West Country 17th Century Tokens from the Collection of David Sadler

Date of Auction: 7th October 2009

Sold for £190

Estimate: £50 - £70

Dorset, Bridport, Thomas Bagg, Farthing, 1.13g/9h (H 44.4, same dies; N –; BW. 32); William Bull, Farthing, 1.38g/12h (H 44.7, this piece; N 870; BW. 34); Thomas Dassell, Farthing, 1669, 0.70g/12h (N 872, this piece; BW. 39); Danyell Taylor, Farthing, 1666, 1.00g/12h (N 875; BW. 43) [4]. Second very fine, others generally fine but first pierced
£50-70

Footnote

Provenance: BW. 32 bt C. Belton January 1989; *BW. 34 Sir John Hanham Collection, Spink Auction 19, 3 March 1982, lot 44 (part), bt Spink; BW. 39 R.A. Nott Collection, Mrs R. Henry Norweb Collection, SNC May 1988 (3079); BW. 43 bt A. Cherry.

Thomas Bagg, Quaker; Thomas Dassell (†October 1697), innholder, The Bull; Daniel Taylor (†May 1714), son-in-law of the token issuer Richard Bagg, Quaker, owned a number of properties in Bridport, including the Bull Inn