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Göteborgs - Gothenburg Ferry tokens
« on: May 19, 2013, 07:58:01 AM »
Spotted on eBay today. GOTEBORGS STADS FARJOR OCH ANGSLUPAR 5 uniface Bronze, 28mm. c1880s.

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The city of Goteborg at various times had 3 ferry services operating 5 ferry lines across the GOTA ALV river to part of Goteborg on the island of Hisingen.  The first ferry service was the GOTEBORGS STADS FARJOR OCH ANGSLUPAR which issued tokens 240 CN through 240 CY.  The second ferry service was the GHS (Goteborgs Hamn Styrelse) which issued tokens 240DA through 240DN.  The third ferry service was the Goteborgs Far jetrafik which issued tokens 240FA through 240FZ.  These ferry lines were put out of service as they gradually built the great bridges across the GOTA ALV river.

CP o B  Ov Sd   (blank)(5 on obverse)(Sc) (28mm by 22mm)   2.50
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Re: Göteborgs - Gothenburg Ferry tokens
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2013, 10:08:53 AM »
Nice, and I've never seen one, despite where I live! The Hamnstyrelse ones that Smith & Smith mention are notably more common.