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    Uncirculated 1879 Hawaiian Railroad Token

    1879 Thomas Hobron Kahului & Wailuku Railroad 12 1/2 Cents Token MS62 NGC. Medcalf 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 the profitable sugar cane industry's product from the area's mill to the port of Kahului for export. This smooth chocolate-brown token is well struck in the centers and has broad, softly defined borders, characteristic of the issue. Listed on page 376 of the 2006 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2UBN, PCGS# 600515)

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2006
    2nd-3rd Thursday-Friday
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