The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £130

Estimate: £120 - £150

BRITISH TOKENS, STAFFORDSHIRE, Bilston, Alexander Ellis (2 – W 200 [1h], 210), Thomas and Frederick Lewis (2 – W 227, 230); Pratt Bros (W 250); Brierley Hill, John Lay (W 1190), James Wheeler (W 1200), William Wheeler (W 1210); Darlaston, James Huskins (W 1500 [12h]), Thomas Wilkes (W 1510); Great Bridge, Gregory & Co (W 1690); Smethwick, George Lea and Edward Edwards (W 4630); Walsall, Henry Hack (W 4970), Enoch Rowley (W 4980), Edwin Scholey (W 4990); West Bromwich, George Badger (W 5030), Edward Maud (W 5040), William Ward (W 5060a); Willenhall, John Austin (W 5120), Joshua Rushbrooke (W 5132) [20]. Generally about very fine, some better, W 250, 4970 and 5040 rare £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: W 250 bt R. Gladdle August 2012; W 1200 bt H. Simmons June 2012; W 1210 bt P. Morris April 2012; W 1500 G. Berry Collection, DNW Auction T7, 7 October 2009, lot 319 (part) [acquired 1979], bt S.H. Monks May 2011; W 1510 and 5040 bt S.H. Monks March 2012; W 4630 bt J. Whitmore February 2011; W 4970 bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 4980 and 4990 bt S.H. Monks May 2011