Lot Archive

Lot

№ 289

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1 October 1996

Hammer Price:
£160

19th Century, Ireland, Co. Dublin, Dublin, Andrews & Co, Byrne & Co, Cannock White & Co (3, different), G. Kane (2), McSwiney Delany & Co, 1853, O’Grady Clinton & Co, P.J. Plunkett, Scott Bell & Co, Talty Murphy & Co, Thompson & Co (2), Todd Burns & Co (4), 1834 (3, different) and undated, W. Tomblinson, Union Tavern, Webb & Co; Kingstown [Dun Laoghaire], Harrison & Co (2) (UFS 5940, 5970, 5980 [plain edge], 6000 [2, large and small letters on rev.], 6060, 6070, 6160, 6190, 6200, 6220 [‘oval’ 0], 6260, 6280, 6290, 6310 (3, from two obv. and 3 rev. dies], 6320, 6330, 6340, 6350, 6500, 6510). [23]. UFS 5940 and 6200 bent and with surface damage, others mostly fine to very fine, one or two better, some scarce, a good city group with no duplication (£60-80)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The R C Bell Collection of British Trade Tokens.

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UFS 5970 = Bell, UF p.177; UFS 5980 and both 6000 = Bell, UF p.178; UFS 6060 and 6070 = Bell, UF p.180; UFS 6160 and 6190 = Bell, UF p.184; UFS 6220 and 6260 = Bell, UF p.186; UFS 6280 and 6290 = Bell, UF p.187; UFS 6220 and 6230 = Bell, UF p.188; UFS 6340 = Bell, UF p.229; UFS 6350, 6500 and 6510 = Bell, UF p.189.

Some confusion appears to have arisen with crediting the photographs of UFS 6220 and 6290 to the S.J. Organ collection in Bell’s original UF; such credits appear to be incorrect