History, Information, and Value of Buffalo, NY, Anvil & Hammer Hard Times Token
Value of Buffalo, New York, Anvil and Hammer Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – W.A. Thomson Hardware Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-213.
The obverse text reads “W.A. Thomason, Buffalo, No. 9 Webster Buildings” and the reverse text reads “Importer of Cutlery Silver Plate Hardware Iron, Tin, & C.” The obverse of the token shows an anvile with a hammer laying on top, and the reverse shows only text.
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