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Willimantic, Connecticut

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Willimantic, Connecticut

This Civil War Store Card of Willimantic, Connecticut is ascribed to the shop of an unidentified Rhode Island die sinker.  This token is the only issue known for this city.  There are only two known examples.

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Obverse Die – CT 600A

Willimantic, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • Dr. O. G. Ketteridge / Willmantic / C.T. / 1864 / Main St.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $20,000 – $25,000
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-134 or (New) F-1147
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R9
Obverse Die – CT 600B

Willimantic, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • Arch Saloon / No. 10 / O. Rudd
Valuation:
  • Speculative
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-134 or (New) F-1147
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  b R9

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Waterbury, Connecticut

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Waterbury, Connecticut

While still under investigation, these Civil War Store Cards of Waterbury, Connecticut are ascribed to the Waterbury Button Company.

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Obverse Die – CT 560A

Obverse:

Waterbury, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • New York Store / South Main St. (circles) Waterbury / Conn.
Reverse:

(1)Waterbury, Connecticut

 Text on token:
  • Redeemable / In Sums Of 5 Cts. / Or More. / Postage Currency

(2)Waterbury, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • Millinery / And / Fancy Goods / 1863
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $125-$175
Die Reverse: (See Reverse 1)
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4
Die Reverse: (See Reverse 2)
 2  a R4  2  b R6

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Norwich, Connecticut

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Norwich, Connecticut

These Civil War Store Cards of Norwich, Connecticut are ascribed to the shop of Louis Roloff. Working out of New York City, Roloff  signed a number of his dies. There is speculation that he had a working arrangement with Emil Sigel. These tokens are the only issues known for this city. While CT345B is listed as a separate variety, it may be up for removal after further investigation.

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Obverse Die – CT 345A

Norwich, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • Weller’s / News / Depot / Norwich
  • CT 345A-1 shown
  • CT 345A-2 is missing the right star
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $90-$135
Die Reverse: (New) F-1266
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R3  1  b  R8
Die Reverse: (New) F-1266
 2  a R8

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

These Civil War Store Cards of Bridgeport, Connecticut are ascribed to Scovill Manufacturing Company. These tokens are known for having a brassy appearance. And, some of these may have been produced by the Waterbury Button Company. Details are a bit sketchy.

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Obverse Die – CT 35A

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • E.W. Atwood / Dealer / In / Books / Newspapers / &c
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $25-$40
  • MS-63 : $50-$75
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-10 or (New) F-1002
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R3  1  b  R9
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-233 or (New) F-1237
 2  a R3  2  b  R8  2  c  R9
Obverse Die – CT 35B

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Text on token:
  • A.W. Wallace’s / Variety Bakery / Bridgeport. CT.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $25-$40
  • MS-63 : $50-$75
Die Reverse: (Pat) F-163 or (New) F-1201
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1  a R3  1 b  R8

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