History, Information, and Value of Newark, NJ, Double Sided Text Hard Times Token
Value of Newark, New Jersey, Double Sided Text Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – E. & I. Bragaw Hat Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-207.
The obverse text reads “E.I. Bragan. Hat Manufacturers. Newark N.J. and Mobile Alabama, W&B N.Y.” and the reverse text reads “Hats & Caps of Every Description, Wholesale and Retail.” The obverse of the token has text, and the reverse shows text with a small flower in the bottom, center.
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