USA 1930's - Ceylon MN

H. P. Andrews 10 cent

An USA Ten Cents Merchant Trade token from H. P. Andrews, Grocery & General Store of Ceylon, Martin County, Minnesota. Opened in 1908 and operated till he died in 1943.

SPECIFICATIONS
Value10 cents
AlloyAluminum
Diameter27.1 / 25.4 mm
Thickness1.4 mm
Weight1.64 gms
ShapeOctagon
EdgePlain
DieAxis
hpandrews_ceylon_mn_10c_obverse hpandrews_ceylon_mn_10c_reverse
Uncataloged

Obverse : Image of a bow-tie at center with name H. P. ANDREWS, above along periphery, and town CEYLON,   MINN. below in two lines, all within dot-circle.
Reverse : Large 10 ¢ at center with the legend GOOD FOR on top and IN MERCHANDISE below at bottom along the periphery, all within dot-circle.

Please see the very similer H. P. ANDREWS, 5¢ token for more details.

The 200 dpi images of token are displayed at 250 dpi. Image is from an e-Bay Auction by a Token dealer in Minnesota. in 2003 June, which I unfortunately lost. I won another in 2004 July from the same seller's MailBid Auction.