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Salisbury Show

/ Phil Mussell

The fourth Salisbury Collector’s Show takes place May 17–18, 2019 at its now established venue of Salisbury City Hall (off Fisherton Street), Salisbury, SP2 7TU. Organised by the Salisbury-based and highly respected stamp dealers Dauwalders, the fair has seen visitor numbers increase year on year...

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Yate? We'll be there

/ Phil Mussell

Don't forget the Yate (Bristol) medal fair on Sunday May 5 - it's our "local" fair so we will definitely be there at the Yate Leisure Centre, Kennedy Way BS37 4DQ from 9.30am! We will be using the day to launch are the BRAND NEW Michael Maton book HONOUR THE RECIPIENTS OF THE MEDAL OF THE ORDER...

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Aldersot Medal Fiar

/ Phil Mussell

Just a quick reminder that the next Aldershot Medal Fair will be held this coming Sunday, April 28, at the Princes Hall, Princes Way, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1NX. The Token Team will be stalling out this time (we don't always make the spring one) but get there early (from 9.30pm) as come...

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Michael Maton RIP

/ Phil Mussell

  It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our most prolific authors, Michael Maton, who died, aged 85, on April 13 after a short illness.  Michael Maton is known to many of you as the author of a number of books on orders, medals and decorations. His first book THE...

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Medals to Women

/ Karen Needs

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Always a story FORMER curator of the Lord Ashcroft collection, Michael Naxton, one of the people who has handled more Victoria Crosses than you or I could ever dream of, has submitted a very interesting letter for publication this month on the subject of the Victoria Cross featured in the...

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Courage under fire

/ Karen Needs

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Still in the wilderness IT has been over a year since I reluctantly bid farewell to my collection of medals to chaplains and men of the cloth. Financial necessity was the only reason behind the sale: a desire to secure the building in which Token Publishing Ltd now resides (for the next 991...

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It's Dublin Time!

/ Phil Mussell

The Token Team is once again looking forward to attending the Irish International Coin and Medal fair (now called the Irish Collectors Fair) to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin on the weekend of February 23-24. We love it in the city and are thoroughly looking forward to...

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The First VC

/ Karen Needs

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Falling in love again HAVING just come back from the York Coin Fair (there is generally a good selection of medals there too—always worth attending, the next one is July 19–20) I was struck by the plethora of new people coming in. These weren’t the traditional coin collectors of old but...

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