British Tokens from the Collection of Dr Ronald Ward

Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £80

Estimate: £100 - £150

Colliery and Tool checks: LANCASHIRE, Blackburn, Yates & Thom, brass, 26mm, Rochdale, Jno. & Wm. McNaught, brass (2), both 33mm; NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, Nottingham, W.A. Bradley & Co (2), brass, stamped s & co ltd 162, anodized aluminium, stamped s & co ltd 475, both 32mm; STAFFORDSHIRE, Burton-upon-Trent, Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton, brass, 34mm; YORKSHIRE, Leeds, Kitson & Co Ltd, brass by H. Pasley, Sheffield, 33mm; WALES, N.C.B. Blaenant (1), N.C.B. Blaenant New Drift (12), N.C.B. Cefn Coed (9), N.C.B. Coegnant (7), N.C.B. St John’s (1); IRELAND, Belfast, James Mackie & Son Ltd, brass, 30mm; others (2); railway checks (8), including L.M. & S.R. Saltley, Lawley Street (Birmingham), Lostock Hall (Preston), Wrea Green (Fylde), etc [48]. Varied state