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    American Railway Supply Co. Columbian World's Fair Tokens

    Three 1892 Columbian World's Fair Miniature Medals. Rulau-NYK-4, B4, C4, unlisted in Eglit. Silver/nickel/bronze,13 mm. Three miniature medals, all Gem Uncirculated, produced by the American Railway Supply Co. N.Y. for the Columbian World's Fair in 1892. The Rulau catalog says of the silver piece, "This very rare piece brought $115 in the massive William Hale Co. Columbiana sale on Oct. 1989 by Kirtly, where it was published for the first time. American Railway Supply Co. was active during 1890-1914 in supplying tokens, tags, badges, etc. to Yucatan plantation owners, Panama Canal contractors and other Latin American entrepreneurs."

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2008
    14th Thursday
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