Charles Farquharson's Leith Street Edinburgh Advertising Check 1838

Charles Farquharson's Edinburgh (Lothian) brass halfpenny-sized retailer’s advertising check dated 1838. Obverse: Legend on seven lines, the top and bottom curved: “C. H. FARQUHARSON 26 LEITH ST EDINBURGH - JEWELLER & WATCH MAKER”. Reverse: Legend on six lines, the top two and bottom one curved: "TRY FARQUHARSON'S 42/- SILVER WATCH ESTABLISHED 1838". Straight milled edge. Ex-Neil Beaton Collection, comes with his envelope. Rare variety in poor collectable condition, see photograph.

Seaby No: ST 588 (variety of). Diameter 25.3mm. VG. £15.00

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