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Quote from: Figleaf on September 16, 2012, 12:02:56 AMCo-op token. My guess is fourties, maybe older. Generally, the co-op tokens are for milk, bread or dividend. Those for milk and bread could be given to the poor, who were supposed to spend it on beer if you'd give them real money (like Andy Capp!). The co-ops were a socialist idea, hence the care for the poor.Peter
Quote from: malj1 on September 18, 2012, 12:17:53 AMAnd I remember Central London [actually Peckham where I spent several summer school holidays with an aunt] as a much different place in the 1950's too, quite safe to leave the tokens out with the bottles then.
Quote from: andyg on September 18, 2012, 12:23:35 AM Why pinch the tokens when you could wait and pinch the milk....