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The Ore Vacketta Collection of 11000 Different Illinois Trade Tokens.

NCTA Mail/Email Sale 2. Closed June 24, 2006

RARE Trade Tokens from the VACKETTA Collection, and others, mostly ILLINOIS.
Usual NCTA rules, no bid reductions, except bids over $100 are reduced (but not to less than $100 and not more than 50%)
MINIMUM BID: $4 per lot, or $3 per token for lots with more than one token per lot (unliess otherwise specified: MB=Min.Bid)
Information shown within brackets ( ) is NOT on the token.
The town name is ON each token, but the state is sometimes missing, except as follows:
Where the listing is, for example, IL (Chicago), the city AND state are NOT on the token.
Vacketta numbers are shown on IL tokens, R1-6 rarity scale for Illinois tokens.
Abbreviated descriptions!!
You do NOT have to be a NCTA member to bid.
Please bid your maximum amount via email to me at
Postage and insurance are extra. $1 for 1-3 tokens, $2/postage for 4 or more tokens.
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Tokens from the Ore Vacketta Collection, author of the IL Trade Token book.
About 11,000 Different IL tokens, to be sold on eBay, NTCA and World Exonumia mail sales.
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NOTE! Some towns might be out of alphabetical order, sorry! Please check carefully.

331. IL 100 Different non-Chicago IL. Nice variety, great beginner lot. (MB $250.00)

332. IL Alorton: UNLISTED TOWN. "Alorton/Volunteer/Fire/Department//5cIT" AL
333. IL Alpine: UNLISTED TOWN. "Carl Schoepfer//GF5cIT" BR Cook Co, ca.1900, pop. 50 (!)
334. IL Alvin: RARE TOWN, UNLISTED MERCHANT. "C.C.Brown/Up To Date/Store//GF1cIM" AL,oct. Holed.
335. IL Argo: Single Variety Town. Club Elgin, 10c V-01, AL, corrosion.
336. IL (Athens) UNLISTED TOWN. "Bednarko Tavern" incuse GF5ctsIT, Schmidt back mark. Dark, cleaned long ago.
337. IL Auburn UNLISTED TOWN. Bruno's Beer Parlor//GF5cIT AL, dark.
338. IL (Beardstown) CHAS. PICK & Co. Phillip Zahn GF5cIT Sq. N-S, Pick rev.
339. IL Boone Co. BELVIDERE: Ikes, George & Eddies, Smith & