Falkner Brothers' Manchester Draper & Carpeters Farthing

Falkner Brother's Manchester (Lancashire) farthing token, undated. Obverse: Legend on two lines in centre and around periphery: “FALKNER BROTHERS * GENERAL DRAPERS". Reverse: A corded bale of material in centre with legend: "STEVENSON SQUARE MANCHESTER ". Plain edge. The Falkner Brothers advertised themselves as dealers in carpets, moreens, oilcloths, clothiers, silk mercers and shawlmen, as well as other similar items. Nice collectable condition, see photograph.

Bell No: 3270. Diameter 23.8mm. (↑) VF+. £16.00

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