British Tokens, Tickets and Passes

British Tokens, Tickets and Passes (8 November 2017) Catalogue Cover

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John Roberts-Lewis

John Roberts-Lewis

John Roberts-Lewis was born in 1936. He spent his childhood in Wales with his mother who ran a café in Abergavenny.He joined the army at age 18 and did his national service for nearly two years, but despite passing the entrance exams for Sandhurst he decided an army career was not for him. He...
Quentin Archer

Quentin Archer

I was born in the City of London, well within the sound of the bells of St Mary-le-Bow on Cheapside. I have spent almost my entire working life in the City. London is a special place for me, and for many years I have been fascinated by its history and its continual change.Like many young boys of my...
Harrington Emerson Manville

Harrington Emerson Manville

Harrington Manville, known as Harry to his many friends in numismatics on both sides of the Atlantic, was born in New York on 6 September 1929, the son of Arthur J. Manville, proprietor of a book and curio shop. Educated at Mount Hermon in Gill, Massachusetts, and at Amherst College from which he gr...