The Collection of Unofficial Farthings formed by David Pryke

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Date of Auction: 14th June 2017

Sold for £200

Estimate: £200 - £300

BRITISH TOKENS, YORKSHIRE, Bradford, Benjamin Bain (W 1140 [2h]); Elland, James Dyson & Co (W 1592); Huddersfield, Ezra Sykes and Otho Abbott (W 1825); Hull, Crouch & Snowden (W 1826); Leeds, James Hollins (W 1920), Henry Jarvis (W 1930), Thomas Willey (W 1935), Royal Casino Concert Hall (W 1940); Sheffield, John Bellamy (W 4560a), William Crowther (W 4572, unillustrated), Charles Eyre (W 4590); Skipton, Harrogate and Bradford, Fattorini & Sons (W 4620); York, Prof. Jackson (W 5280) [13]. W 4572 and 5280 fine, both extremely rare, others about very fine and better, W 1140, 1825, 1826, 1920, 1930 and 4590 all very rare £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: W 1140 bt J. Whitmore April 2012; W 1592 bt J. Whitmore August 2011; W 1826 and 5280 bt N.A. Clark April 2014; W 1920 and 1940 A.B. Pardoe Collection, DNW Auction 31, 17 September 1997, lot 487 (part) [1920 from A. Judd September 1992, 1940 from J. Whitmore January 1991], W.J. Noble Collection, Part II, Noble Numismatics Pty Auction 61B (Melbourne), 3-4 August 1999, lot 206 (part), bt N.A. Clark May 2012; W 1935 bt J. Whitmore March 2014; W 4572 bt S.H. Monks March 2012