of the State of Virginia in the 1830s, later moved to Boston, founded MIT in 1861, and became its first president. By Whitehead & Hoag. 38 mm bronze, with integral loop. XF $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //World War I medals //Military: Peace, End of War, Liberation //Military: World War I //Watch Fobs //Union //Labor related organizations //
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1213. MA First World War American Federation of Labor Convention Badge, 1918. Bronze "Delegate" from which hangs a blue ribbon with gold letters "33rd Annual Convention State Branch A. F. of L. Boston, Mass, Sept. 9, 1918" from which is suspended an enameled watch-fob medal. Eagle holding banner "All for One, One for All" above red, white and blue US shield, two soldiers, a metal worker, and other symbols. Fob is 47 mm x 37 mm, bronze. 4.25 inches. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MA Massasachusts //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //

1214. MA Massachusetts Tercentennial Medal, 1930. "Tercentenary of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1630 1930" around pilgrim and Massachusetts map / "Souvenir" over fish "1630 1930" and shield. 32 mm, gilt bronze. Proof-like uncirculated. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Agricultural //Corn //
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1215. MI Grain Dealers Multi-Part, Corn Ear Badge, 1903. Ear of corn suspended from brass hanger that reads "Michigan Grain Dealers Battle Creek, June 25, 1903" Total length 2 1/2 inches. XF/AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //
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1216. MI Dearborn Michigan Masquerade Prize Medal, 1909. Two dancers in costume, rev: "Prize Masquerade Jan. 27, 1909" on ribbon. 33 mm, brass. Suspended from brass "Dearborn Club" bar. 2 inches (MI), AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //Celluloid - cello //
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1217. MI Detroit Rebekah Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. White ribbon with metallic fringe, silver letters "Esther Rebekah Lodge No. 225, I.O.O.F. Detroit, Mich" and suspended from green ribbon is celluloid in metal ring "Rebekah Degree Independent Order of Odd Fellows" around dove and rings" Reverse silver on black "In Memoriam" etc. Worn so often that it has been stitched to repair split. 7.5 inches, Fine. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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1218. MI Detroit Boat Club Official's Medal, ca. 1890. Enameled 33 mm gilt bronze sports medal. "The Detroit Boat Club" around white and pale blue enameled flag with large, red "D" in center. Suspended by blue ribbon from "Official" bar. 3.25 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Other Engravers/DieSinkers/Medalist //Art Medals //Art/Artist/Painter/Portraits //Awarded/engraved //Hand-Engraved Tokens //Love Tokens: Award/Prize //
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1219. MI Unusual Relief Engraved Detroit School of Arts Medal, 1891. This medal began as a silver coin whose obverse and reverse were removed before being engraved, denticles remaining, with traces of the edge reeding remaining. About the size of a half dollar. This is spectacular engraved piece that was created by removing the background so that the resulting raised areas are the design, which was highlighted by engraved lines. "The Detroit School of Arts" around naked man running beside the winged horse, Pegasus, with four stars in field / "Children's Class Awarded to Gertrude Candler for Drawing 1881" and stars in field. Note: the recipients name is NOT engraved, but is in relief because the field has been cut away from the letters! Exceedingly unusual way to make a medal! We have never seen anything else like it, and it must have taken considerable time to make! Silver, half dollar size. An ultimate Love Token! About XF. $300.00-500.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Military: Revolutionary War //
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1220. MI Centennial of Evacuation of Ft. Shelby (Detroit) Medal, 1896. "Centennial Anniversary of the Evacuation of Fort Shelby by the British" around scene of the early fort, "Fort Shelby 1796 Detroit July 11, 1896" / Michigan state seal. 35 mm, white metal. Suspended by red, white and blue ribbon from brass hanger with American shield. 3.25 inches. UNC, bright! $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1221. MI Detroit Odd Fellow Semicentennial Medal, 1899. Radiate Maltese cross "S.G.L. I.O.O.F. 1899 Detroit" around "Diamond Jubilee Official Souvenir Badge" 44 mm, copper with integral loop, AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Clasped Hands/Handshake //
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1222. MI Detroit Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1899. Large brass hanger "IOOF" and rings from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters and fringe. Eye over rings "Baltimore, Md. 1824 Diamond Jubilee Detroit, Mich. 1899. Riverside Lodge No. 303 Detroit, Mich.", clasped hands. Tear at top, tear middle, otherwise VF/XF. 8.75 inches. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1223. MI Detroit: Bicentennial Double Struck Medal, 1901. "Commemorating the Founding of Ft. Ponchatrain, Now Detroit" etc. and date 1901 around Indians in canoe; French, Spanish, and American shields and dates the region was held by the world powers / "Issued by the Official Committee at the Bicentennial of Detroit, Mich. 1901" etc. around first house built in Detroit. Reverse is clearly double struck, with the second strike rotated 5 degree. Medal suspended from hanger "Detroit 1701 1901" 43 mm, bronze, chocolate. 2 3/4 inch total. Unc. with some iridescence. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Military: Woman's Relief Corps WRC //
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1224. MI Detroit. Women's Relief Corps and Detroit Bicentennial Badge, 1901. Yellow ribbon with silver letters "Women's Relief Corps" from which is suspended from a bar a 38 mm white metal medal. "July 24, 1701 Detroit" below Antoine Cadillac, city's founder in large boat paddled by many soldiers. 3.75 inches. Bastian Bros. XF, pinholes in ribbon. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Centennial BiCentennial Etc. //
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1225. MI Detroit Masonic Semi-Centennial Medal, 1907. Gilt bronze bar from which is suspended by blue ribbon a 32 mm gilt bronze medal. "Only Living Charter Member F.G. Smith Sr." around 3/4 bust, rev: Golden Anniversary of Ashlar Lodge No. 91 F.&A.M. Detroit Jan. 23" around "G", compass, square and "1857 1907" 3 inches. Unc. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //McKinley: William McKinley //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Ontario //Canada: General //
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1226. MI William McKinley Ribbon Detroit / Toronto Masonic Badge, 1909. "King Cyrus No. 133, Detroit, Sept. 11th, 1909" on elaborate hanger from which is suspended a winged Babylonian goddess standing before pedestal. Also attached is a red ribbon with black letters "St. Patrick Chapter R.A.M. Toronto, Canada, Jan. 16, '09" above a keystone and "Received by Keystone Chapter No. 169 R.A.M. Buffalo, N.Y. Jan. 29, 1909" and a bust of President McKinley surrounded by "Received by McKinley Chapter No. 161 R.A.M. Cleveland, O., June 12'-09". 4 3/4 inches total. XF $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Elks - BPOE //
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1227. MI Detroit Elks Badge, 1910. Black, white and red two-part enameled badge. "Saginaw Lodge No. 47 B.P.O.E." around clock from which is suspended by antlers on top of elks head a shield-shaped, copper medal "Grand Reunion Detroit Michigan 1910" around two-story building. 3.75 inches. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Whitehead and Hoag //Military: Woman's Relief Corps WRC //Celluloid - cello //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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1228. MI Detroit: Women's Relief Corps Convention Celluloid and Ribbon, 1910. Multicolored 45 mm celluloid top pinback: "Where Life Is Worth Living" in lighthouse's beams, which is marked "Detroit" with ore carrier in background. Below are three ribbons. "Detroit Woman's Relief Corps Welcomes" on red ribbon (reverse patched). "First District Convention to Detroit" on white ribbon. "October 12th and 12th 1910 on blue ribbon. 7 inches, XF, damage to one ribbon. Whitehead & Hoag. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Moose: Loyal Order of Moose LOOM //Automobile/Automotive //
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1229. MI Detroit: Incredible, Enameled Moose Badge with Early Automobile, ca. 1920. Large, heavy 50 mm x 20 mm gilt bronze early automobile "Michigan Detroit" from which is suspended black and red enameled 40 mm gilt bronze heart "Moose Heart Loyal Order of Moose" around high relief moose head. 3 inches. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1230. MI Detroit: Dedication of Sacred Heart Seminary, 1926. Bust of Rt. Rev. Michael J. Gallagher wearing glasses, vestments, and crucifix / Panoramic view of the seminary buildings. Gallagher founded the seminary in 1919. It consists of massive stone buildings, which the architect guaranteed would last for 300 years. By Kilenyi. 75 mm, bronze. VF-XF, with dark discoloration. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //

1231. MI Early Detroit Power Boat Racing Medal, 1927. Participant's name tag type badge with important medal. Brass hanger from which is attached a green ribbon with gold letters "Patrol Eleventh Annual International Regatta, Detroit 1927". At bottom is a fob-type medal, "Detroit Yacht Club" below building on lakefront / "Miss America at Ninety Miles per Hour" below speedboat with two massive eight-cylinder engines. This is one of the series of boats called "Miss America", which broke the 100 mph water speed record a few years after this piece was issued. Medal is 32 mm. XF, ribbon fading. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Bank & Bank related //
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1232. MI American Institute of Banking Convention Badge, 1927. Large bronze name hanger "American Institute of Banking National Convention July 1927" with early automobile and biplane, name insert, from which is suspended by red, white and blue ribbon a bronze, cutout medal 28 mm. Wreath around "City of Detroit Michigan" around man and women in robes. By Bastian Brothers. 4 inches. XF+. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Transportation Tokens - U.S. //Transportion Tickets //Railroad //

1233. MI Choice Lot of Detroit Railroad Tickets, ca. 1930. Nice lot of 19 different small rectangular RR tickets for variously named Detroit street railroads, earliest ticket undated, but ca. 1910-20's, "8 rides 25 cts". Others undated, and dated 1930's to 1953. Rare lot, impossible to duplicate! Abut VF/XF, a few poorer. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Souvenir Tokens, Events //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Masonic: Pinbacks - celluloid //
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1234. MI Group of Detroit Masonic Items, 1937. Two red, yellow and green celluloid pinbacks: "Make Merry with Moslem 1937 Detroit, June 21, 1937." Two paper fezs suspended from black and yellow strings, which open "Welcome to Detroit Nobles! May Your Imperial Council Session Be a Memorable One!" One 2.5 inch red, yellow, green and black name tag "Ladies Oriental Shrine, 24th Grand Council Session, Detroit, Mich., May 17-19, 1938" and large temple. Five pieces in lot, about XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Celluloid - cello //

