History, Information, and Value of New Haven, CT, Comb & Flower Hard Times Token
Value of New Haven, Connecticut, Comb and Flower Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – D.W. Davenport Variety Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-101.
The obverse text reads “Davenport, Chapel St., New Haven, Combs, Perfumery, Baskets & Toys” and the reverse text reads “Davenport, General Variety & Fancy Goods, Hemings Genuine Needles.” The obverse of the token has a large image of a comb in the center, and the reverse has text with two small flowers in the center section.
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