History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Clock with Hour Hand Above X & Curved Establishment Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Clock with Hour Hand Above X and Curved Establishment Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Smith’s Clock Establishment
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-314.
The obverse text reads “Time is Money” and the reverse text reads “Smiths Clock Establishment No 7 1/2 Bowery New York 1837.” The obverse of the token is one large clock with the hands pointing towards a time, and the reverse has 7 lines of text.
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