1235. MI Detroit Masonic Celluloid, 1937. Green, yellow and red celluloid pinback. "Make Merry with Mosley 1937, Detroit, June 21, 1937" crescent and star. 24 mm, XF.
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Billiken //Masonic: Shrine //
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1236. MI Billiken Shriners Badge, 1937. From hanger "Representative 1937" is suspended by a purple ribbon a billiken, on the back of which is "20th Annual Meeting. National Court. Detroit, Michigan, June 21, 1937" $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Chemistry //Science //Art/Artist/Painter/Portraits //Lead //
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1237. MI "The Alchemist" / Centennial of Eaton-Clark Co, 1938. Copy of "The Alchemist" painting artist David Teniers showing medieval alchemist, a wizard, attempting to turn lead into gold by using bellows to heat crucial of chemicals, surrounded by vials and books, with a rat at his feet! / "Eaton-Clark Company, Founded in 1838 by Theodore Horation Eaton", view of large plant, "Chemicals and Dyestuffs, Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Canada, 100th Anniversary 1938" Signed A. B. Cianfaranni. "Borham Co." on edge. A really neat medal of the history of chemistry, and one of the few medals that reproduces a painting. 73 mm (2 3/4 inches) x 5 mm bronze. Brown XF. $75.00-100.00+
COMMENT: Chemistry, Scientists, Paintings
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Union //Watch Fobs //
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1238. MI Congress of Industrial Organizations Constitutional Convention Badge, 1941. "Press" bar from which is suspended yellow ribbon with gold letters "Fourth Constitutional Convention Congress of Industrial Organizations Detroit November 17, 1941" from which is suspended triangular watch fob/medal, "Detroit" over car, ore ship, mine, factory, etc., and "CIO" in blue enameled oval. 4.5 inches. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Copy of coin //Mexico //
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1239. MI 250th Anniversary of Detroit, Mexican Eight Reales Medal, 1951. Copy of Mexican eight reales, the size of a silver dollar. Rayed liberty cap with typical mint legend "8 R Go 1892. 10 Ds. 20 Gs" and in center of cap "Detroit 1701-1951" / Eagle on cactus "Gave to Make Detroit Great / My Piece of 8" Copper-nickel, 38 mm, XF+. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Ship: Viking Ship //
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1240. MI Silver Masonic Viking Fez. Black, red, and white enameled fez, with facing head of Viking wearing horned helmet. 32 mm, screw back. Marked "Buhr Patterson Co. Detroit" and "Sterling". Viking pins are rare. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Library //
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1241. MI Flint: Lending Library Association 20th Anniversary Ribbon, 1871. White ribbon with black letters. "Pro Bono Publico" above seal "L. L. A. 1851 1871 Flint" around three books. 7 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Whitehead and Hoag //
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1242. MI Grand Rapids: Abraham Lincoln Michigan Republican Banquet Medal, 1909. Bust of Lincoln right. Reverse Log cabin and capitol dome "1809-1865 Souvenir 17th Lincoln Banquet Feb. 12 1909 Grand Rapids Michigan 1909" By Whitehead and Hoag. Not listed by King. 33 mm crenelated and holed for suspension. Silver plated brass, AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Railroad // State of IL Illinois //Wagons/Buggies/Carriages //Flag //
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1243. MI/IL Grand Rapids: Railroad Locomotive Conductors Convention and Peoria Advertising Ribbon, 1913. "Delegate" brass hanger from which is suspended red, white and blue American flag over white ribbon with black letters "Annual Convention Michigan R.L.C. Association Grand Rapids August 5, 6, 7, 1913" Upon lifting the American flag, one finds an advertisement! "Bought Your Little Red Wagon Yet?" with conductor pulling small wagon of the sort that used to be common at railroad stations, "Write for Light Runner Catalog, Harrington Mfg. Co. Peoria, Ill" About VF, fade-through to back ad from flag, some discoloration. Neat and Rare! $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Military: Daughters of Union Vets //
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1244. MI Grand Rapids: Daughters of Union Veterans Convention Badge, 1935. Oblong bronze medal depicting building, "Grand Rapids Mich" from which is suspended small bronze medal "DUV" monogram in wreath. Yellow ribbon with silver letters, "45th National Convention Daughters of Union Veterans of the C. W. Sept. 8-12, 1935 Grand Rapids Mich." 4.5 inches. AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Elks - BPOE //
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1245. MI Ionia: Elks Badge, 1910. Two-part gilt bronze elks badge. "Detroit 1910 B.P.O.E." from which is suspended cut out black enameled diamond over large elk head "Ionia No. 548 Cervus Alces" 3 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Celluloid - cello //Animals (other than listed) //

1246. MI Monroe Muskrat Celluloid Badge, 1905. "Monroe Old Boys, August 24, 1905" around a muskrat on 40 mm black on white celluloid pinback, with red white and blue ribbon below. How many pieces of exonumia use muskrats as a motif? 4 1/4 inches. XF, ribbon fading. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Celluloid - cello //Flower/Floral //
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1247. MI Monroe Old Boys Homecoming Celluloid and Ribbon, 1906. Large red, white, black and green celluloid button "Lotus Monroe, Mich." around lotus flower from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon, "Third Annual Home Coming Monroe Old Boys Monroe, Mich. Aug. 23, 1906" 5.75 inches, XF. Tunnel City Regalia. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //Rebekah Lodge - IOOF //
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1248. MI Saginaw Rebekah Badge, 1911. Three rings hanger from which is suspended green and pink ribbon with gold letters "Rebekah Assembly Saginaw, Mich. Oct. 17-19 '11" and photographic celluloid in large frame. XF, ribbon frayed. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Birds (except eagles), etc. //
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1249. MI Michigan Cock Fanciers Prize Medal, 1900. "First Premium Michigan Fanciers Ass'n" around rooster / Wreath with blank center for engraving recipient's name. 37 mm, chocolate bronze with loop by which it is attached to bar "1900", XF/AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //Methodist //

1250. MI Miniature Book within Christian Endeavor Celluloid Badge, 1905. RARE Miniature Book! "Delegate" cello/metal hanger from which is suspended by a white ribbon with a red stripe a 42 x 21 mm celluloid book cover in red and white, "Detroit 1903 Forward" / Wreath around Maltese Cross "E L" of the Epworth League. On the binding edge of the book cover is a very small Whitehead and Hoag signature. The cover is hinged so that a tin holder is revealed to contain one of the smallest miniature books ever printed! The miniature book is only 30 x 21 mm. Miniature books are highly sought after by book collectors. This one is about 25 pages. It was issued for the Methodist Church 1903 Convention, and mostly contains photographs of the officials of this religious organization. Total length of badge is 4 inches, the book is only 1 1/4 inches tall. One of only two known examples. Neat! About XF. $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Encased Coins: US non-World's Fair //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Masonic: World Chapter Pennies //Bi-Metals //
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1251. MI Two-Part Bi-metal Badge with Masonic Penny Center, 1911. Masonic Penny type medal encased in wreath marked "June 27, 1911" The center is 24 mm, brass in style of a mark penny. "North County Meeting Grand Chapter RAM of Michigan" around keystone / Michigan state seal. This is suspended by a red ribbon from hanger "Marquette" 3.5 inches. Unusual! Schwaab, bright XF/AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Canada Badges/Ribbons //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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1252. MI Great Lakes St. Lawrence Tidewater Congress Badge, 1920. Blue enamel on gilt bronze flower petal watch-fob-type medal. "Great Lakes T. Lawrence Tidewater Congress Detroit" around large ship marked "Lakes to Ocean" with "July 22-24 1920" below. 40 mm, gilt bronze suspended by red, white and blue ribbon from gilt bronze name bar "Robert M. Folson. 3 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //
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1253. MI Grand Lodge of Michigan Badge, 1928. Gilt bronze "Visitor" bar from which is suspended by white ribbon roughly shield-shaped gilt bronze 40 mm x 35 mm medal. "Grand Lodge of Mich. F. & A.M." above large building "May 22-23, 1928", XF/AU.
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan // State of NJ New Jersey //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

1254. MI Medallic Masonic Badge, 1904. Gilt bronze hanger in shape of sword and muskrat with the letters "M U" in green enamel, from which is hung by a red ribbon a 44 x 60 mm shaped medal with Egyptian head above banner "No Mean City", angel with spread wings standing on winged wheel, holding high an oil lamp, skyline in background, all within two sets of columns / "Pilgrimage to Atlantic City 1904" within wreath. 5 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Automobile/Automotive //Indians/American Native Indians //

1255. MI General Motors Advertising Medals, 1955. Two medals. 1) "Pontiac Chief of the Sixes" around bust of Chief Pontiac with feathers in his hair / "Product of General Motors" in wreath. 24 mm brass. 2) Interesting oblong medal for the 1955 motor show. "General Motors Motorama" around large "GM" / New model of car on modernistic pedestal, "1955 Chevrolet Pontiac Oldsmobile Buick Cadillac". 34 x 28 mm brass. XF-AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //School Award/Medal of Merit //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //

1256. MI Lot of Michigan School Band and Orchestra Medallic Badges. Three badges, each with blue or red ribbon suspending lyre-shaped medal. "Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association..." Style of badges used from 1930s to 1960s. Each 3 inches. 3pcs, About XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Numismatists //
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1257. MI Group of Numismatic Ribbons. Four Michigan State Numismatic Society ribbons 1958 to 1970, and one 1980 National Collectibles Exposition, Chicago. 6.5 to 8 inches. Five pieces, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MI Michigan //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

1258. MI Fifty Years a Mason Lapel Pin. "Fifty Years Royal Arch Masons Michigan" around triangular seal. 14 mm, screwback. XF.
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Whitehead and Hoag //Bridge/Highway //
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1259. MN Duluth Elks Convention Badge, 1916. Heavy bronze top pin: "Minnesota Elks Convention Duluth Lodge No. 133 Duluth June 1916" around the "Aerial Bridge" in elevated position from which is suspended by purple ribbon a very high relief 29 mm bronze medal with elk's head "B.P.O.E." 3.5 inches, Whitehead & Hoag, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Celluloid - cello //

1260. MN Duluth: Woolen Mill Pinback. Oval white, green and black metal pinback. "Manhattan Wollen Mills Duluth Minnesota Quality Woolens" Oval 16 mm x 11 mm. XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Celluloid - cello //Wagons/Buggies/Carriages //
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1261. MN McIntosh Thirteen Towns Semi-Centennial Badge, 1933. "Souvenir" brass bar with celluloid hanging from red, white and blue ribbon. Multi-colored "Thirteen Towns 50th Anniversary 1883 1933 June 16-17, 1933, McIntosh, Minn." around covered wagon pulled by oxen in front of log cabin. 3 inches. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //
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1262. MN (Minneapolis) Wyman, Partridge & Co. Advertising Token. "Wyman, Partridge & Co. Established 1875" around "One Quality" within laurel wreath / Company flag on which is "W. P. Co." 31 mm, silver, very small edge clip from when the planchet was cut. Unlisted in Rulau. XF+ $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Electricity/Electronics //

1263. MN Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Medals, Early Electrical Street Lights, 1886. Two medals. 1) "Minneapolis Industrial Exposition" around large exhibition hall / "Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Souvenir, August 23, October 2, 1886" By N. W. Stamp Works. Rulau Mi-12. Holed for suspension. 30 mm, brass. 2) "Industrial Exposition, Aug. 31 to Oct. 15, 1887" around large exposition building / "Minneapolis, Minn., Nicollet Ave. Illumination" below a street scene with a large number of early electric street lights and wires run on polls. By "F.C.C. & Co." Rulau Mi-13. Holed for suspension. 36 mm, white metal. About VF, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Good Luck //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //
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1264. MN (Minneapolis) Early Good Luck Merchant Token, ca. 1890. Early piece! "The General 637 Andrus Bldg" around facing bust in military uniform / Horseshoe around "Good Luck" with number "3579" punched below. Not in Rulau. 29 mm, copper. Red AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1265. MN Minneapolis Exposition Medal, 1887. "Minneapolis Exposition, Aug. 31 - Oct. 15, 1887" around large exposition building / Goddess in robes placing laurel wreaths on heads of two kneeling women, one representing industry, and the other the arts. Type not in Rulau. Holed for suspension. 35 mm, 3 mm thick, white-metal. Bright XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Agricultural // State of SD South Dakota //Corn //

1266. MN Grain Dealers Multi-Part, Corn Ear Badge, 1903. Southern Minnesota and South Dakota Grain Dealers Association. Ear of corn suspended from brass hanger that reads "S.M. & S.D.G.D.A. Minneapolis July 15, 1903" Total length 2 1/2 inches. XF/AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Agricultural // State of KS Kansas //Celluloid - cello //Flower/Floral //
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1267. MN Minneapolis: Grain Dealers Association Badge, 1903. "Kansas" cello on brass hanger from which is suspended pale blue ribbon with gold letters "Annual Meeting National Grain Dealers Association Minneapolis 1903" from which is suspended a sunflower whose center is copper disk and petals are yellow ribbons. Neat! 6.5 inches. XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //
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1268. MN Minneapolis AOUW Pic-Nic, 1904. Early, elaborate large alumimum medal: Ancient Order of United Workmen. "Complements of E. R. Williamson & Co., Minneapolis" around "AOUW" and symbols / "Souvenir Interstates A.O.U.W. Pic-Nic Ass'n Minneapolis, Sept. 5, 1904." AL, 34 mm, VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Bookseller/Book Medals/Printing/Press //
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1269. MN Minneapolis Semicentennial Metal Bookmark, 1905. Pressed aluminum heart, 57 mm x 50 mm, with flower border "Minneapolis Semi-Centennial" with black letters and lithograph. "1855 1905 Oldest House in City" around the house. Heart-shaped narrow cutout. Appears to be a metal bookmark, but is holed for suspension, with string. AU. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Celluloid - cello //

