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Offline africancoins

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HZ mark - Zimberlin
« on: September 13, 2011, 11:34:57 PM »
Here is another relevant token with a maker's mark.

This one has "HZ" incuse on a small rectangle.

I consider the stamped "400" to be inverted being as the 5-pointed stars (of this size or larger) most often appear "pointing" upwards as illustrated above. Also I have seen an image of a piece of the same type where the stamped number is "411" and it is what I would consider to be the right way around.

The British Machine Token books mention a maker by the name of "Zimberlin" and that "N.P.S.C." was "New Polyphon Supply Co., London". A polyphon was a type of musical box.

Thanks Mr Paul Baker

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Re: HZ mark
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2011, 07:17:48 AM »
Another NPSC, the same as Paul's above;



also a close-up of the HZ



Another NPSC, with the A Consommer reverse.

« Last Edit: November 11, 2015, 11:12:48 AM by Niels »
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Re: HZ mark
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2016, 02:29:10 AM »
Confirmation that the HZ mark is that of Zimberlin with this French machine token bearing both his mint-mark and his signature Zimberlin.

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