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Offline artsmith

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G. A Meissner Fahrmarke
« on: January 17, 2019, 12:04:16 PM »
G. A Meissner Fahrmarke.    Listed in Smith catalog as Unidentified Germany 992 AI. Listed in Menzel(2014) as Unidentified. Menzel number 40675.1.
21mm. Appears to be nickel-plated zinc.

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Re: G. A Meissner Fahrmarke
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2019, 08:37:40 PM »
Menzel lists this token as tin or tin-alloy.

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Re: G. A Meissner Fahrmarke
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2019, 09:07:48 PM »
I prefer Art's description. Tin takes on a dull grey colour fairly quickly while nickel will remain shiny, even if parts of the cladding has fallen off.

Peter
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