1270. MN Minneapolis: GAR National Encampment Celluloid, 1906. Red, white and blue celluloid pinback with dramatic gold field. "40th National Encampment Minneapolis 1906" around GAR member's medal. 32 mm. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Tobacco/Smoking //Masonic: Shrine //
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1271. MN Minneapolis: Tobacco and Shriner Medal, 1938. "Copenhagen the High Grade Tobacco Chew Men Like Best 'Its a Pleasure!' Snuff Said / Zuhrah Temple Drum Corps Minneapolis Minn" around "Hello Gang 1938" 39 mm, Aluminum. Bright AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Anniversary Pinbacks (not tokens) //Celluloid - cello //Eagle (bird, not FOE) //

1272. MN Minneapolis Aquatennial Pinback. "Minneapolis Aquatennial Souvenir I'm Proud to Be an American" in red letters over blue American eagle with shield on chest, white background. 44 mm. XF $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1273. MN Semi-Centennial of Mower County Badge, 1902. "Semi-Centennial of Mower Co. Minn. Held at Austin Sep. 9-11, 1902" / Eagle perched on shield, holding ribbon. 32 mm, aluminum. Suspended by red, white and blue ribbon from bar with US shield and sprigs. 3 inches. Proof-like UNC, ribbon faded. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Agricultural //Railroad //
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1274. MN Peoria Board of Trade Ribbon, 1903. Purple ribbon (fraying) with gold letters "Peoria Board of Trade National Grain Dealers Association Minneapolis 1903" and map of railroads going through Peoria. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Palaces: Coal/Ice/Corn/Grass/etc. //Unusual Shape //
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1275. MN Klippe (Square) St. Paul Ice Palace Medal, 1887. " St. Paul Ice Palace & Winter Carnival 1884" around a four story palace made entirely of ice and imitating a medieval fortress / Crossed skis, toboggan and torch. By N. W. Stamp Works. 12 mm gilt bronze with integral loop. Lightly toned AU. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1276. MN St Paul GAR National Encampment Medal Portraying Sherman, 1896. "General William T. Sherman" around facing bust / "Thirteenth National Encampment G.A.R. St. Paul, Minn. Sept. 1896" around Union soldier and sailor at side of GAR member's medal, with cannons, tent and ship's rigging in background. Sherman was one of the principal Union commanders of the Civil War, whose burning of Atlanta and march to the sea was an example of "total warfare." 38 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Slightly toned AU. $40.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Woodmen of the World //
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1277. MN St. Paul Woodmen Medal, 1901. "St. Paul June 11-15 '01 Pur Autre Vie" around "M W of A" and Woodmen symbols / Wreath around 12th Biennial Session Head Camp. 30 mm, gilt bronze with loop, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota // State of SD South Dakota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1278. MN St. Paul: IOOF 83rd Session Grand Lodge Cello Badge, 1907. Top pin with cello "S. Dakota" insert, celluloid center in badge with all-seeing eye, radiant linked chains, legend. By Keystone Badge, XF/AU, bright. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows // State of MT Montana //

1279. MN St. Paul IOOF Miner Badge, 1907. Neat cello pic of miner with pick, holding aloft a nugget, suspended from red ribbon "Sovereign Grand Lodge", top "Montana" bar. XF $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota // State of VA Virginia //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Military: Civil War related //Maps & Globes/Charts/Atlases //
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1280. MN /VA Civil War Battlefields Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Silvered brass "I.O.O.F." bar from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "St. Paul Sept. 17-22, 1907" and silver brass, detailed, cutout map of Virginia identifying Civil War battlefields. XF+. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello // State of NM New Mexico //
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1281. MN /NM Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. Copper top hanger "New Mexico"/cello from which is suspended purple ribbon "Sends Greetings of 1700 Odd Fellows to" from which is suspended multicolored celluloid button in brass wreath "83rd Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. St. Paul, Minn. Sept. '07" 5.25 inches. Bright AU/Unc. Keystone Badge. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota // State of PA Pennsylvania //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1282. PA /MN St. Paul: Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. "Pennsylvania" on silvered brass bar from which is suspended red and blue ribbon with silver letters "83rd Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. St. Paul, Minn. Sept. 16-21, 1907" from which is suspended 32 mm silvered brass medal with historical scene of Native Americans and colonists in front of buildings. 5 inches, Bright Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Unusual Metal/Composition //
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1283. MN St Paul: Odd Fellows Nutmeg Badge, 1907. Copper hanger, cello: "Connecticut" from which is suspended red ribbon with gold letters "83rd Annual Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. Sept. 16-21 St. Paul, Minn." from which is suspended a century old nutmeg. (Date not on badge, but 1907 was the 83rd session). 5.5 inches. Unc. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota // State of MI Michigan //Celluloid - cello // State of LA Louisiana //
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1284. LA /MN St. Paul: Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. "Louisiana"/cello in silvered brass bar from which is suspended blue ribbon "83rd Annual Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. 1907 St. Paul, Minn" from which is suspended in silvered brass rope with a large celluloid button with shield of pelican feeding her young. Bright AU. Keystone Badge Co. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1285. MN St. Paul: Odd Fellows Celluloid and Ribbon, 1907. Multicolored celluloid top pinback with rings, radiant eye, crowned shield "Three Sisters by the Sea" from which are suspended three ribbons with gold letters. Red "Eighty-Third Annual Session S.G.L. I.O.O.F.", Pink "T.M. Grant". Purple "St. Paul, Minn. Sept 16-27, 1907" 5 inches, Bright XF/AU. Torsch & Franz. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1286. MN St. Paul: Native American Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. "St. Paul Minn. 1907 I.O.O.F. Territory" around Native American holding spear, symbols in field. 34 mm with button hole knob reverse instead of pin, Unc. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Lions //
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1287. MN St. Paul Lion Motif Advertising Token, 1907. Large facing head of lion, "St. Paul Roofing, Cornice and Ornament Co. St. Paul", "1907" below / "Let Us Help you Make Dollars Out of Sheet Metal The Leading Sheet Metal Plant of the West" 38 mm, aluminum. XF. $25.00-35.00+
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1288. MN St. Paul IOOF Badge, 1907. Three links pin above, chain, celluloid in metal center, "83rd Annual Session S.G.L.I.O.O.F. St. Paul Spet 16-21 1907 Compliments Wisconsin Delegates". Whitehead & Hoag.
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1289. MN St. Paul State Capital Odd Fellows Medal, 1907. Chipmunk above "Official Souvenir Badge" from which is suspended by green and pink ribbon a 31 mm proof-like brass medal. "83rd Ann'l Session Sovereign Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. St. Paul Sep. 1907" around "IOOF" scales and other symbols / "Minnesota State Capital St. Paul" around capital. 3.5 inches. Bright Unc. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Post Office //Animals (other than listed) //National Association of Letter Carriers //
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1290. MN St Paul: Neat Postal Carriers National Convention Badge, 1909. Chipmunk (nine-striped pocket gopher) sitting on "St. Paul, Minn" bar from which is suspended small medal "17th National Convention Aug 30 Sept. 4" around wreath "1909" / Advertisement for Western Badge and Novelty Co., St. Paul. Below that is suspended a six-pointed star "National Association of Letter Carriers" around hand holding letter "Branch 28 USA" A really neat, multi-part metal badge! XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Animals (other than listed) //Celluloid - cello //
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1291. MN St Paul: Furriers Association Celluloid and Ribbon, 1936. Red, white and black photographic celluloid pin. "Grand Forks The Convention City" around photograph "Auditorium Seats 2500" from which is suspended blue ribbon with gold letters "Annual Convention Minnesota Furriers Assn. Saint Paul 1938" and blank name tag at bottom. 5 inches. XF. Western Badge. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Good Luck //
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1292. MN St. Paul: Taylor's Good Luck Medal. Wreath around "This Coin Entitles You do $1,000,000.00 Worth of Good Luck. Friedman Bros. Taylors 345 Robert St. St. Paul" / "Why Be Poor? You Have the Capital" around Minnesota State Capital Building. 32 mm, brass, holed for suspension. XF/AU, red. $20.00-30.00+

1293. MN Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Advertising Mirror. Purple and white 55 mm advertising mirror. "The Sleepy Eye Mills. Sleepy Eye, Minn. Sleepy Eye Cream" etc around Native American's bust. Modern copy.
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Celluloid - cello //
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1294. MN Taylor Falls Celluloid and Home Coming Ribbon, 1916. Photographic celluloid of mountain with man's head from which is suspended red, wrinkled ribbon with black letters, "Home Coming Week Taylors Falls, Minn. June 8-13 1916" 5 inches, VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Norway //Celluloid - cello //Norse-American Norway //
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1295. MN Virginia: Daughters of Norway Celluloid and Ribbon, 1931. Gold, red, white and blue celluloid of eagle perched on Norwegian shield, Norwegian and American flags from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters, "21 de Hovedloge Mode D. ap. N June 18, 19, 20, 1931 Virginia Minnesota" 3.5 inches. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Military: Woman's Relief Corps WRC //
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1296. MN Woman's Relief Corps Medal, ca. 1883. Chocolate bronze "J. V. President" from which hangs by yellow ribbon the Woman's Relief Corps Maltese cross medal. 2.75 inches. Reverse "Wendell Mpls" and comes in original box "Wendell's Inc. 325 Marquette Ave. Minneapolis, Minnesota". Mint. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Celluloid - cello //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1297. MN Lutheran Church Badge and Huge Cello, 1915. Hanger with "60th Anniversary 1855-1915" from which is a brown, blue, white, red and black ribbon attached to a large round celluloid. On it is "Trinity Lutheran Church, U.A.C." a photograph of the church, and photographs of its seven pastors with their dates, "Incorporated Sept. 14, 1855." While the badge does not note the town, its reverse has a label of Western Badge Co., St. Paul, Minnesota. 5 inches. Nice badge. XF. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Norse-American Norway //Ship: Viking Ship //Other Fraternal Issuers //

1298. MN Norwegian-American Society Award Medal, 1919. "Det Norske Selskab" (Norse Society) on ornate metal hanger with red enameled shield of Norway in center, and dragon heads at both ends, from which is suspended a 32 mm medal "Sigvald Qvale Memorial Contest" around a Viking longboat with dragon head sailing on the sea with rising sun and Norwegian coast in background / "Presented to" and engraved on a scroll "Lloyd Peterson May 26, 1919" By Whitehead and Hoag. Pretty, probably heavily silvered bronze, 53 mm. Choice XF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of MN Minnesota //Boot/Shoe/Feet //Celluloid - cello //
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1299. MN Shoe Co. Pinback. Gold on black, oval pinback. "Foot Schultz & Co. St. Paul Shoes Are the Best" around a hand. Two pieces, about XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MS Mississippi //Masonic: Pinbacks - celluloid //Celluloid - cello //

1300. MS Meridian Masonic Celluloid, 1935. White and red celluloid "Grand Chapter Mississippi R.A.M. Meridian, 1925" around keystone. 1.5 inches. XF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //Real Estate //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) // State of MS Mississippi // State of IL Illinois //
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1301. MS Yazoo Valley: Real Estate Pinback, 1908. Multicolored advertising pinback for farm land. "Yazoo Valley Souvenir" around yellow and green ear of corn. Reverse has extensive paper advertisement telling interested parties to write E. P. Skene, Central Station, Chicago for another free button and information. By Whitehead and Hoag with 1908 patent date on front. 32 mm. Pretty pin back. XF. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Picker: Strawberry/Hops/etc. //Books/Literature on Tokens/Medals //

