History, Information, and Value of New York, NY, Comb & Scissors Hard Times Token
Value of New York, New York, Comb and Scissors Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – Phalon’s Hair Cutting Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-304.
The obverse text reads “No 35 Bowery New York 1837” and the reverse text reads “Phalons New & Splendid Style of Hair Cutting.” The obverse of the token shows text along with a comb, and the reverse has text and two branches.
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