History, Information, and Value of Troy, NY, Peck Die & Starbuck Hard Times Token
Value of Troy, New York, Peck Die and Starbuck Hard Times Token
This Token Came From – J. & C. Peck Machinists Store
This token typically receives the Hard Times Designation of HT-371.
The obverse text reads “Peck’s Patent Tin Machines. In Complete Setts. Made At Troy N.Y.” and the reverse text reads “Machine Shop Turning & Boring. Screws For Paper, Oil & Cider Mills, & C.” The obverse of the token shows Peck’s Patent Machine in the center with text surrounding, and the reverse has a screw and bolt in the center with text surrounding in vertical and circular lines.
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