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    1863 Baker & Brown, Hudson, MI, F-480A-1a, R.9, MS63 Red and Brown NGC. Hudson was located 90 miles from Detroit, and 193 miles from Chicago, situated on the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana railroad, in Lenawee county. The town was settled in 1834 and had a population of 1,800 in 1863. Two varieties of Baker and Brown tokens are listed, with a combined population of only 15 to 20 pieces in all grades. This example is likely the finest of only three or four known of the variety. Considerable light orange luster remains with chestnut brown toning.
    Purchased from James Kelly (12/20/1941) for 50 cents. Said to be from the Virgil Brand Collection.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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