Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection

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Date of Auction: 27th August 2020

Sold for £90

Estimate: £90 - £120

Clubs and Societies, Society of Bucks, 1796, copper, unsigned [by W. Lutwyche], stag, rev. plough, edge grained, 7.73g/12h (W 1782; D & W 152/394; DH Middlesex 1041e); Lutwyche’s mule Halfpenny, 1797, copper, stag, rev. Britannia, edge payable in london, 10.80g/6h (W 1783; D & W 152/395; DH 1042a); silver, unsigned [by J. Westwood], stag, rev. plough, edge plain, 28mm, 7.39g/12h (W 1781; D & W 152/396; DH 1043) [3]. Varied state, last rare £90-£120


Provenance: W 1781 bt S.H. Monks March 2016; W 1782 R.S. Brown Jr Collection, Part II, DNW Auction T8, 6 October 2010, lot 543 (part) [from R. Grellman March 1982], bt D. Stuart February 2014; W 1783 bt M.C.S. Rasmussen April 2016.

The Society of Bucks, a quasi-masonic convivial club, comprised 11 united lodges in London. Their principal places of meeting were the Castle Inn, Moorgate, the Pewter Platter in Hatton Garden and the Horn Tavern, Doctor’s Commons