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    1863 J.O. Ames, Hillsdale, MI, F-450A-2b, R.8- Environmental Damage - NGC Details. AU. Located in Hillsdale county, the town was situated on the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana railroad, 112 miles southwest of Detroit and 177 miles east of Chicago. The town was settled in 1837. Jacob O. Ames was a dealer in books, wall paper, jewelry, and Yankee notions. This rare token has noticeable corrosion on both sides but retains considerable details. Less than 10 of these brass tokens are known.
    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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