A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO TRADE TOKENS OF ADAMS COUNTY

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This work catalogs each known token from the once thriving towns of Adams County. Included are tokens from Ritzville, Lind, Washtucna, Othello and the smaller towns such as Paha, Cunningham, Hatton, Benge and Ralston There was even a token from the diminutive burg of  Marcellus.  Readers will find a brief history of each town and interesting historic photographs.  Quantities are limited.

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This work catalogs each known token from the once thriving towns of Adams County. Included are tokens from Ritzville, Lind, Washtucna, Othello and the smaller towns such as Paha, Cunningham, Hatton, Benge and Ralston There was even a token from the diminutive burg of  Marcellus.  Readers will find a brief history of each town and interesting historic photographs. The tokens are listed alphabetically and include brief histories of the companies represented and in many cases actual photographs of both the obverse and reverse side of the tokens. Early ads and photographs accompany many of the tokens. Occasionally these tokens can be found at estate sales, in the bottom of an old cigar box at your grandparents, or at an antique store. While these tokens can still be found at estate  sales it is, perhaps, more common for them to be found with a metal detector.

There are also photographs of some very unique items that were found by the author using his Whites metal detector.

This work will provide interesting and historical information on:

  • Benge, Washington
  • Cunningham, Washington
  • Hatton, Washington
  • Lind, Washington
  • Marcellus, Washington
  • Othello, Washington
  • Paha, Washington
  • Ralston, Washington
  • Ritzville, Washington
  • Washtucna, Washington
  • Metal detecting
  • Metal detecting stories

The book contains 102 pages, listings of over 150 tokens, an index and includes a bibliography.

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Hardcover, Softcover