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    Uncirculated 1879 Kahului & Wailuku
    Railroad 12 1/2 Cent Token

    1879 Hawaii Kahului & Wailuku Railroad 12 1/2 Cent Token MS61 Brown NGC. Medcalf-Russell 2TE-8. These copper tokens were produced by Captain Thomas H. Hobron and could be redeemed at his general store in Kahului, Maui. Hobron's railroad line carried sugar cane from regional mills to the port of Kahului for export. This chocolate-brown example is sharply struck in the centers and has softer peripheral definition. Free from the marks and corrosion that usually accompanies this usual. As nice as they come, and listed on page 391 of the 2009 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBN, PCGS# 600515)

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