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Advertising Check - 75 Years of Footwear Service, Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32987

Summary:
Advertising Check minted by Hafner, Eltham, Victoria. Issued by Armstrong Shoe Mart, in Frankston, Victoria, celebrating 75 years of Footwear Service.

Hafner Mint Manufacturing, was established by Emil Hafner a Czechoslovakian migrant who had trained in gun engraving and die sinking in Germany and England. He worked for K.G. Luke and the House of Hawke, before setting up his own business which specialised in high quality medals for special occasions and Numismatic Clubs.
Description:
Round Copper token.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Ian Armstrong, 1976
Discipline: Numismatics

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Tagged with: shoe shops
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: TOKENS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: checks
Series: British Colonial
Inscriptions: Obverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART / 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON / 75 YEARS OF FOOTWEAR SERVICE
Reverse:
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Eltham, Victoria, Australia

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