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    1879 12 1/2 Cent T.H. Hobron Token
    Choice AU, Rare Medcalf 2TE-8 Variant

    1879 12.5C T. Hobron, Kahului-Wailuku 12 1/2 Cent Railroad Token, Thin 6/2 Stars, AU55 PCGS. M. 2TE-8 Variant. A rare die marriage. Similar to the Medcalf 2TE-8 variety, but both dies differ. For example, the T is repunched above its right base, as is the first H. The reverse stars have long, slender branches. The lower loop of the 8 is slightly open. An evenly struck and unblemished walnut-brown example. Listed on page 414 of the 2015 Guide Book.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 9/2011), lot 3929.


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