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Hudson Bay Company Eastern Arctic Token Set of 5

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - Canada Start Price:600.00 CAD Estimated At:600.00 - 800.00 CAD
Hudson Bay Company Eastern Arctic Token Set of 5
SOLD
600.00CAD+ (120.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Jul 21 @ 20:25UTC-4 : AST/EDT


Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out following the RCNA Convention. Visit gbellauctions.com to view a digital copy of the catalogue for this sale.
Hudson Bay Company Eastern Arctic Token Set of 5 - Al, 19-mm to 40-mm uniface tokens issued by the oldest department store still in business today, opened for business in 1670. The tokens in this lot were in use in the Eastern Canadian Arctic from the middle '40s through the early part of the '60s. The denominations are 5, 10, 25, 50, and 1.00, and all have the letters HBC (Hudson Bay Company) and the denomination incused. The tokens are listed in the standard reference catalog, Medals, Tokens, and Paper Money of the Hudson's Bay Company by Larry Gingras. The catalog numbers are 285, 285a, 285b, 285c, 285d and 285e. Accompanied by a little article in frame.