History, Information, and Value of the 1880 City of New York Airship New York Post-War Tokens
Value of the 1880 City of New York Airship New York Post-War Tokens
This Token Came From – New York, New York
The obverse text on the token reads “Great Air Ship City of New York.” The reverse text on this token reads “Diameter, 130 Feet. Height, 200 Feet. Weight With Outfit 3 1/2 Tons. Lifting Power, 22 Tons. Capacity of Gas Envelope, 365,000 Cubic Feet.” The obverse depicts a hot air balloon in the center with text written on it and around it. The reverse of the token shows the specification text of the lifting capacity of the air ship.
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