PROMOLI & HAUSBURG, 'Watchmakers...' Liverpool


£ 20.00

19th century copper token.

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Issued by Promoli & Hausburg, 24 Church St, Old Post Office Buildings, Liverpool, 'Jewellers, Watchmakers, Manufacturers of Desks, Dressing cases, Lamps, Chandeliers, &c.' 22.5 mm diameter.

NB: Tokens were initially created in times of shortage of official low value coinage but were also used by firms to promote themselves and their wares.

All such tokens issued by clock and watch makers are rare. In good original condition, probably at least VF (very fine).