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    1864 W.W. Whitlark, Detroit, MI, F-225CM-4d, R.9, MS64 NGC. William W. Whitlark's Store Card states he is with Grover & Baker S. M. Co. (Sewing Machine Company), located in the Fisher's Block, Detroit. The 1863 Detroit city directory has him as an agent for the Grover & Baker Sewing Machine. The only listing this cataloger found for Grover & Baker is in the 1861 city directory, "Grover & Baker's sewing machine agency, Fisher building, Campus Martius." This appears to be the same location Whitlark provided for his Store Card. This specimen is another extremely rare 1864 dated Store Card and is stuck on a copper-nickel planchet with light gold toning on its lustrous tan surfaces.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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