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    Atwood-Coffee

    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    n the hands of employees, and advertising of the firm. There is a difference in collecting interests between the general token collector for a geographic or political area and the specialized collector of transportation tokens. The general TAMS member collecting tokens for a given country may include all tokens for the area, whereas the transportation token collector (confining a collection to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue criteria) would be interested in only tokens used for the passage of a person, not goods. This distinction becomes hazy at times because some of the tokens catalogued even in Atwood include tokens for toll bridges or roads on which the passage of the vehicle is the major concern. The individual driving is secondary. For example, the earliest tokens used in North America were for the bri


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    n the hands of employees, and advertising of the firm. There is a difference in collecting interests between the general token collector for a geographic or political area and the specialized collector of transportation tokens. The general TAMS member collecting tokens for a given country may include all tokens for the area, whereas the transportation token collector (confining a collection to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue criteria) would be interested in only tokens used for the passage of a person, not goods. This distinction becomes hazy at times because some of the tokens catalogued even in Atwood include tokens for toll bridges or roads on which the passage of the vehicle is the major concern. The individual driving is secondary. For example, the earliest tokens used in North America were for the bri


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/2000

    s this: the cost to you will be only $2.00 per copy, postpaid . And the AVA does not have to subsidize it (as we did last year, losing over $200). Louis arranged for the printing, and Louis will send them out directly from Jackson. So you may order the four-year Catalogue Supplement by sending $2 (six 33 Atwood-Coffee FACTS AND FIGURES Ted Meyers has asked me to pass along to members, especially newer members, that he still has available copies of the "Meyers on Atwood-Coffee" package. Pub- lished in 1996, this is an assemblage of 20-plus pages packed with facts and figures on information found inside the Fifth Edition of the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue. Includ- ed are detailed compilations and breakdowns by state


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    m San Juan to Catano. The fare was 3 cents per person first class and 2 centavos second class, payable in cash; no tokens... The tokens... were given to the people who delivered the goods to the ferry to pay for the tran- sportation on goods not people. The tokens were bought in advance by the shippers so their employees would not have to handle cash. Ramon Valdez sold them the tokens.” CAGUAS The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue lists a bus token for the town, but does not present any historical detail. Roehrs agrees that a token was produced for this town but it was never placed in use. MAYAGUEZ (The Mayaguez Horse Trolley) “The founder of this company, which started on July 2d 1871, by a royal order, was Jose An- tonio Gonzalez. This trolley lasted till about 1927, being replaced with batteries after the war


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    listed in the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue and mentions some historical information on these companies without listing his sources. Vaia states that the Puerto Rico Railroad Co. “...was started by a Pablo Ubarri in 1890, by a royal order; after the war of 1898, it changed to Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co. This company gave electric service to homes along its way. In 1902, it changed to American Railroad Co., till about 19


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1

    2/1/1995

    The distinctive design of the Rey Feo Nick Garza coin. 1994 Supplement to Atwood- Coffee Catalogue Published Collectors of transportation tokens will welcome the release of The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of United States and Canadian Transportation Tokens, Interim Supplement 1994. Compiled by John M. Cof- fee and Harold V. Ford, the reference provides an exact description of every transportation token which has been listed in the Fare Box between July 1990 and June 1994. The listing format is the same as is in the fourth edition of the Atwood-Coffee catalog, and valua- tions are include


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1

    2/1/1995

    The distinctive design of the Rey Feo Nick Garza coin. 1994 Supplement to Atwood- Coffee Catalogue Published Collectors of transportation tokens will welcome the release of The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of United States and Canadian Transportation Tokens, Interim Supplement 1994. Compiled by John M. Cof- fee and Harold V. Ford, the reference provides an exact description of every transportation token which has been listed in the Fare Box between July 1990 and June 1994. The listing format is the same as is in the fourth edition of the Atwood-Coffee catalog, and valua- tions are include


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    m San Juan to Catano. The fare was 3 cents per person first class and 2 centavos second class, payable in cash; no tokens... The tokens... were given to the people who delivered the goods to the ferry to pay for the tran- sportation on goods not people. The tokens were bought in advance by the shippers so their employees would not have to handle cash. Ramon Valdez sold them the tokens.” CAGUAS The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue lists a bus token for the town, but does not present any historical detail. Roehrs agrees that a token was produced for this town but it was never placed in use. MAYAGUEZ (The Mayaguez Horse Trolley) “The founder of this company, which started on July 2d 1871, by a royal order, was Jose An- tonio Gonzalez. This trolley lasted till about 1927, being replaced with batteries after the war


