British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (27 August 2020)

Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £95

Estimate: £80 - £100

Circuses, LAMBETH, Astley’s Amphitheatre, William Batty, uniface brass, wm. batty late astley’s amphitheatre, half pit price stamped in centre, 39mm, 10.62g (W 83, this piece illustrated; Young, Theatres & Circus, p.117, this piece). Somewhat spotted, otherwise fine, very rare £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: Bt June 2004.

William Batty (1801-68), was the proprietor from 1842 to 1853