Rare London & Newcastle Tea Company Gateshead ½lb Check

Rare London & Newcastle Tea Company Gateshead (Co. Durham) bronze tea check dated 1876. Obverse: Legend on three lines in centre and around periphery: "100 HIGH ST. GATESHEAD 1876 * THROUGHOUT NORTH OF ENGLAND & SCOTLAND". Reverse: Legend on four lines in centre and around periphery: "THE LONDON & NEWCASTLE TEA COMPANY'S * ½lb CHECK NOT TRANSFERABLE J. A. Game". Straight milled edge. Listed in Andison as "R-RARE". Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Andison Gateshead No: 4363. Diameter 25mm. (↑↑) VF+. £20.00

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