1302. "Missouri Strawberry Tokens", 1979. By Michael Pfefferkorn, in July issue of Missouri Journal of Numismatics.
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1303. MO Cameron: Odd Fellows Medal, ca. 1890. "I.O.O.F." on bronze bar from which is suspended 28 mm black, white, yellow and blue enameled gilt bronze medal. "Imperial Encampment No. 62 Cameron" around "F H C" and tent. 2.25 inches, Unc. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Agricultural //
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1304. MO Kansas City National Agricultural Exposition Medal, 1887. "National Agricultural Exposition" around unusually designed building / "The National 1887 Agricultural Exposition, Kansas City, Mo." This piece is the Rulau plate photo, page 710. Holed for suspension. 29 mm, white metal. Bright XF/AU. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri // State of NY New York //Stockbroker //
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1305. MO Kansas City: Board of Trade Ribbon, 1905. Brass hanger from which is suspended yellow ribbon with black letters and brown shield "Kansas City Board of Trade Grain Dealers' National Association Convention Niagara Falls June 2-3 1905" 7.75 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //
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1306. MO (Kansas City): Puritan / Fitz Overalls Advertising Medal, ca. 1906. "Puritan Hosiery" around lady lifting dress to straighten her stocking / "If Its a Fitz Its a Fit" above fat man in overalls, "Fitz Overalls" below. 38 mm, aluminum. About VF/XF, scratches. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Whitehead and Hoag //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1307. MO Kansas City Corporate Anniversary Medal, 1913. "Emery, Bird, Thayer Co. Kansas City, Mo." above large, three-story building, "1863-1913 Fiftieth Anniversary" / "In Commemoration of Our Golden Jubilee" etc. within wreath. By Whitehead and Hoag. 51 mm, gilt copper. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1308. MO Kansas City. Dry Goods 50th Anniversary Medal, 1913. "Emery, Bird, Thayer Co. Kansas City, Mo. 1863-1913 Fiftieth Anniversary" around large building / Wreath around "Golden Jubilee" etc. 51 mm, gilt bronze, XF, stains.
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln //Attorney/Lawyer/Law/Justice/Judges //Shell Cards //
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1309. MO Kansas City, Abraham Lincoln Law Firm Paperweight. Bust of Abraham Lincoln / Axe in log "Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then find the Way - A. Lincoln" and below is "Law Briefs Exclusively since 1898 E. L. Mendenhall, Inc. Kansas City, Mo." 90 mm, made from two brass shells with heavy substance between. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Medicine/Medical //
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1310. MO St. Joseph: Missouri Valley Medical Society Ribbon, 1901. Brass "Member" hanger from which is suspended white ribbon with red letters and blue seal. "Medical Society of the Missouri Valley St. Joseph and Eureka Springs September 19-21 1901" and "Medical Society Missouri Valley" seal. 7 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Medicine/Medical //
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1311. MO St. Joseph: Missouri Valley Medical Society Ribbon, 1901. White ribbon with red letters and blue seal. "Medical Society of the Missouri Valley St. Joseph and Eureka Springs September 19-21 1901" and "Medical Society Missouri Valley" seal. 7 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Agricultural //Corn //

1312. MO Grain Dealers Multi-Part, Corn Ear Badge, 1903. Missouri Grain Dealers. Ear of corn suspended from brass hanger that reads "G. D. J. M. St. Joseph, Mo. Nov. 20, 1903" Total length 2 1/2 inches. XF/AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //German-American //Celluloid - cello //Whitehead and Hoag //
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1313. MO St. Joseph: German-American League Pinback, 1915. White on red. "Deutsch-Amerikannischer Nationalbund Staatsverband Missouri" around "Sept. 12-14 1915" and banner on which is "St. Joseph the City Worth While". By Whitehead and Hoag. 32 mm. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //German-American //
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1314. MO St. Louis German-American Turners Ribbon, ca. 1890. Silvered brass wreath around torch and sword around Turner's monogram on shield, which crimps white ribbon with crossed red, white and blue laid on American flags, gold letters "St. Louis Turn Verein" and metallic fringe. Ribbon beginning to fray, VF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //German-American //Verein //

1315. MO St. Louis: German-American Turners Ribbon, ca. 1890. Brass eagle pin over red, white and blue American flag and blue ribbon with gold letters and fringe. Seal above "N.A.T.B. St. Louis Turnverein St. Louis, Mo. Amerika" 6.5 inches, Unc. Trebus & Steiner paper label. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Gay Nineties: 1890-1900 //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1316. MO St. Louis Sunday School Festival Medal, 1891. "St. Louis Sunday School" around Bible open to Matthew 19:14 / Eight line legend, "Annual Festival... Fair Grounds, May 23, 1891" Unlisted. Not in Rulau. 35 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Bright Unc. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Celluloid - cello //German-American //
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1317. MO St. Louis Schiller Festival Portrait Celluloid and Ribbon, 1898. Celluloid 1.5 inch brown on white "Schiller Denkmal Feier St. Louis den 13ten Nov. 1898" from which are two red, white and blue ribbons. Early dated cello! XF. Trebus & Steiner. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //1904 St Louis Expo //

1318. MO St. Louis World's Fair Lot of Three, 1904. Three items. 1) "Hall of Festivals and Central Cascades" around exposition building / Wreath around "In Commemoration of the Universal Exposition, St. Louis, 1904." Not in Krueger. 11 mm aluminum. 2) Medal with busts of Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Merryweather Lewis, and on reverse six other important personages. Kruger-328. 32 mm, bronze. 3) Neat, scarce Gold, white and blue celluloid pinback "Massachusetts" above MA state shield, "World's Fair 1904" 25 mm. About XF. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //France //1904 St Louis Expo //
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1319. MO St. Louis World's Fair French Mint Medal, 1904. Handsome and detailed rendition of four allegorical figures (two in Greek robes, two Native Americans) placing articles on the altar of justice and friendship with galley, wagon and tree in background / "St. Louis 1904 America Welcomes the World" By Depaulis. French Mint medal with cornucopia and "Bronze" in small letters on reverse. 50 mm bronze. Choice XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //1904 St Louis Expo //Wine/Whiskey/Spirts other than beer //
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1320. MO St Louis World's Fair Whiskey Advertising Medal, 1904. Eagle perched on plaque "Grand Prize Louisiana Purchase Exposition", seashell and two carp below / "Replica of One of the Four Gold Medals Awarded to I. W. Harper, The Gold Medal Whiskey... Louisville, Ky." Kruger-323 with original chain. 38 mm gilt bronze. Choice AU/Unc. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //1904 St Louis Expo //Stoves/Ranges/Heaters //

1321. MO High Grade Stove Tokens from the St. Louis World's Fair, 1904. Two tokens. 1) "Majestic Ranges, Mailable and Old Style Charcoal Iron" above one of their ranges, "Grand Prize, Highest Award, World's Fair, St. Louis, Missouri" / "Good Luck" on four-leaf clover in circle of twelve horseshoes, each containing a sign of the zodiac. Unlisted? 32 mm, gilt bronze. 2) "German Heater" around iron room heater / Thirteen line legend, "Gem City Mfg. Co... Quincy, Ill., Gold Medal World's Fair 1904." Exceptional quality piece, proof-like uncirculated, holed for suspension. 31 mm aluminum. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //1904 St Louis Expo //France //
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1322. MO St. Louis World's Fair French Mint Medal, 1904. Head of Ceres (goddess of agriculture) with wreath of wheat and scythe in hair / "1803 Louisiana Purchase Exposition St. Louis 1903." By Daniel Dupuis. French Mint medal with cornucopia and "Bronze" in small letters on reverse. 31 mm bronze. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //1904 St Louis Expo //Identification Tags/ID/Work Checks //
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1323. MO Identification Medal Made at St. Louis World's Fair! 1904. "Jr Sims Tupelo Miss" stamped on 32 mm aluminum disk that reads "St. Louis Expo 1904" with central star cutout. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Celluloid - cello //German-American //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //
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1324. MO St. Louis Schiller Festival Portrait Celluloid and Ribbon, 1905. Facing bust of the German writer, Friedrich von Schiller on celluloid from which is suspended black, white and red ribbon with silver letters "Schiller Gedenkfest St. Louis, Mo. 1 Mai 1905" 3.5 inches. Bright XF. Steiner. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Military: National Guard //
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1325. MO St Louis: National Guard Association Dragons Medal, 1910. Bronze bar from which is suspended red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "N. G. Ass'n of the United States St Louis 1910" with very odd, heavy chocolate bronze medal suspended below. In center of the medal is a shield "In Time of Peace Prepare for War" around which is a cutout shield, which, upon close inspection is seen to be composed of two dragons, whose tongues form the medal's loop! St. Louis Button Co. About 4.5", XF+, some ribbon fading. Scarce. $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //German-American //Celluloid - cello //Pinback: Celluloid //

1326. MO (St. Louis) German-American Day Pinback, 1910. Probably from St. Louis as back reads "Steiner & B. Co. St. Louis" 16mm red, white, black and green celluloid reading "Deutscher Tag Aug. 21, 23, 23, 1910 Lemp's Park" around oak branch with single acorn and "D N A B" on leaves. Below all this are two red, white and blue ribbons. Stick-pin type pin on back. Pinback 16 mm, 35 mm total. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Horses //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //
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1327. MO St. Louis County Fair Ribbon, 1913. "Vice-Pres." brass hanger from which is suspended blue ribbon with metallic fringe and gold letters "14th Annual St. Louis County Fair Sept. 18-21, 1913" and attached is a neat brass horse head. 7.75 inches. XF. Benz Badge. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows // State of MN Minnesota //
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1328. MO St. Paul: Unusual Odd Fellows Badge, 1907. "Missouri" bar from which is suspended three vertical rings with names of officers and "S.G.L. St. Paul 1907" Very unusual. 3.75 inches. XF $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Luther, Martin Luther - Reformation //Church, Luthern // State of OH Ohio //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1329. MO Two American Lutheran Medals. 1) Jubilee of Lutheran Synod of Missouri and Ohio. Medal entirely in German. Legend around ship running aground before lighthouse, city on shore in background / Ten line legend indicating medal celebrates jubilee of the Lutheran Synod of Missouri and Ohio, and date 1897. Rare, but not in the best shape. 37 mm, white metal with integral loop, about F/VF, but partially dark. 2) 400th Anniversary of the Reformation. "Martin Luther October 31, 1517" around Luther's Bust / "American Celebration of the Four Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation 1917" around angel holding torch and Bible, "Rev. 14. 6, 7. Einteste Burgist unser Gott" 41 mm, copper, nice XF. Two pieces in lot. $45.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of MO Missouri //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1330. MO Missouri Woodlands Trail Medal. Top bar with "Saline County", green/yellow ribbon and Indian kneeling with bow on bronze medal. XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of MT Montana //Political: Ribbons/Badges //Territorial, Pre-Statehood //
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1331. MT Important Anaconda Statehood/Capital Relocation Political Campaign Badge, ca. 1890. Helena had been the territorial capital of Montana, but as statehood approached in 1889, a dispute arose between Anaconda and Helena about which city should be the permanent state capital. The matter finally was decided in a controversial statewide election held in 1894. Cutout copper badge with capital dome in center, "Anaconda the Capital of Montana" / "J. H. Leyson Jeweler Butte Mont." 28 mm x 24 mm, copper, slightly convex. Nice, well made Montana political piece! XF. $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of MT Montana //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Mining/Metallurgy/Mineralogy //
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1332. MT Great Falls: Odd Fellows Mining Badge, 1915. Copper "Representative" bar from which is suspended by red ribbon a 35 mm copper medal. "Highest Stack in the World, Great Falls, Montana" around mining operation smoke stack, flowers, Montana shield, and "Bitter Root", rev: "Grand Enc't, Great Falls, Mont. 1916" etc. around IOOF symbols. XF/AU. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Woodmen of the World //Celluloid - cello //Lumber //
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1333. NE Ewing / Nebraska City Woodmen Log Rolling Badge, 1906. Brass wreath with celluloid "State Log Rolling W.O.W. Nebraska City July 3- 5, 1905" Into the reverse has been inserted cardboard of same size "Old Settlers Picnic Ewing, Neb. 1906" Apparently twice used. 44 mm. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Billiard/Pool/Bagatelle //Smoking/Smoke/Cigarettes/Cigars //

