Extremely rare Robertson's Hatter Carlisle (Cumberland) brass advertising check circa 1860s. Obverse: Legend on six lines, the top and bottom two curved: "ROBERTSON HAT & CAP MANUFACTURER CORNER OF DEVONSHIRE ST CARLISLE". Reverse: Legend on three curved lines with 10/6 hat in centre: "ROBERTSON'S HALF GUINEA HAT". Milled edge. Listed in Withers' "The Token Book 2" as "RRR - EXTREMELY RARE". Ex-R. Ward Collection, bought from Todd July 2007. Lovely collectable condition, see photograph.
Withers No: 1320, Bell No: 1320. Diameter 23.9mm. (↑↑) EF. £225.00
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