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    listed in the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue and mentions some historical information on these companies without listing his sources. Vaia states that the Puerto Rico Railroad Co. “...was started by a Pablo Ubarri in 1890, by a royal order; after the war of 1898, it changed to Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co. This company gave electric service to homes along its way. In 1902, it changed to American Railroad Co., till about 19


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/2000

    quality photos.) CAR WASH TOKENS OF NCRTl! AMERICA (1997) 280 pages hardbound. Retail $35. Member price $17 postpaid. LAND COMPANY AND REAL ESTATE TOKENS (1991) 110 pages hardbound. Retail $20. Member price $10 postpd. (Above 2 books profusely illustrated and include valuations.) Prices Include postage to USA addresses. Canada and overseas please add postage differential: $2 for each volume of the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue; $1 each for Car Wash and Real Estate. There are still about 20 copies remaining of the three-year Supplement which updates Volume I of the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue up thru December 1998. Price $4, which includes postage. There are still just six copies remaining of the loose-leaf version of Volume I of the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue (punched for 3-ring binder, which is not included of cour


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/2006

    -PAGE 120- -August 2006- The following is a list of current products available for purchase from either the American Vecturist Association or its members. • Atwood-Coffee 5 ,h edition Catalogue LIS & Canadian TT Tokens (most current 19%) (845 pages) - John Coffee $30 PP members, $45 PP non-members • The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of U.S. & Canadian Transportation Tokens (3 volumes hardbound) Vol. 1, the listing, 1983 (844 pages) $30 PP members; S45 PP non-mambers - John Coffee Vol. 2, history & encyclopedia, 1984 (776 pages) $20 PP members; $30 PP non-members - John


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/2006

    -October 2006- World Exonumia Sale 1 1 -Page 145- MAIL BID SALE of Transportation, Parking & Car Wash Tokens The John Curtis Collection by A/C numbers: Atwood-Coffee Includes many RARE and UNLISTED pieces. Check Carefully 2791. One Hundred Different Metal Transportation Tokens. Nice lot of 100 different US metal tokens, some duplication by issuer, but all different A/C catalog numbers (MB $22.00) 2792. Transportation Token Lot, Includes Milwaukee Street Ry. Lot of 6: NE 540P with Lincoln portrait, W1 51 OF (catalogs $5), Quebec 620W, Ontario 400Ca,Cb, 900A. A


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1

    2/1/1989

    PN-1), California Exonumist Society (JP-SC-1), Walter Caldwell (JP-ST-1), International Organization of Wooden Money Collectors (JP-WM-1), Dedicated Wooden Money Collectors (JP-WM-2). We would like to extend a special Thank You to Krause Publications and Clifford Mishler for their continued support of the TAMS Library with their most recent donations of CO. 7 and RU.7.b. LIBRARY ADDITIONS AT.3 THE Atwood-Coffee CATALOGUE OF UNITED STATES AND CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION TOKENS, Fourth Edition, Volume One, The Listing, 548 pages, 1982. Compiled and edited by John M. Coffee, Jr. and Harold V. Ford. Published by American Vecturist Association. “Describes in detail, and gives the approximate market value of every known transportation token issued in the United States of America, U.S. Possessions, and Canada, up


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    rican Vecturist Association, THE FARE BOX, A Monthly News-Letter For Transportation Token Collectors, Volume 37, Numbers 10, 11 and 12, October, November and December 1983. The October issue includes “Transportation in the Good Old Days in Plattsburgh, New York” by Raymond R. Ekman, “Parking Token Information and a Revue of Ten Years of Supplements” by Harold E. Mayland, “October Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford and “Supplement to the Catalogue of World Transportation Tokens” by Kenneth E. Smith. The November issue includes another Supplement to Smith’s World Transportation Tokens, “Sup- plement # JVP-3 To The Up-Dated Fiesel Parking Token Catalogue”, 31st Sup- plement to the “Car Wash Token Catalogue” and “November Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 5

