Irish Tokens from the Collection of the late Barry Woodside

Date of Auction: 30th September 2021

Sold for £160

Estimate: £40 - £50

Miscellaneous Tokens and Checks, Co ANTRIM, Belfast, B[elfast] C[orporation] T[ransport], Harland & Wolff, aluminium (2), 29 and 28mm (Smith –); Co CORK, Cork, Cork Electric Tramways & Lighting Co Ltd, red celluloid Penny, 22mm (Smith 280AD), Queenstown, Greek Line, rectangular bracteate tin-plate 2 Shillings, 31mm (Smith –); Co LIMERICK, Limerick, Limerick S[team] S[hip] Co Ltd, uniface zinc, stamped 481, 32mm (Smith –) [5]. Last fine, others very fine, all scarce £40-£50


Provenance: First and third bt 2005; second bt 1995; last bt 2014.

Limerick Steam Ship Co Ltd, established 1893, subsumed within Hibernian Transport 1969