World Tokens, the Property of a North Country Collector

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2019

Sold for £40

Estimate: £30 - £40

Bahamas, NASSAU, Paradise Island Bridge Co, First issue, toll tokens (4), legend around B (for employees), valued at 25 Cents, brass, 25mm; legend around C (for commercial vehicles), valued at 50 Cents, cupro-nickel, 27mm; legend around D (for residents of Paradise Island), valued at 50 Cents, copper, 28mm; legend around palm-tree set in blue enamel (for Public/Tourist use), valued at 2 Dollars, cupro-nickel, 29mm (Lyall 41-4) [4]. About very fine £30-£40


Provenance: Bt 1977.

The Paradise Island Bridge Co owns the toll bridge between Nassau and Paradise Island. These pre-purchase tokens, first introduced in 1967, cover a round trip