1334. NE Unlisted Grand Island Brunswick Billiards Token. "The Brunswick Billiards & Cigars, Grand Island, Nebr." Reverse "Good for 10 C in Trade" 32 mm bronze, square shape, F/VF. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Knights of Pythias KoP //Celluloid - cello //Watch Fobs //
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1335. NE Lincoln: Knights of Pythias Photographic Cello Watch Fob, 1907. Celluloid in brass encasement. "Grand Lodge K. of P. Lincoln, Neb., May 14-15, 07" around arms / Photograph of Nebraska State Capitol Building. 1.75 inch, watch fob chain. XF. St. Louis Button. $25.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Expositions/Fairs Other U.S. Exhibitions //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //
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1336. NE Nebraska State Fair Badge, 1909. Eagle perched on "Souvenir" bar from which is suspended wreathed brass shield "Nebraska State Fair Sept. 6-10 1909 Lincoln, Neb." around wheat and farm tools. 2.5 inches, AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //Buffalo/Bison //
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1337. NE North Platte Semicentennial Buffalo Badge, 1917. "Souvenir" bar from which is suspended cut-out buffalo running, on top of bar: "Semi-Centennial North Platte Neb. 1867-1917" 2.25 inches, antiqued N-S, XF. Schwab S&S. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Germany //Verein //German-American //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1338. NE Omaha Deutscher Krieger Verein Enameled Iron Cross, 1889. American society of German veterans. "Deutscher Landwehr Verein Omaha" around "Gegr am 18 October 1889" in black and white enameled circle in center of black enameled Iron Cross. 45 mm nickel-silver with brass letters. Choice AU, nice enameling! $100.00-150.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //So-Called Dollars //Buffalo/Bison //Horses //Indians/American Native Indians //
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1339. NE GEM Unlisted Trans-Mississippi Exposition So-Called Dollar, 1898. Unlisted in Gilt. Beautiful HK-283-B with reverse of Native American on horseback, spearing buffalo. 34 mm, gilt copper. One of the most beautiful US medals. SUPERB GEM BU PROOF-LIKE MINT CHOICE! $150.00-250.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //1898 Trans-Mississippi //Buffalo/Bison //Celluloid - cello //

1340. NE Trans-Mississippi Exposition Buffalo Celluloid, ca. 1898. Multicolored pinback of a buffalo on the Nebraska prairie, "South Omaha, See Hump on Back." Probably for the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, and had a paper advertising insert on back that is no longer present. Otherwise XF and a beautiful buffalo pinback. 44 mm. AU. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //1898 Trans-Mississippi //
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1341. NE Trans-Mississippi Exposition Medal, 1898. "International Exposition" above large exposition building with three Venetian-style gondolas in body of water in foreground, "Manufacturers Building, Omaha" / "Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha, 1898" around seated woman holding large caduceus, with manufacturing plant, steam engine, etc. in background. Not in Rulau. 28 mm bronze with integral loop. XF, spots. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //Animals (other than listed) //
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1342. NE (South Omaha) Stock Dealers Medal. "Steer Your Stock to Clay, Robinson & Co. Houses at Six Leading Markets" / "Clay, Robinson & Co. Successful Sealers of Stock" There is a very slight bend to the medal, 30 mm, nickeled copper, with integral loop, XF. With branch offices in Chicago & Denver. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NE Nebraska //College/University/School (not award) //

1343. NE University of Nebraska Miniature Letter Lapel Pin, 1936. Gilt bronze, cutout "N" with "1936", all outlined in blue enamel. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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1344. NH Impressive Camp Buzzell CW Veterans Badge, 1914. Brass Hanger "Souvenir" from which is suspended 45 mm celluloid red, white and blue flag on gold background with photograph in center. Larger ribbon is red, white and blue with gold letters "Camp Charles E. Buzzell 38th Annual Encampment N. H. Veterans Association, The Weirs, N. H. August 25- 28, 1914" 6.75 inches, XF+, cello choice! $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //
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1345. NH Concord Grange Ribbon, 1895. "P H" and agricultural tools on brass hanger. Gold on blue ribbon with metallic fringe. "22d Annual Session of the P. of H. State Grange Held at Concord, N. H. Dec. 17-19 '95" and two ears of corn. 8.5 inch, XF, minor fading. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire // State of MA Massasachusts //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1346. NH Concord Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1898. Red ribbon with silver letters "White Mountain Lodge No. 5 Concord, N.H. Visit to Boston, Mass. Sept. 21, '98" crossed axes, eye, arrow and star. 6.5 inches, Bright XF, minor stain on bottom. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Celluloid - cello //Indians/American Native Indians //

1347. NH Concord: Daughters of Pocahontas Celluloid, 1950. "47th Great Council D. of P., Dorothy Piper, Great Pocahontas, Oct. 4-5-6, 1950, Concord, N. H." around photograph. 2.5 inch celluloid with two holes at top rim for suspension. XF
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Celluloid - cello //

1348. NH Concord: Daughters of Pocahontas Celluloid, 1952. "49th Great Council D. of P., Ethel Remington, Great Pocahontas, Oct. 4-5- 6, 1952, Concord, N. H." around photograph. 2.5 inch celluloid with two holes at top rim for suspension.
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Celluloid - cello //Library //
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1349. NH Fitzwilliam: Old Home Day Celluloid and Ribbon, 1913. Photographic celluloid top button/pin surrounded by metal ring "Library Fitzwilliam, N. H." around library, from which is suspended yellow ribbon with silver letters, "Old Home Day Fitzwilliam, N. H. August, 1913" 5.5 inches, AU, fraying to bottom of ribbon. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Celluloid - cello //
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1350. NH Fitzwilliam: Celluloid Badge, ca. 1930. Celluloid button of "Town Hall Fitzwilliam N.H.", around building in b/w, and two red, white and blue ribbons. 3.25 inches. Fuller Regalia. XF+ $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //Celluloid - cello //
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1351. NH Laconia: Grange Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon with metallic fringe. Red, white and blue ribbon suspending celluloid "Patrons of Husbandry" around seal. All on blue ribbon with silver letters, "Interlakin Grange No. 328 Laconia, N. H." Reverse "In Memoriam" etc. silver on black. 7.5 inches, XF, faded lettering. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Celluloid - cello //
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1352. NH Manchester Foresters Field Day Ribbon, 1889. Black on light blue "Field Day 1889, A.O.F Staff, Manchester, NH" and jumping stag in wreath. 5 inches, XF, uneven color. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1353. NH Manchester Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1893. Red ribbon with black letters "I.O.O.F. Past Grand's Association Manchester, N.H. 1893" and rings. 7.75 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1354. NH Manchester Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1901. Purple-red ribbon with gold letters "Souvenir 57 and One Half Years Hillsborough Lodge, No. 2 I.O.O.F. Manchester, N.H. June 17, '01 Three Thousandth Meeting 1843-1901" and rings. 6.5 inches, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1355. NH Grand Lodge Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1905. Red ribbon with metallic fringe and gold letters "Sixty-Second Annual Session of the Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of New Hampshire at Manchester October 11, '05" 6.5 inches, XF, fading. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Canada: Breton/Charlton/LeRoux Listed //Canada: General //France //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1356. NH Nashua French-Canadian Medal, 1888. French-Canadian medal from New Hampshire. "Fete Patronage des Canadiens Francaise" around standing saint, wearing sheep skins, holding cross, sheep at feet, "Nashua, N.H. 26, 27, 28 Juin 1893 / "New Hampshire" on banner below shield with sailing ship on shore, cannons removed. Not in Rulau. 38 mm, holed white metal. Choice bright AU+, minor marks in obv field. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //Celluloid - cello //
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1357. NH Rochester: Grange Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon with metallic fringe. Red, white and blue ribbon suspending celluloid "Patrons of Husbandry" around seal. All on blue ribbon with silver letters, "Rochester Grange No. 86, Rochester, N. H." Reverse "In Memoriam" etc silver on black. 7.5 inches, about VF/XF, no top pin. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Grain (also see Patrons of Husbandry) //Celluloid - cello //Farm Related (Tractor/Plow/etc.) //
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1358. NH Rochester: Grange Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Double-sided ribbon, Black on silver ribbon with metallic fringe, reverse red. "P. of H. Rochester, N. H." Over the ribbon is a brass hanger, membership bar (missing insert), and brass wreath around celluloid "P. of H." wheat and plow. 8 inches, VF/XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1359. NH Sunapee Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1893. Pink ribbon with black letters "Second Grand Excursion of L.S.I.O.O.F. Asso. to Ben Mere Inn Grove Lake Sunapee Thursday, Aug. 31 1893" 6 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Celluloid - cello //
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1360. NH The Weirs: Impressive Civil War Veterans and General Gilman Marston Photographic Reunion Badge, 1912. Gilman Marston was born in 1811, served in the US House (1859-1863) and in 1861 was appointed Colonel of the 2nd New Hampshire Volunteers. He took leave from his congressional duties, and his arm was shattered at the Battle of First Bull Run a few weeks later. After recuperating, he was made Brigadier General of the US Volunteers, and following the disaster of Gettysburg, where more than 60 percent of the 2nd New Hampshire were killed or wounded, Marston combined those that remained with the 12th New Hampshire. He became ill at the siege of Petersburg, resigned his commission after the fall of Richmond, and was re-elected to Congress (1865-1867). He was offered the territorial governorship of Idaho in 1870, but declined, and served briefly in the US Senate in 1889, filling a vacant seat. Brass Hanger "Souvenir" from which is suspended 45 mm celluloid red, white and blue flag on gold background draped over photograph of "Gilman Marston" Larger ribbon is red, white and blue with gold letters "Camp Gilman Marston 35th Annual Reunion N. H. Veterans' Association, The Weirs August 27-30, 1912" 6.25 inches. XF Choice Celluloid! $100.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1361. NH Woodsville Odd Fellows Ribbon, 1892. Red ribbon with gold letters "49 Session Grand Lodge of New Hampshire Woodsville Wednesday Oct. 12 1892" and rings. 6.5 inches, slightly faded XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //Celluloid - cello //
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1362. NH New Hampshire Christian Endeavor Badge, ca. 1900. Brass hanger "Raise the Standard" from which is descended pale blue ribbon "New Hampshire Union" around "CE" monogram, from which is suspended Old Man of the Mountain celluloid in broad brass band. 5.5 inches $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Knights of Malta K Hospitaller // State of NJ New Jersey //

