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Offline Figleaf

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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #75 on: October 17, 2020, 11:25:26 PM »
This one should be fun to research. The basic data are here, but I found nothing on E. O. Crosby, whose signature is on the token. I did find a ship by the name E.O. Crosby owned by the Wisconsin and Michigan Transportation Company in a 1925 FCC document, but I am not sure if the ship is named after the same person. It looks more like there is a difference of one generation.

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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #76 on: October 18, 2020, 12:31:32 PM »
This one got eaten by my robo-vac...the wife found it and it's really kind of neat.  1920-1929 Minneapolis transit token.  Re-found it, had to post it :-)  https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces41319.html  Interesting design. (I blame the cat)
BUSTED!!  Your cats by chance?  ;D

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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #77 on: October 18, 2020, 10:54:57 PM »
The second cat is more like mine :-)  Little turd.  She's fun, though.
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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #78 on: October 19, 2020, 06:56:59 AM »
My drug dealer struck a gain...might have to start a new thread.
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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #79 on: October 19, 2020, 10:14:15 AM »
My drug dealer struck a gain...might have to start a new thread.
While you're lining up a drug rehab, please do start a new thread.

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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #80 on: October 19, 2020, 10:23:17 AM »
Why not divide this thread among logical lines, e.g. by state (alphabetically or by large region) or by use (bus and trolley, tram, underground, to be identified) or something else again? That way, you can add older threads on US transport tokens also.

Peter
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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #81 on: October 19, 2020, 11:50:18 PM »
I've been think about that.  I think school/student tokens could be their own thread.  Could bust up trolleys/bus and have train/rapid transit on their own.  Just thinking :-)  OBTW, New bag is pretty much a bust...mostly newish carnival stuff.  A couple interesting ones.
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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #82 on: October 20, 2020, 10:16:38 AM »
   OBTW, New bag is pretty much a bust...mostly newish carnival stuff.  A couple interesting ones.
By carnival stuff do you mean Mardi Gras tokens?

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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #83 on: October 21, 2020, 10:48:33 PM »
I wish!  No, only modern stuff.  Some batches are interesting, some not so much.
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Re: Not so small collection
« Reply #84 on: October 22, 2020, 02:01:07 AM »
Drug dealer felt bad about the last batch so I have a new bag :-)  This might take a few.  I'll start a new thread.
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