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Offline hantstoken

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Help with RFR HERNE HILL token
« on: January 04, 2016, 08:08:55 PM »
Another item I would appreciate help with.  It is 17mm in diameter, brass with a plain edge.  Reads:

R.F.R HERNE HILL // R

I know there is a Herne Hill in London, and it looks like a machine token, but I can not find it in Ralph Haye's book on British machine tokens.

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Re: Help with RFR HERNE HILL token
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2016, 10:11:07 PM »
Just a guess: Perhaps a military token? Royal Fusiliers Regiment or something else?

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Re: Help with RFR HERNE HILL token
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2016, 10:27:46 PM »
There is a place called Hernehill, Faversham, Kent. The local war memorial doesn't have someone with a last name starting with R.

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Re: Help with RFR HERNE HILL token
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2016, 10:28:32 PM »
It doesn't appear in any of the Hayes supplements either but I would agree it is almost certainly a prize from an amusement machine.

Found this entry on Google but its a dead link.

rfr.co.uk - Whois.de
%3curl%3ename.whois.de/rfr.co.uk
Registrant: Giant Games Ltd Registrant type: UK Limited Company, (Company number: 1848140) Registrant's address: 19 Half Moon Lane Herne Hill London

and a search for Giant Games:

Giant Games Limited
active 19 Half Moon Lane, London, SE24 9JU



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Re: Help with RFR HERNE HILL token
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2016, 10:33:30 PM »
See here for the man behind the company? name? at present.
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