Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Lee Hedges & Co. Colpetty Mills 4½ Pence Token 1867

 

Lee Hedges & Co's., Colpetty Mills (Konupitiya) Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) brass token dated 1867. Obverse: A tea bush in centre with legend: “LEE, HEDGES & Co. * 1867 *”. Reverse: Legend on two lines: “COLPETTY MILLS”. This had a value of 4½ pence. The Company employed around 600 staff at Colpetty Mills which produced coffee and oil. Good collectable condition, see photograph.

Pridmore Ceylon No: 61. Diameter 27mm. (↑↑) VF. £80.00

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