1363. NH Knights of Malta Ribbon, 1903. Gold on red ribbon in hanger, "New Hampshire, A. and I. O., Knights of Malta, Trenton, N.J., Oct. 20, 21, 22, 1908," with the Old Man of the Mountain in center (which fell down in 2005). 6 inches. XF. $20.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NH New Hampshire //Red Men: Improved Order of Red Men IOORM //
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1364. NH Red Men Ribbons, ca. 1950. Six Redmen and associated ribbons, including: Exeter, NH 1951. Annual Outing 1954. West Ossipee, NH 1953 Field Day Outing. Holyoke, Mass 1936 Sportsmens Show, 1951 Old Deerfield Conference. About XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //United American Mechanics Jr Order //
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1365. NJ Asbury Park JOUAM Medal, 1892. Jr. Order of United American Mechanics pro-public schools medal. "The Bible and Our Flag" above school house, "Our Hope the Public School" / "2nd Annual Parade J.O.U.A.M. of New Jersey Asbury Park Aug. 17, 1892." By "Gechtel Trenton, N.J." 38 mm, aluminum, holed as made. XF, spots. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Patrons of Husbandry/Grange - P of H //Celluloid - cello //
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1366. NJ Grange National Convention Badge, 1905. White metal hanger with sailboat and "1905" below which is blue and white ribbon with silver letters, "Annual Session National Grange P. of H. Atlantic City, N.J. Nov 15-20" from which is suspended "Patrons of Husbandry" cello button encircled by brass ring. 5 inches, XF, cello foxed. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //
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1367. NJ Atlantic City: GAR National Encampment Celluloid, 1910. Red, white, blue and gold celluloid pinback. "44th National Encampment G.A.R. Atlantic City Sept. 19-24, 1910, Official Registration Souvenir Badge" around US flag. 32 mm. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Military: VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars //
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1368. NJ Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention Medal, 1924. Name tag hanger, "Atlantic City" with dolphin, bathing beauty, and beach panorama, from which is hung a red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "Delegate" from which is suspended "Twenty-Fifth National Encampment Sept. 8-13 1924" around VFW auxiliary medal. White metal. 4 inches. Robbins. XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Elks - BPOE //

1369. NJ Atlantic City: Elks National Convention Badge, 1938. Elaborate, uniface badge in shape of a seashell. "BPOE July 1938" above scenes in three panels. To left is building and "Betty Blacharach Home for Afflicted Children", to right is Coliseum and "World's Largest Convention Hall", in center "Atlantic City" with lady in swimming suit standing before the Atlantic City skyline. Below is "National Convention" and place for a name tag. 55 x 53 mm. XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Masonic: Medals //
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1370. NJ Burlington Masonic Home, 1898. "Masonic Home of New Jersey Burlington, N. J." around home and "Dedicated June 24 1898" / "Official Medal Commemorating the Dedication of the Masonic Home" around radiant "G" Masonic altar among four candelabra, Masonic ceremonial items below. By William Thegan, Philadelphia. 38 mm, bronze, medium brown. Choice Red/brown UNC. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1371. NJ Camden "Cyrene" Ribbon, ca. 1890. "Cyrene No. 7, Camden, N. J." Multi-colored figure of Christ carrying cross. 6.5 inch ribbon, VF, large stain. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: Sports Medals & Badges // State of NJ New Jersey // State of NC North Carolina //
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1372. NJ Carteret Academy Track Medal, 1910. Carteret Academy, red and white enamel "C/A" logo, on bronze medal. Reverse Engraved "2nd Prize, 440 Yard Dash, 1910 Won by G.N.J. Jr.". Suspended from red and white ribbon. Marker's mark "New York" with the rest illegible 30 mm bronze, XF. Should not be too difficult to identify the winner! $35.00-50.00+
COMMENT: Probably NJ, altough another Carteret Academy exists in Moorehead, NC.
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Celluloid - cello //Beer/Bier/Beverage/Brewery //
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1373. NJ Harrison: Peter Hauck Brewery Assn Photographic Celluloid Shield Banner and Ribbon, 1911. Peter Hauck was a Harrison brewer from 1869, whose brewery produced three types of ale: Hauck's Extra, Hauck's Special, and the famous Golden Brew. He was 'legendary for being good to his employees,' founded a number of organizations for their benefit, and so his brewery did not experience the labor unrest that plagued many Eastern firms. In 1891 he was succeeded by his son, Peter Jr., who continued his father's policies, and also owned the Home Brewing Company in Newark. Very usual photographic celluloid in shape of banner, blue letters "Peter Hauck Association Organized Aug. 31, 1899 of Harrison, New Jersey" (one tip of banner broken). This is suspended from "Guest" bar along with purple ribbon with gold letters "12th Annual Outing of the Peter Hauck Assoc'n Harrison, N.J. to Eitzel's Point View Island, Long Island South Thursday, August 24, 1911" 6.5 inches, XF. A rare pre-prohibition brewery item! $150.00-200.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Whitehead and Hoag //Agricultural //
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1374. NJ Monmouth County Agricultural Fair Medal, 1910. "Monmouth County Fair Ass'n Red Bank, N. J." around "Agriculture" on ribbon over shield on which is "1910" Uniface with edges cut so the medal is shaped like a rose. 33 mm, copper. By Whitehead and Hoag. XF, rev. pin removed. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1375. NJ Newark: 250th Anniversary Badge, 1916. Red, white and blue painted flag from which is suspended five-pointed brass star. "250th Anniversary Newark, N. J. 1666 1916 May October" 2 inches, bright Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Bank & Bank related //Whitehead and Hoag //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1376. NJ Fidelity Trust Co. Newark/NJ Tercentennial Medal, 1916. Colonist in broad-rimmed hat "1666-1916" / "Fidelity Trust Company, Largest in the State, Pays Interest on Deposits, Start Your Account Now" By Whitehead and Hoag. 25 mm, gilt brass, holed for suspension. Bright AU. $15.00-20.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Eagles FOE Fraternal Order of Eagles //
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1377. NJ Orange: Eagles Badge, 1919. "Member" on hanger, red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters "New Jersey State Aerie, Orange, N. J. 1919" Below is an eagle over "FOE" on petal-shaped medal. 3.75 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //
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1378. NJ Riverside Social Club, Rahway Fancy Badge, 1909. Black and red bow around brass wreath with celluloid "Member" below which is suspended metal tassel and three ribbons, "Riverside Social Club" "Nov. 24, 1909" and Rahway, N.J." 6 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //
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1379. NJ Riverside Social Club, Rahway Fancy Badge, 1910. Black and red fancy bow around brass, enameled wreath with celluloid "Ass't. Floor Manager" below which is suspended metal tassel and three ribbons, "Riverside Social Club" "Nov. 23, 1910" and Rahway, N.J." 6 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Political: Ribbons/Badges //
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1380. NJ Trenton Democratic League Ribbon, ca. 1890. Gold lettering on green ribbon, with metallic braiding, hanging from brass bar. "Democratic League Trenton, N. J." and New Jersey state seal. 8.5 inches, XF, faded. $50.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //Celluloid - cello //
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1381. NJ Westwood Odd Fellows Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1890. Elaborate double-sided ribbon with gold tassels, top pin with celluloid insert: "Westwood Lodge No. 104", two bronze medals below, Past Grand, and IOOF logo, with info printed both sides in silver, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Seals/Stamping-seals/Stencils //
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1382. New Jersey State Seal. "The Great Seal of the State of New Jersey XDCCLXXVII" around two women standing at side of seal. 25 mm, AL, uniface. From a document? About VF, edges rough. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Track & Field //Sports Medals & Badges //
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1383. NJ Six Carteret Academy Track and Field Medals, 1911. Six medals, three silver and marked "Sterling" and three bronze, dated 1911 to 1913 for various track and field events. All won by G. N. Jacobi, Jr., although most only are engraved with the event and year. Most have maroon and white or red and white ribbon, from which are suspended two styles of the same medal. "Carteret Academy" torch and wreath surrounding red and white enameled shield "C A". This New Jersey private school no longer exits. By Warren & Co., New York. Medals are 31 mm scalloped. 6pcs, about XF. $30.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Military: Spanish American War //
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1384. NJ Spanish-American War Volunteers Medal, 1898. Impressive bronze, two part military medal. Elaborate hanger, "New Jersey Volunteers," anchor, crossed rifles and American eagle in oval, from which is hung by a chain a wreathed Maltese cross medal made from two separate parts joined to produce a 3D effect. "Spanish American War 1898" in angles of cross with New Jersey shield in center. Heavy, red bronze, very well made. 3 3/4 inches. Choice XF. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of NJ New Jersey //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //Celluloid - cello //

1385. NJ Battleship Pinback. "United States Warship Newark" on blue and green background. 22 mm. XF.
CrossRef: State of NM New Mexico //Celluloid - cello //IOOF: International Order of Odd Fellows //
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1386. NM Albuquerque: Odd Fellows Badge, 1908. Brass hanger "Souvenir" from which is suspended multi-colored celluloid in ornamental copper wreath "I.O.O.F. Grand Lodge of New Mexico Albuquerque, Oct. 5th, 1908" around rings and eye. 3 inches. Keystone Badge. XF+. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NM New Mexico //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1387. NM 300th Anniversary of Santa Fe, 1888. Old church above "San Miguel Chapel" / Legend around shield with Mexican and American eagles. Rulau NM SF-4, page 618. Also listed in Rulau book on Christopher Columbus Medals, S87, page 182. 31 mm, white-metal. Bright UNC. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Lovett, George Lovett //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1388. NY Lovett 200th Anniversary of Albany Medal, 1886. "Peter Schuyler Receiving the Charter from Governor Dongan July 22 1688" around scene of British colonial governor seated at a table, signing the charter, while Schuyler and Livingston stand in front of him / "In Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the City of Albany, N. Y." around sailing ship above a shield consisting of a beaver having taken down a tree over two bundles of wheat, "Massachusetts" on ribbon below. By G. H. Lovett. 51 mm, 3.5 mm thick copper. Uncirculated, medium chocolate with some red. $75.00-100.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //So-Called Dollars //
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1389. NY Albany Bi-Centennial So-Called Dollar, 1886. "Centennial, Jul. 22. 1886" around busts of Indian, colonist, and man in business suit / "Seal of the City of Albany 1686-1886" around city's seal. HK-601. 37 mm, white metal. Proof-like Choice Unc. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Lovett, George Lovett //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1390. NY Lovett: 200th Anniversary of Albany Medal, 1886. "Peter Schuyler Receiving the Charter from Governor Dongan July 22 1688" around scene of British colonial governor seated at a table, signing the charter, while Schuyler and Livingston stand in front of him / "In Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the City of Albany, N. Y." around sailing ship above a shield consisting of a beaver having taken down a tree over two bundles of wheat, "Massachusetts" on ribbon below. By G. H. Lovett. 51 mm, 3.5 mm thick white metal. Toned VF/XF, spots. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //German-American //Verein //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //Music/Piano/Composer/Organ //
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1391. NY Albany Singing Festival 25th Anniversary Medallic Badge, 1893. German-American Medal attached to purple ribbon suspended from hanger bar. "Gesang Vereins Albany, N.Y." around bird seated on wreath and lyre "Ein Tracht" / "25 Jahrigens Jubilaum Juni 26-27-28" on ribbon surrounding shaking hands and oak branch. 37 mm white metal, 3 inches total. Lightly toned XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //College/University/School (not award) //
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1392. NY State University of New York at Albany Medal, 1894. "Universitate Feliciter Conditat MDCCCXLIV" around university buildings / Laurel and oak wreath around "Quinquages Ann College Confirm Alma Mater Rite Celebrabat MDCCCXIV". 41 mm x 3 mm, red-brown bronze. Choice brown XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Other Fraternal Issuers //
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1393. NY Auburn: Sons of St. George Ribbon, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon. Red, white and blue with metal fringe and silver letters "Gen. Gordon Lodge Instituted June 21st 1886 No. 21 Auburn, N.Y." Reverse silver on black. 9 inches, AU, bright. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: Porcelain //Brooklyn Bridge //1885 New Orleans Cotton Expo //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //
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1394. NY Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. Unlisted Brooklyn Bridge Construction Medal. No legends: Brooklyn Bridge with sailing ship and side-wheeler steamship below / Wreath around various tools used in constructing the bridge. An educated guess is that this unassuming medal was worn by workers at the dedication ceremonies. Not in Rulau or Lemke. Oddly enough, the reverse is known as Rulau illustrates a token of the 1885 World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, which was held in New Orleans, with this reverse (Rulau La No-48). Brass, 23 mm, holed for suspension. XF/AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Submarine //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //

