Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Fort Wayne, Indiana

These Civil War Store Cards from Fort Wayne, Indiana are ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear. Lanphear was the second most prolific issuer of Civil War tokens in Cincinnati. His work is remarkable for the variety of motifs used as reverse dies on store cards.

Valuations are based on raw copper tokens. For more detailed pricing, see:
Pricing Civil War Tokens

Obverse Die – IN 290A

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • C. Anderson / Dealer / In / Groceries / & / Provisions / Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1228
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4
Obverse Die – IN 290B

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • Anderson & Evans / Grocers / Ft. Wayne / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $40-$60
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1226
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5
Obverse Die – IN 290C

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • Phoenix Grocery / T.K. Brackenridge / Groceries / & / Provisions / Ft. Wayne / ∗Ind.∗
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1222
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 d R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1226
 2 a R4
Obverse Die – IN 290D

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • A.D. Brandiff & Co. / Hardware / & / Stoves / Ft. Wayne / ∗Ind.∗
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $75-$125
  • MS-63 : $300-$450
Die Reverse: (New) F-1299
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R6  1  d R9
Obverse Die – IN 290E

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • W.H. Brooks Jr. / Wholesale / Dealer In / Wall & / Window Paper, / Ft. Wayne, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1089
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1171
 2 a R7
Die Reverse: (New) F-1226
 3 a R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1229
 4 a R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1323
 5 a R6 5  d  R9
Die Reverse: (New) F-1350
 6 a R6
Die Reverse: (New) F-1350 (Note: ‘&’ replaced with ‘And’)
 7 a R7
Obverse Die – IN 290F

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • I. Lauferty / 91 / Columbia / St / Ft. Wayne, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $30-$45
  • MS-63 : $150-$225
Die Reverse: (New) F-1337
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5
Obverse Die – IN 290G

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • P. Pierr / Dry Goods / & / Groceries / Ft. Wayne, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $250-$375
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5
Obverse Die – IN 290H

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Text on token:
  • C. Schoerpf & Co. / Wholesale / Druggists / Ft. Wayne, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $60-$90
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1316
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R4

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