Irish Tokens from the Collection of the late Barry Woodside

Date of Auction: 4th May 2021

Sold for £65

Estimate: £40 - £50

Miscellaneous Tokens and Checks, Co ANTRIM, Portrush, Portrush Café, Morelli’s, a coloured plastic half-set of 14 uniface, by Ulster Plastics; other plastic issues (3), all 1980 Mixed Hockey, 1 Pint (2), 1 Short [17]. Extremely fine; only 4 sets of the uniface pieces believed extant £40-£50

Footnote

Provenance: Half-set bt B. Seawright 1989.

The stamped pieces are found on both die varieties. They were issued by a café in Portrush in the 1970s and were fully described in NSI Occasional Papers, no.33