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  • General Store Tokens

    General Store Tokens For Sale

    J.E.Graves General Merchandise & Produce GF 1 Cent / Murphy, North Carolina NC

    $4.99 (1 Bid)
    End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 20:01:53 PDT
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    BLUE HILL NE NEBRASKA ~ W. W. HIGGINS ~ GF 5c TOKEN ~~~ 1902 GENERAL STORE

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    A.T. JOHNSON GENERAL MDSE. GOTHENBURG NEBRASKA GOOD FOR 25C IN MERCHANDISE TOKEN

    $15.00
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    C. F. Knoll General Store
    C.F. Knoll General Store
    Bunkie, LA

    In the south central part of the state, tokens were used as a means of credit or barter.

    The small town General Store or Grocery Store owners would contract with local farmers to supply produce, eggs, meat, etc. which the merchant would purchase with cash but pay a premium if the farmer would accept tokens.

    Another common practice was for the merchant to advance the farmer tokens on promise of the coming harvest. This method also had the advantage of simplifying bookkeeping since rather than having to itemize each purchase, the cashier would simply give out set amounts (e.g. $10) in tokens and accept them as cash when the customer needed provisions.

    Some stores here in Louisiana continued using tokens in this manner into the 1960s.

    Other businesses such as Drug Stores, tailors, auto dealers, and furniture stores issued tokens as premiums much like coupons today. These typically were good for a drink at the soda fountain, $2.00 on a suit, or $1.00 off a purchase of $20 or more although several other scenarios were utilized by enterprising merchants. To entice customers to visit the store, these were distributed in many ways such as handing them out with other purchases, on the street, at fairs, or at ball games. Harry Hyman, a New Orleans tailor, would throw his tokens into Mardi Gras crowds in the 1920s, perhaps inspiring the now-popular doubloons. Many New Orleans area businesses continue this tradition.

    New Orleans, LA Grocery Store Token W. Thibodeaux Grocery Store Lake Arthur, LA Raymond Walker Jefferson Store St. James, LA Good For $1.00 In Merchandise

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    Baton Rouge Louisiana LA - The Brunswick Club - gf 5 iM

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    End Date: Thursday Jul-27-2017 13:38:46 PDT
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    Louisiana, Gheens - Gheens & Bro 50 Token

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    Lions Louisiana Trade Token

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    End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 13:09:06 PDT
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    ZENORIA LOUISIANA Bi Metalic Lumber Scrip Token $1.00 Zenoria Lumber Company

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    End Date: Sunday Jul-30-2017 20:21:28 PDT
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    Stroud McDade Co. Belcher Louisiana GF $1.00 IT Type 2 - Circulat

    $10.00
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    4 Stroud McDade Co. Belcher Louisiana 25ΒΆ, 50ΒΆ and 2 Different $1.00 Circulated

    $40.00
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    US Military Trade Token (Louisiana) FORT POLK NCO OPEN MESS 25ΒΆ IT 28mm ME2541

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    RAYNE LA LOUISIANA - WADDY ARCENEAUX STORE TOKEN GF 10 IM 1920's GENERAL STORE

    $26.99
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    New Orleans Louisiana LA - 6 Different Modern Good For Tokens

    $10.00
    End Date: Thursday Jul-27-2017 14:00:20 PDT
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    PLAIN DEALING LOUISIANA LA Lumber Token Good For $1.00 IM G M JOHNSON Lumber

    $29.95
    End Date: Tuesday Aug-22-2017 18:00:15 PDT
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    Misc. Tokens

    Misc Louisiana Trade Tokens For Sale

    LOT of 5 ALUMINUM LOUISIANA TOKENS MEDALS

    $6.98
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    Louisiana Purchase Exposition Official Souvenir token

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    End Date: Friday Aug-4-2017 9:32:14 PDT
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    Baton Rouge Savings & Loan Association Parking Token Baton Rouge Louisiana

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    End Date: Friday Aug-18-2017 17:22:23 PDT
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    PUBLIC WELFARE TAX LOUISIANA TOKEN

    $12.00
    End Date: Wednesday Aug-23-2017 9:23:40 PDT
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    Airline Skate Center Arcade Token Metairie, Louisiana

    $2.50
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    PREOWNED BRASS ALLOY LOUISIANA, STATE #18, QUARTER SIZED TOKEN.(020517).

    $3.00
    End Date: Monday Jul-31-2017 9:57:10 PDT
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    Vintage 1967 STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA TOURIST Coins Tokens

    $6.00
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    States of the Union Louisiana Baton Rouge Trade Token Shell's Coin Game

    $11.00
    End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 14:55:25 PDT
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    COIN TOKEN HAPPY 250TH BIRTHDAY NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA 1968 MARDI GRAS 10+ CLUB

    $9.99
    End Date: Wednesday Aug-23-2017 18:10:34 PDT
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    Large Brass 1904 Louisiana Purchase Expo Commemorative 34mm Token Medal M977

    $79.95
    End Date: Sunday Aug-20-2017 15:58:00 PDT
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