The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £400

Estimate: £240 - £300

BRITISH TOKENS, LANCASHIRE, Manchester, John Chorlton (3 – W 3210, 3212, 3216); Richard Cooper (W 3230); Robert Crampton (W 3240); Falkner Bros (2 – W 3270, 3280); George Grantham (W 3300a); Grasshopper Tea Warehouse (W 3310); Charles Henry (W 3330a); John Humble (W 3360); James Kay (W 3380); Kirk Bros (W 3390); Labrey, Entwisle & Co (W 3410a); William Mitchell & Co (W 3460); John Nuttall (3 – W 3490, 3492, 3496); William Scott & Co (W 3530); William Shaw (2 – W 3550, 3552); Henry Smithson & Co (W 3560); James Stelfox (W 3570); Robert Watson (2 – W 3580, 3590); Wilkinson Bros (W 3600 [6h]); Alfred Wolfenden (W 3620); Micah Woolliscroft (W 3640) [28]. Generally about very fine, some better, W 3380, 3390 and 3580 very rare; a good city group
£240-300

Footnote

Provenance: W 3210a and 3360 bt J. Whitmore February 2011; W 3212 bt J. Whitmore June 2011; W 3240 bt N.A. Clark January 2014; W 3310 A.B. Pardoe Collection, DNW Auction 31, 17 September 1997, lot 459 (part) [from J. Whitmore January 1991]; W 3380 and 3600 bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 3390, 3560 and 3590 bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 3490 G. Berry Collection, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 314 (part) [from J. Whitmore 1983]; W 3492 and 3620 G. Kay Collection, G. Berry Collection, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 314 (part) [from N.A. Clark 1986]; W 3570 and 3580 bt S.H. Monks March 2012; W 3640 bt J. Whitmore August 2011