1395. NY Hudson-Fulton Newburgh Medal, 1909. Large Two Inch medal: "Hudson" and "Fulton" at sides of busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton / Female personification of the city of Newburgh seated in columned niche surmounted by eagle with spread wings "Oct. 1, 1909". Background consists of the Hudson River Valley with a number of ships, including Hudson's "Half Moon," Fulton's steamship "Clermont," two other unidentified steamships, a US Navy battleship and a submarine! Large, thick, impressive medal with loop. Forrer 7: 142. Signed with complex BKHB monogram. 50 mm, 4 mm thick, patined bronze. Choice AU. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //

1396. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Badge, 1909. Two part badge. "Souvenir" from which hangs a cartouche containing the busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton, separated by a torch, "N. Y. Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909". 2 1/4 inches brass. Bright Unc. $30.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //

1397. NY Hudson-Fulton Shield-Shaped Medal, 1909. Shield-shaped 43x36mm medal, suspended from white and orange ribbon. "New York to Albany" above sailing ship and steamship, "Half Moon 1609, Clermont 1807" / "Hudson-Fulton Celebration" above facing busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton, "Sept. 25th to Oct. 9th, 1909" on ribbon, all in palm wreath. Silvered bronze, Choice AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //Awarded/engraved //
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1398. NY Hudson-Fulton Centennial Newspaper Award Medal, 1909. "Hudson Fulton Celebration 1609 1807 1909" around sailing ship, Half Moon, and the early steamship Clermont/ "Awarded by New York Sunday American for Hudson-Fulton Memorial Essay" 33 mm, bronze, red-chocolate. Choice XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //

1399. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Badge, 1909. "Souvenir" hanger, orange, white and green ribbon, and elaborate 37 mm white metal medal. Busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton in ovals with the ships 'Clermont' and 'Half Moon' in the background / Wreath around square plaque inscribed "Souvenir Hudson-Fulton Tercentennial Celebration, 1609-1807-1909, New York." By Joseph Koehler. Bright AU. $50.00-65.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //American Numismatic Society ANS //

1400. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Medal American Numismatic Society, 1909. Very elaborated designed medal. "Discovery of Hudson River by Henry Hudson, AD MDCIX, The American Numismatic Society, Hudson-Fulton Celebration Committee" around scene of Henry Hudson and crew measuring depth of the Hudson River from their ship the "Halve Maene" (Half Moon) / Three women seated in front of pillars and small medallion of Robert Fulton, one woman holds model of his steamship "Clermont," another rests hands on an anchor, and the third writes on a scroll, "First Use of Steam in Navigation on the Hudson River 1807." Johnson-18. By Emile Fuchs. 50 mm, aluminum. Bright XF/AU. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //
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1401. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Medal, 1909. Small cent size, iridescent proof-like medal. "Hudson Fulton Celebration 1609 1807" around busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton / "New York, Sep. 25 - Oct. 2, 1909" 19 mm, red copper. Red Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Celluloid - cello //

1402. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Multi-Colored Celluloid Pinback, 1909. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration, Sept. 25 to Oct. 9. Busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton in medallions above their ships the "Half Moon" and the steamship "Clermont." Reverse has paper insert "J. Boller, Novelties, Carnival Goods, Confetti, 10 Barclay St., New York." 34 mm, multicolored with gold border. Choice, no foxing, uneven. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Celluloid - cello //

1403. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Multi-Colored Celluloid Pinback, 1909. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1609-1909" Quartered design with busts of Henry Hudson, Robert Fulton, and their ships the "Half Moon" and the steamship "Clermont" in the angles. Reverse has paper insert which reads "Bastian Bros. Co., Mfr's of Ribbon, Metal, and Celluloid Novelties, Rochester, N.Y." 34 mm, multicolored. Nice, no foxing. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Celluloid - cello //

1404. Hudson-Fulton Celebration Multi-Colored Celluloid Pinback, 1909. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909" around multi-colored busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton. Reverse has paper insert "W. F. Miller, 158 Park Row, N. Y. City, Mfr. & Impr. of Novelties. Send for Catalog." 34 mm, as new, no foxing. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Celluloid - cello //

1405. NY Hudson-Fulton Celebration Multi-Colored Celluloid Pinback, 1909. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1609-1909" Quartered design with busts of Henry Hudson, Robert Fulton, and their ships the "Half Moon" and the steamship "Clermont" in the angles. Reverse has paper insert which reads "Alex Marburger, 17 Ann St., New York." 34 mm, multicolored with gold border. Choice, no foxing. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Lord's Prayer //
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1406. NY Hudson-Fulton Lord's Prayer Miniature Medal, 1909. Very small medal with steamship "Clermont" obverse and microscopic Lord's Prayer in ornamental border on the reverse. 8 mm, brass. Nice AU+, tiny spot. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Lord's Prayer //
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1407. NY Hudson-Fulton Lord's Prayer Medal, 1909. Small cent size medal. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York 1909" around torch and busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton in small medallions / Lord's Prayer within wreath. 19 mm, gilt brass, holed for suspension. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1909 Hudson-Fulton //Lord's Prayer //
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1408. NY Hudson-Fulton Lord's Prayer Medal, 1909. Small cent size medal. "Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York 1909" around torch and busts of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton in small medallions / Lord's Prayer within wreath. 19 mm, copper, holed for suspension. Toned Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Celluloid - cello //
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1409. NY Baldwinsville Forester Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1890. Two-sided ribbon. Crossed US flags above celluloid Forester's seal, "Court Baldwinsville, NY" etc., multicolored on white / "In memoriam" etc. silver on black. 8.5 inches with metallic tassels, XF, no top pin. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Knights Templar //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //

1410. NY Binghampton Three Part Knight Templar Badge, 1901. Red enameled hanger "88th Annual Conclave K.T." around "Seal of Broom County in the State of New York" around seal, from which is hung by two chain links a shaped medal "Binghampton, Sept. 24-26, 1901" around bust of man in suit with odd lapels, from which is suspended another shaped medal "Grand Commandery State of New York" around black, white and red enameled shield with Maltese cross in center, background consists of crown on cross. There also is attached a red ribbon. 5 inches total. XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //

1411. NY Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. Unlisted Brooklyn Bridge Construction Medal. Has no legends. Brooklyn Bridge with sailing ship and side-wheeler steam ship below / Wreath around various tools used in constructing the bridge. An educated guess is that this unassuming medal was worn by workers at the dedication ceremonies. Not in Rulau or Lemke. Brass, 23 mm, holed for suspension. About F/VF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //Steamboat/steamship/Packetboat //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1412. NY Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. "Two Cities as One New York and Brooklyn" over panoramic view of bridge and wharfs with numerous steam and sailing ships / Wreath around "Souvenir of the Opening of the East River Bridge May 24th 1883 1867-1883" Not in Rulau. Lemke-1. By "C.E.D" 34 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Slightly toned XF. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1413. NY Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. "Two Cities as One New York and Brooklyn" over panoramic view of bridge and wharfs with numerous steam and sailing ships / Wreath around "Souvenir of the Opening of the East River Bridge May 24th 1883 1867-1883" Not in Rulau. Lemke-1. By "C.E.D" 34 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Dark VF/XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //U.S. Trade Tokens: 1866-89 //
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1414. NY Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. "N. Y. & B. Bridge" over bridge with wharfs, ships below / Six line legend. Not in Rulau. Lemke-5. 22 mm, white metal, holed for suspension. Bright AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Bridge/Highway //Agricultural //Soley, George B Soley //Brooklyn Bridge //
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1415. NY Brooklyn Bridge Agricultural Medal, ca. 1883. This well engraved piece is in the style of 1850s merchant tokens. "New York Brooklyn" over panoramic view of bridge showing both sides of the river, numerous ships below / "We Take the Liberty of Enlightening the World" around fat man with angel's wings, standing on tree stump and holding what first appears to be a torch, but actually is a radiant ear of corn! "By G. B. Soley Phila" 25 mm, brass. Toned UNC. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //Washington, George Washington //Soley, George B Soley //

1416. NY George Washington Inauguration and Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. "Inaugurated New York April 30 1899" around bust of George Washington / "New York Brooklyn" over panoramic view of bridge showing both sides of the river, numerous ships below. Baker-9, Lemke-13. "By G. B. Soley Phila" 25 mm, gilt copper, AU. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Washington, George Washington //Brooklyn Bridge //Soley, George B Soley //
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1417. NY George Washington Inauguration and Brooklyn Bridge Medal, 1883. "Inaugurated New York April 30 1899" around bust of George Washington / "New York Brooklyn" over panoramic view of bridge showing both sides of the river, numerous ships below. Baker-9, Lemke-13, but unlisted in copper. "By G. B. Soley Phila" 25 mm, copper. XF. $40.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Masonic: Medals //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Military: Civil War related //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //
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1418. NY Civil War Veterans of Brooklyn Masonic Two-Part Badge, 1888. Combination Masonic and Civil War Enameled Veterans Badge. "Patriarch" on 36 x 8 mm brass oval hanger from which is suspended by chain links "The Best of Life is Yet to Come" in black enamel on metallic banner resting on top of roughly circular enameled blue and white medal. "Brooklyn Masonic Veterans 21" on belt around winged hourglass and Masonic symbols above the globe in white enamel "1888". 2 inches total. Nice XF. $150.00-175.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Military: Non-GAR CW Vet Organizations //Military: Civil War related //Masonic: Badges Ribbons Pins //Gold Tokens Gold Medals //
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1419. NY Civil War Veterans of Brooklyn Masonic Gold Badge! 1888. Combination Masonic and Civil War Enameled Veterans Badge in Gold. "The Best of Life is Yet to Come" in black enamel on partially hand-engraved gold banner resting on top of roughly circular enameled blue and white gold medal. "Brookly Masonic Veterans 21" on belt around winged hourglass and Masonic symbols above the globe in white enamel "1888". Reverse is engraved "Arthur Windley" and stamped "Braxmar N.Y." RARE. 1 1/2 inches. Choice XF, enamel nice! $250.00-300.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Religious/Theology/Church/Bible //
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1420. NY Brooklyn Tabernacle Christian Herald Silver Medal, 1890. "Thou Shall Reach Up the Tabernacle" around building, rev legend. Silver, holed as made, 22mm, XF, toned. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Norse-American Norway //Ship/Sailing/Nautical //
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1421. NY Brooklyn Norwegian American Seamen's Association Ribbon, ca. 1900. Brass anchor on lace circle on top of black ribbon with silver letters "Norwegian American Seamen's Association of Brooklyn", 8", XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Brooklyn Bridge //Whitehead and Hoag //Bridge/Highway //
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1422. NY Brooklyn Historical Pageant Medal, 1915. Woman holding palm branches and extending wreath to panoramic view of Brooklyn and its bridges "Brooklyn Historical Pageant 1915" / Twelve line legend listing officers. By Whitehead and Hoag. Apparently unlisted as a Brooklyn Bridge medal. 31 mm, brass, with integral loop. Bright XF+. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //German-American //Celluloid - cello //Fests: Sangerfest/Music/Saengerfest/Volksfest/Gedenkfest //
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1423. NY Brooklyn: German-American Volksfest Badge, 1919. Brass "Hon. President" cello bar from which is suspended white ribbon with heavy brass wreath around celluloid "Plattd Volksfest Verein vun Brooklynun Umg" around beehive. Also suspended is longer ribbon with gold letters and fringe "1919" in wreath, "Plattdutsche Volksfest Vereen von B'klyn un Umgegend" 6 inches. XF, bottom fringe separated from ribbon. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Union //Clasped Hands/Handshake //Hand-Engraved Tokens //
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1424. NY Buffalo: Early Engraved Union Badge. Heavy, bronze, two-part badge. "Buffalo, N. Y." on hanger, from which is suspended by a shield by two chains, on which are shaking hands above hammer, trowel, plumb line, and leveling square. Around edge is hand engraved "Brick Layers & Masons No. 36 International Union" By Schneider and Betz, Rochester. 2 1/2 inch length. XF. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Union //Clasped Hands/Handshake //
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1425. NY Buffalo Bricklayers Union Badge, 1891. Two shaking hands "1891" from which is hung a shield, in center are cutouts of plumb line, level, spade and hammer, around on ribbon is "Bricklayers Union Buffalo, N. Y." 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. Nickel-silver, XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Military Veterans: G.A.R. GAR //
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1426. NY Buffalo: Grand Army of the Republic Encampment Badge, 1897. Brass "Souvenir" top bar from which is suspended an eagle over "31st Encampment Grand Army of the Republic Aug. 22-28 Buffalo, N.Y. 1897" around "Soldier's Monument" 2.5 inches. Pinback broken, XF/AU, somewhat uneven toning. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1901 Pan-American //Buffalo/Bison //
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1427. NY Buffalo Pan-American Exposition Medal, 1901. "Pan-American Exposition, 1901, Buffalo" around buffalo standing on ground left / "Pan-American Exposition" above elaborate panorama of the exposition grounds "1901 Buffalo" Unlisted? Silver dollar size, 36 mm brass with integral loop. Brown XF. $35.00-45.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1901 Pan-American //Buffalo/Bison //
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1428. NY Buffalo Pan-American Exposition Medal, 1901. "Souvenir 1901" around buffalo standing on ground left / "Pan-American Exposition" around "May-November, Buffalo, N.Y." 34 mm, gilt brass. Unc. $75.00-85.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1901 Pan-American //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //Buffalo/Bison //

