The Preston-Morley Buckinghamshire Collection: Tokens

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Date of Auction: 28th November 2001

Sold for £140

Estimate: £90 - £120

17th Century, Amersham, Elizabeth Rutt, Halfpenny, 1668, shuttle, 1.47g/3h (Berry & Morley 5; BW. 4); William Statham, Farthing, 1653, 1.07g/6h (Berry & Morley 6; SCBI Norweb 280, this piece; BW. 5) [2]. First fine, second very fine, both scarce (£90-120)

Footnote

Provenance:
B & M 5 Sotheby Auction, 3 October 1991, lot 449 (part);
bt S. Monks October 1991.

*B & M 6 R A Nott Collection [bt by Spink];
Mrs Emery May Norweb Collection;
SNC September 1987 (5369);
Mrs Dora Harris Collection;
bt R Sharman November 1995.

Elizabeth Rutt (†1702), weaver; widow of William Rutt (†1663).
William Statham (†1686), lace buyer