Pierceton, Indiana

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Pierceton, Indiana

These Civil War Store Cards from Pierceton, Indiana are ascribed to the shop of W.K. Lanphear (IN760A) and Alexander Gleason (IN760B.) Here you get an excellent comparison of the styles used by each. Lanphear makes use of symbols and clear text. Gleason is a bit more on the primitive side.

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Obverse Die – IN 760A

IN760A

Text on token:
  • Murray & Bro / Dry Goods / & / Groceries, / Pierceton, / Ind.
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $50-$75
  • MS-63 : $200-$300
Die Reverse: (New) F-1088
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R6
Obverse Die – IN 760B

Pierceton, Indiana

Text on token:
  • Reed & Spayde / Dealers In / Dry Goods / & / Groceries / Peirceton…Ind.
    (Note misspelled Pierceton)
Valuation:
  • VF-EF : $200-$300
  • MS-63 : $600-$900
Die Reverse: (New) F-1183
DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR DIE MAT RAR
 1 a R5

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