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Offline malj1

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Newport's Transporter Bridge
« on: September 12, 2012, 04:03:11 AM »
A token appeared recently on eBay for the transporter bridge at Newport, Monmouthshire, South Wales. The bridge is the lowest one across the river Usk, connecting Pillgwenlly, a residential district, with the main industrial area and the docks. The token sold at £36.

 32mm x 19mm uniface

All tolls were abolished in 1946

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Newport's Transporter Bridge
A Graceful Colossus of Steel
By L. Bruce Mayne
From the Meccano Magazine, Vol. XLIV. No. 6. June 1959
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Re: Newport's Transporter Bridge
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2012, 06:34:29 AM »
Nice. Now added to our catalog database.

Does it look bronze or brass to you?

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Re: Newport's Transporter Bridge
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2012, 09:28:48 AM »
I missed adding the sellers description copper but I would say maybe bronze.
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