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    Holabird Saloon Token Catalog
    Titled - Collecting Guide to the Pioneer Minor Coinage of
    American Saloons.
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    J. W. Armshaw Sunny South Saloon New Orleans, LA
    J. W. Armshaw
    Sunny South Saloon
    New Orleans, LA

    Marble Hall Saloon - J.T. Carlin New Orleans, LA

    Marble Hall Saloon - J.T. Carlin New Orleans, LA
    Carrollton Hotel E. Chaix
    New Orleans, LA
    Saloon Token
    Good For 5 Drink

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    Bars and Saloons used tokens to allow customers to accept free drinks without having to drink them at that time. Also the tokens would often be used when drinks were two for twenty-five cents; the patron would pay his quarter and receive a drink and a token.

    Another usage popular in bars was on domino and card tables. Players would "rent" the table for a time, receiving tokens in exchange for the amount paid. Losers would pay the winner with a token, which supposedly was good only for merchandise in a disguised attempt to circumvent gaming laws, but would often be redeemed for cash by the bartender.

    Red Stag Saloon New Orleans, LA
    Red Stag Saloon
    New Orleans, LA
    Saloon Token Good For 12 1/2 At The Bar
    Saloon Token
    Good For 12 1/2 At The Bar
    Marble Hall Saloon - J.T. Carlin New Orleans, LA
    Marble Hall Saloon - J.T. Carlin
    New Orleans, LA
    Deposit 5 On Bottle Bottle Deposit Token
    Tokens were used as deposit checks primarily by Grocery and Restaurants in much the same manner as the bottle deposit checks used by dairies.

    When a customer bought a drink, he also paid a deposit (usually five cents) and received a token. When the empty bottle was returned with the token, the patron would be refunded his nickel. This would prevent people from bringing in a large number of bottles.

    quarti or quartee Good For 2 1/2 cents In Trade
    Quarti
    Good For 2 1/2 Cents
    A type of token used primarily in the New Orleans area was a 2 denomination known locally as a "quarti," also spelled "quartee." This name likely comes from the fact that the value was one-tenth of a quarter.

    These were used in many types of businesses such as restaurants where the product such as poor boys and plates of red-beans-and-rice were priced at two for five cents. Unfortunately, most of these quarti bear only the initials of the issuer, making a definite attribution difficult if not impossible.

    Saloon Tokens For Sale

    Saloon Tokens For Sale

    The Hog Ranch Fort Laramie Wyoming Saloon Brothel Token Cat House

    $7.50
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    Mahogany Hall New Orleans Madame Bulldog Saloon Brothel Token Cat House

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    Red Dog Saloon Virginia City Any Way All Day Brothel Token Cat House

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    Stella's Saloon Virginia City Nev brass brothel cat whore house token #T4

    $9.85
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    Swede's Saloon Yuma Ariz brass brothel cat whore house token #T3

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    Fat Ann's Saloon Carson City Nev brass brothel cat whore house token #T2

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    Red Dog Saloon Virginia City whore cat house whisky brass brothel token

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    RARE UNLISTED JOHN KOERNER 5c SALOON TOKEN MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN WI

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    EARLY GERMAN SILVER KERR HOUSE BAR 5c SALOON TOKEN PICTORIAL EAGLE MARION OHIO

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    VERY EARLY INCUSE WOODBINE 2½ CENT SALOON TOKEN ST. LOUIS MISSOURI MO

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    Saloon Tokens For Sale

    BOUSE ARIZ. AZ ARIZONA ~ PEOPLE'S SALOON ~ NEUMANN BROS. GF 12 1/2 c TOKEN 1909

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    BRUNSWICK BALKE COLLENDER BILLIARDS ~ OPERA HOUSE SALOON GF 5 MAVERICK TOKEN

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    RARE KELLY BROS Saloon Token Good For 5c In Trade

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    Bunte & Brumm, 1221 16th St., Denver, CO., GF 2-1/2 Cents in Trade, 1909 Saloon

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    1863 New York City Civil War Token John Schuh's Saloon Large Quarter Size

    $0.99 (1 Bid)
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    ca 1900s KAHLOTUS WASHINGTON WA (tiny FRANKLIN CO) "KIRBYS (SALOON)" BRASS TOKEN

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    ca 1900 HELENA MONTANA MT (LEWIS & CLARK CO) SCARCE CHAS. GABISCH (SALOON) TOKEN

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    ca 1903 SAINT ST. LOUIS MISSOURI MO RARE HERMAN BADER (SALOON) OLD INCUSE TOKEN

    $9.99 (1 Bid)
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    Extremely rare Hawthrone, Nevada BBC billiard (saloon) token. Priced reduced

    $1,700.00
    End Date: Wednesday Jul-26-2017 16:00:13 PDT
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    1863 FELIX KOSHER DINING SALOON RARE CIVIL WAR TOKEN UNCIRCULATED NEW YORK NY NR

    $599.99 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Thursday Jun-29-2017 14:10:37 PDT
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