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Offline Alex Island

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Barrow island, rare token
« on: October 18, 2020, 04:37:49 PM »
It is claimed to be a token for the island of Barrow. This is the only token for this island that I have been able to find. Interesting opinion of Malcolm ..
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Re: Re: Barrow island
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2020, 04:49:50 PM »
WMC could be Western Mining Corporation (1933-2005). They were at one point in time prospecting around Barrow Island. That leaves an unexplained C, tough.

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Re: Re: Barrow island
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2020, 01:08:25 AM »
It is from Barrow Island Working Mens Club in Abbey Road ...for a drink.

Barrow Island is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Originally separate from the British mainland, land reclamation in the 1860s saw the northern fringes of the island connect to Central Barrow. Wikipedia
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Re: Barrow island
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2020, 07:16:56 AM »
It is from Barrow Island Working Mens Club in Abbey Road

So this token is from Barrow Island in England and not in Australia ..  :) Ok

However, I am looking for tokens for Barrow Island which is in Australia. Do you know such tokens?

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I think they may exist. I managed to find several collectibles about this island in Australia, they are resembles buckle medallions..  8)
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Re: Re: Barrow island
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2020, 08:25:13 AM »
Much better explanation. So B.I.C. would be Barrow Island, Cumbria.

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It is from Barrow Island Working Mens Club in Abbey Road ...for a drink.

Barrow Island is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Originally separate from the British mainland, land reclamation in the 1860s saw the northern fringes of the island connect to Central Barrow. Wikipedia
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