Lot 1097

A group of British prison tokens, 19th - 20th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A90aw | Live auction | 276 Lots

Description

Convict's cross of a death candidate "Sinner Newgate Repent, Prison". Made of two copper sheets soldered together, with engraved string at the top. Height 18.5 cm. Convict's cross made of copper sheet "Newgate Prison 1871". Marked on the back "D, 2133". Height 5 cm. Prisoner's mark " W ... PESTON", marked on reverse "Convict 774002". Copper, diameter 3 cm. Prisoner's mark "J. Wall, convict". Marked on reverse "53441". Convict mark in bone "H.M.P. Brixton". Year on reverse "1903". Diameter 2.8 cm. Anepigraphic prisoner's mark. The front with incised prison front, the back with heart. Diameter 2.2 cm.
Rare, culturally and historically exceptional group of historic prison tokens from the United Kingdom.

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General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1276. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).