    10/1/1984

    lberg and “A Pike’s Peak Mystery Solved” by Bruce W. Smith. A-18 American Vecturist Association THE FARE BOX, A Monthly News-Letter for Trans- portation Token Collectors, Volume 37, Numbers 8 and 9, August and September 1983, Issues 434 and 435. The August issue includes “August Supplement to the Atwood- Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford. The September issue includes “September Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford, “Supplement to the Catalogue of World Transportation Tokens” by Kenneth E. Smith and “Supplement #JVP- 1 to the Up-Dated Feisel Parking Token Catalogue”. Plus Association news. A-21 ATTS NEWSLETTER, American Tax Token Society, # 46, July-Septemberl984. This issue includes “Cincinnati’s Wheel Cafe” by Robert Leonard, “Sales Tax Wars — A History of the Illinois Sales T


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3

    6/1/1996

    1994 Supplement to Atwood-Coffee Catalogue Published 17 O Oskar Schindler Medal Raises Funds to Document Holocaust Rescuers 125 P Peabody Testimony, The 133 Peterson, Norman G. The Van Andel Museum Center Carousel Token 166 Perils of Maverick Attribution - Juneau Hotel, Cafe and Buffet Tokens, The 126 President's Message 3, 42, 82, 118, 150, 186 R Recent Russian-Alaskan Numismatic Links 11 Remick, Jerry Canadian Elks Club Issues


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4

    8/1/1991

    AUTO .35 EXTRA PASS .05 l TRUCKS .35 ARD UP “NO SMOKING- The ferry’s rates. produced for use on the ferry. At the time of the ferry’s demise, the token was being dispensed only to automobiles. The 23mm, aluminum transportation token has a blank reverse. On the obverse the inscription SHIPPINGPORT FERRY COMPANY is in exergue and ONE ROUND TRIP, SAME DAY in the center. It is listed as PA 860A in The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of United States and Canadian Transportation Tokens. Since the early fifties, the one way cost of a ferry ride was thirty-five cents per vehicle containing two passengers and five cents for each additional passenger. Trucks paid cash and were charged between thirty-five cents and two dollars, with the latter charge going to large tractor trailers. In the Atwood-Coffee reference, the tok


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3

    6/1/1996

    1994 Supplement to Atwood-Coffee Catalogue Published 17 O Oskar Schindler Medal Raises Funds to Document Holocaust Rescuers 125 P Peabody Testimony, The 133 Peterson, Norman G. The Van Andel Museum Center Carousel Token 166 Perils of Maverick Attribution - Juneau Hotel, Cafe and Buffet Tokens, The 126 President's Message 3, 42, 82, 118, 150, 186 R Recent Russian-Alaskan Numismatic Links 11 Remick, Jerry Canadian Elks Club Issues


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4

    8/1/1991

    AUTO .35 EXTRA PASS .05 l TRUCKS .35 ARD UP “NO SMOKING- The ferry’s rates. produced for use on the ferry. At the time of the ferry’s demise, the token was being dispensed only to automobiles. The 23mm, aluminum transportation token has a blank reverse. On the obverse the inscription SHIPPINGPORT FERRY COMPANY is in exergue and ONE ROUND TRIP, SAME DAY in the center. It is listed as PA 860A in The Atwood-Coffee Catalogue of United States and Canadian Transportation Tokens. Since the early fifties, the one way cost of a ferry ride was thirty-five cents per vehicle containing two passengers and five cents for each additional passenger. Trucks paid cash and were charged between thirty-five cents and two dollars, with the latter charge going to large tractor trailers. In the Atwood-Coffee reference, the tok


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1

    2/1/1989

    PN-1), California Exonumist Society (JP-SC-1), Walter Caldwell (JP-ST-1), International Organization of Wooden Money Collectors (JP-WM-1), Dedicated Wooden Money Collectors (JP-WM-2). We would like to extend a special Thank You to Krause Publications and Clifford Mishler for their continued support of the TAMS Library with their most recent donations of CO. 7 and RU.7.b. LIBRARY ADDITIONS AT.3 THE Atwood-Coffee CATALOGUE OF UNITED STATES AND CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION TOKENS, Fourth Edition, Volume One, The Listing, 548 pages, 1982. Compiled and edited by John M. Coffee, Jr. and Harold V. Ford. Published by American Vecturist Association. “Describes in detail, and gives the approximate market value of every known transportation token issued in the United States of America, U.S. Possessions, and Canada, up


