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Inverted anchor cross. A cross with slightly widened ends, with two anchor flukes coming out of the top and curving left and right, also with slightly widened ends.

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  • One Pint, Upper Hutt New Zealand

    One Pint, Upper Hutt New Zealand

    A token for a pint of milk from a country which relies on dairies. This is my entry for Day 14, “N” of the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge!N = New Zealand. (View of a farm from the NZ Pocket Guide website on seasonal work in New Zealand) New Zealand is a nation founded on farming,…

  • D Napier & Son check

    D Napier & Son check

    A check from an interesting early auto maker Acton Vale is a district in London’s west. Described as “Motor town” in the 1920s, it had one of the largest concentrations of industry south of Birmingham. In 1932, 5,400 people, or 80% of the workers in the district, were employed in the motor industry. One of…

  • Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad check, USA

    Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad check, USA

    From Wikipedia, the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company existed from 1852 – 1952. It was also known as TCI, and the Tennessee Company. TCI was a major American steel manufacturer with interests in coal and iron ore mining and railroad operations. This is a tool check, from T.C.I. Coke. A tool check is a…