1429. NY Pair of Pan-American Exposition Gestalt Medals, 1901. Two gestalt medals in different metals. "Pan-American Exposition, 1901 Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A." around a gestalt image. If looked at from a distance it is the North and South American continents, but if looked at closely it consists of two women in robes, whose clasped hands form Central America! / Wreath around "To Bind the Americas in Bonds of Prosperity and Peace" 32 mm with integral loops. One medal is silvered brass. The other is gilt bronze, which is suspended from a buffalo head hanger on which also is attached a red, white and blue ribbon with an American eagle. Neat! Both XF. $50.00-60.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1901 Pan-American //Buffalo/Bison //Stickpin //

1430. NY Buffalo Pan-American Exposition Miniature Frying Pan Stickpin, 1901. Miniature frying pan stickpin with "Pan-American 1901" around buffalo head in center of pan. 40 x 22 mm copper. AU. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //1901 Pan-American //Encased Coins: World's Fair //

1431. NY Pan-American Exposition Encased Indian Head Cent, 1901. Uncirculated 1901 Indian head cent (Red Book value $25) in 38 mm aluminum encasement. "Good Luck Souvenir," large four-leaf clover around Indian head cent, "Buffalo, N. Y., Pan-American Exposition" / "Lucky Penny, I'm It" two horseshoes around Indian head cent, "Pocket Piece" As made. Toned Red Unc. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Whitehead and Hoag //Red Cross //Medicine/Medical //College/University/School (not award) //
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1432. NY Red Cross School Hygiene Conference Medal, 1904. "Fourth International Congress on School Hygiene" around boy and girl at side of seated lady, Red Cross symbol "These Are My Jewels" 38 mm, silvered bronze. Suspended by bar with pinback broken "Buffalo, N.Y. U.S.A. August 23-30, 1913" Freeman-768. 2.25 inches. Whitehead & Hoag. $50.00-75.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Buffalo/Bison //

1433. NY Buffalo Old Home Week Badge, 1907. "Souvenir" on bar from which is suspended 43 mm x 34 mm shield-shaped brass medal "Old Home Week" around city panorama with buffalo stampede "We're Going Back to Buffalo, N.Y. Sept. 1-7, 1907" 2.25 inches. Bright brass, pinback broken. AU. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Buffalo/Bison //Knights of Malta K Hospitaller //
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1434. NY Buffalo: Knights of Malta Badge, 1915. Enameled medal in shape of cut-out Maltese cross with crossed swords. Arms of cross in white enamel, in center is black enameled circle reading "Grand Commandery Knights of Malta Buffalo 1916" surrounding red enameled cross. From this is hung a buffalo. 2.25 inch, pinback. XF, enameling nice. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Agricultural //Good Luck //
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1435. NY Buffalo Force Cereal Sunny Jim Medal, ca. 1930. Few collectors know the origins of the enigmatic Sunny Jim medal. Some years ago, Norman Peters found one in its distribution packet, and discovered that "Dumps" was a moody, turn of the century cartoon character who miraculously turned into "Sunny Jim" after eating "Force" breakfast cereal, which was made by the Hecker-Jones-Jewel Milling Company of Buffalo and New York City. During the 1930s, the company distributed these tokens on cards marked "Accept this token - please don't hock it; at least its something in your pocket!" "Force Bring Back Prosperity with Sunny Jim" Pig-headed man's bust / "Good Luck Forget That Times Are Tough and Grim. Cheer Up and Smile with Sunny Jim. Good Luck" 30 mm, gilt bronze, proof-like uncirculated. With copy of article. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Political: Ribbons/Badges //Political: Locals //
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1436. NY Columbian Republican League Ribbon, 1936. Gold letters on white ribbon with eagle and "Committee Columbian Republican League 1936 State Convention, June 26-27-28, Coney Island, N.Y." Also has the typed tag "Miss Persico Kings County" 4.5 inches, XF. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Celluloid - cello //United American Mechanics Jr Order //
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1437. NY Cortland Order of United American Mechanics Celluloid and Ribbon, 1898. Celluloid top pinback: "United American Mechanics", flag, compass and square over house. Attached is red, white and blue ribbon with gold letters, "5th Anniversary Celebration Cortland Council No. 74 O.U.A.M. Cortland, N.Y. March 1898". 5.5 inches, XF. $25.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //AOUW - Ancient Order of United Workmen //Whitehead and Hoag //Celluloid - cello //

1438. NY Cortland: Order of United American Mechanics Lodge Ribbon, ca. 1900. Large double-sided ribbon, 8.5 inches with metallic braid. Crossed American flags attached to ringed celluloid "United American Mechanics", flag, compass and square over house. Main ribbon is red, white and blue with silver letters "Cortland Council, No. 74 O.U.A.M. Cortland, N.Y." Reverse "In Memoriam" etc in silver on black, with red, white and blue American flag in center. XF. Whitehead & Hoag. $30.00-40.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //United American Mechanics Jr Order //
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1439. NY Cortland: Impressive Order of United American Mechanics Badge, ca. 1900. Multi-part enameled and nickel-plated Supreme Council badge. Compass, square and arm holding hammer above "S.C.O.U.A.M." from which is suspended an American flag ribbon. Halfway down the flag is a nickel-plated ribbon engraved "Cortland No. 74 N.Y." At the bottom is attached a 1.5 inch shield enameled in red, white and blue with eagle of fasces and scroll. Impressive. 5 inches, nice XF. $20.00-30.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Agricultural //Celluloid - cello //Clasped Hands/Handshake //
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1440. NY New York State Grange Ribbon and Celluloid, 1904. Red, white and blue ribbon behind "Patrons of Husbandry" around seal with clasped hands, below is blue ribbon with gold letters, "New York State Grange, Cortland 1904" 4 inches, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Temperance //
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1441. NY East Homer International Organization of Good Templars Ribbon, ca. 1890. The Good Templars was a temperance society. 9.5 inch ribbon and hanger. Gold on white "I. O. G. T., Crystal Lodge No. 130, East Homer, NY" and "Our Field" on globe, with gold tassels. On bright brass hanger is "Faith Hope and Charity," anchor, heart and cross, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: France //Expositions/Fairs Other Non-US. Exhibitions //
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1442. NY Fairmont: Chautauqua: Important French Universal Exposition Award Medal, 1900. The Chautauqua Program for education and entertainment was established at Fair Point on Chautauqua Lake, New York, in 1874. It evolved into an annual Chautauqua, and its summer lectures and classes were supplemented by home readings and correspondence study. In 1883, William Harper, later President of the University of Chicago, became its director. Many famous Americans were guest lecturers, and William Jennings Bryan (four time US Presidential nominee) went to Fair Point year after year to deliver his famous "Cross of Gold" speech. By 1900 there were over 400 local branches of Chautauqua, and in 1924 the traveling Chautauquas visited 10,000 communities and over 40,000,000 Americans attended their lectures, concerts, plays, and other events! With the popularity of movies and the advent of the automobile, the movement almost disappeared by the mid-1930s, although the original New York establishment and many "Chautauqua Parks" in towns around the country still exist. The Chautauqua Program was awarded this important medal at the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris. "Republique Francaise" around large bust of France wearing liberty cap, covered by oak wreath growing from a large tree behind her, in the background is the Seine River and city of Paris / "Exposition Universelle Internationale 1900" above semi-nude male, holding torch, who is riding on the back of a flying angel holding a laurel wreath, exhibition buildings below. Hand engraved "Chautauqua Portfolio" By Jules-Clement Chaplain. Forrer 1: 399. Edge mark "bronze" 63 mm, gilt joined and filled shells, visible edge seam, minute areas where gilt is worn away. An old Johnson and Jensen auction explains this unusual means of medal production. The medal is cast bronze gold-plate, and their example of such a medal, which was awarded to no one of any importance, realized $240.00 twenty years ago. AU-BU. $750.00-800.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //U.S. Merchant Tokens: 1845-60 //

1443. NY 31 o, 1853. Building pictured, Clothing Manufacturer. The "Cloting" error variety! Brass, Choice AU. $35.00-50.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Celluloid - cello //
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1444. NY Ilion Knights of the Maccabees Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon. Hanger with "Physician" from which hangs caduceus, and red, white and black ribbon with silver print "Ilion Tent" etc. At bottom of which is multi-colored celluloid in circular frame, "Knights of the Maccabees" around tent. Reverse "In Memoriam" etc. 6 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Knights of the Maccabees KoM //Celluloid - cello //
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1445. NY Ilion Knights of the Maccabees Lodge Badge, ca. 1900. Two-sided ribbon. Hanger with "Finance Keeper" from which hangs crossed keys, and red, white and black ribbon with silver "Ilion Tent" etc. At bottom of which is multi-colored celluloid in circular frame, "Knights of the Maccabees" around tent. Reverse "In Memoriam" etc. 6 inches, XF. $25.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Foresters IOF Independent Order of Foresters //Female-Related/Woman (not suffrage) //

1446. NY Irvington. Anne Poth Home and Catholic Order of Foresters Medal. The Anne Poth home is now on the National Register of Historical Places. It also is known as 'Villa Lewaro' and was associated with Vertner Tandy, the famous Black American. Wreath around red, white and blue enameled "C of F of A" stag and deer / "Anne E. Poth Home" above house, "Irvington on the Hudson, New York, C. of F. of A" 24 mm, silvered brass, with integral loop. XF. $30.00-35.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Knights of Columbus KoC //Sports Medals & Badges //
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1447. NY Long Island Knights of Columbus Athletic Medal, 1911. "Judge at Finish" on gilt bronze top hanger, from which is suspended by pale blue ribbon a medal, "Long Island Chapter 1911" winged track shoe and "K of C" on seal. By Dieges & Clust, NY. 33 mm, gilt bronze, XF. $20.00-25.00+
CrossRef: State of NY New York //Anniversary/Centennial/etc. //
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1448. NY Tenth Anniversary City of New Rochelle Medal, 1909. Golden bronze bar "10th Anniversary April 26 1899 1909" from which is suspended by a frayed red, white and blue ribbon a triangular medal "City of New Rochelle, N.Y. Incorporated 1899" around city shield. Reverse is crudely engraved "J. E. Kene" 4 inches. XF. $20.00-30.00+