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6

    12/1/1984

    rican Vecturist Association, THE FARE BOX, A Monthly News-Letter For Transportation Token Collectors, Volume 37, Numbers 10, 11 and 12, October, November and December 1983. The October issue includes “Transportation in the Good Old Days in Plattsburgh, New York” by Raymond R. Ekman, “Parking Token Information and a Revue of Ten Years of Supplements” by Harold E. Mayland, “October Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford and “Supplement to the Catalogue of World Transportation Tokens” by Kenneth E. Smith. The November issue includes another Supplement to Smith’s World Transportation Tokens, “Sup- plement # JVP-3 To The Up-Dated Fiesel Parking Token Catalogue”, 31st Sup- plement to the “Car Wash Token Catalogue” and “November Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 24, No. 5

    10/1/1984

    lberg and “A Pike’s Peak Mystery Solved” by Bruce W. Smith. A-18 American Vecturist Association THE FARE BOX, A Monthly News-Letter for Trans- portation Token Collectors, Volume 37, Numbers 8 and 9, August and September 1983, Issues 434 and 435. The August issue includes “August Supplement to the Atwood- Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford. The September issue includes “September Supplement to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue” by Harold V. Ford, “Supplement to the Catalogue of World Transportation Tokens” by Kenneth E. Smith and “Supplement #JVP- 1 to the Up-Dated Feisel Parking Token Catalogue”. Plus Association news. A-21 ATTS NEWSLETTER, American Tax Token Society, # 46, July-Septemberl984. This issue includes “Cincinnati’s Wheel Cafe” by Robert Leonard, “Sales Tax Wars — A History of the Illinois Sales T


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/1982

    2 CATALOGUE OF WORLD FERRY, SHIP & CANAL fRANSPORTAT'ioFTOKENS PASSES ,~'newl 9Sr"ech ition, clothbound, over 200 pages, $11.00 postpaid. Also still available, 1987 CAT- ALOGUE OF WORLD TRANSPORTATION TOKENS & PASSES, clothbound, over 300 pages, only $7 postpaid (includes much not in new catalog). Both for $17.00 postpaid. Order from: Kenneth E. Smith - 37.8 Avenue F - Re dondo Beach, CA 90277 THE Atwood-Coffee CATALOGUE OF U.S. "& CANADIAN TRANS'pORTAT I ON TOKENS , brand new 4th edition. Cloth-bound or loose-leaf. 572 pages. Price $25 retail. Special price to AVA members: $14.00 postpaid (bound or loose-leaf). About 30 loose-leaf left. American Vecturist Assn. - P.O. Box 1204 - Boston, HA 02104 CAR WASH TOKENS by H.V. Ford & J.H. Coffee, 120 pages cloth-bound, published 1974. Retail price $7.50. Speci


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/1982

    or $3 from LISDA '82 - American Stamp Dealers Association - 5 Dakota Drive - Lake Success, NY 11042. The second event, CORTPEX '82 was sponsored by the Cortlandt Stamp Club (CSC) and was held on October 23. It marked the 75th Anniversary of the first trolley line between Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York. The first trolley on this Mne was inaugurated on June 4, 1890. A search through the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue indicated no record of this line issuing TT’s. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of this service a special cachet, depicting a "P.L. & R.R.C." trolley car which was used on the line, was issued at CORTPEX '82. The cachet can be ob- tained from the CSC, Box 115, Montrose, NY T0548 for 50

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    The Fare Box

    1/1/1982

    ADDITIONS TO THE Atwood-Coffee CATALOGUE Beginnififf with the July issue, issues of THE FARE BOX have included supplernents to the new 4th edition of the Atwood— Coffee Cotalogue. The following is a list of tokens which have been added to the catalogue, and in which issue they are reported and described. CT 45 A (November) CT 70 A (November) FL 105 D (October) FL 375 D (August) FL 505 A (August) FL 880 K (December) GA 50 AE (J


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    The Fare Box

    1/1/1990

    s in SC, NC, TN, TX, and AL, and never found a company that acknowledged these tokens. I wrote a member who lives near Greenville, SC, and never received a reply. Our editor also wrote Greenville, SC, and never received a reply. Hence we hope someone near a Creen-ville will check out these tokens. ***** I was informed on November 24 by our printer in North Carolina that the 1990 Supplements to the Atwood-Coffee Catalogue were ready to be shipped. So they probably went out today, by UPS, and I expect them to be here no later than December 3. I'll mail copies to everyone who ordered one, by First Class Mail, as soon thereafter as I can get them out. So barring some disaster you should expect to receive yoxir copy not long after you get this copy of The Fare Box, I ordered 750 of them (700 bound; 50 loose-


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