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    1860 Hawaii Waterhouse Token VF25 PCGS. John T. Waterhouse was the owner of two stores in Honolulu. According to the Medcalf-Russell reference, "the Waterhouse firm, established in 1851, issued the earliest known Hawaiian token, circa 1855-1860." The token was made in soft white metal, "susceptible to damage," and high grade survivors are extremely rare. The present midgrade piece has deep gray color and even wear. The central obverse has several moderate marks. Listed on page 324 of the 2005 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBZ, PCGS# 10997)

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    February, 2005
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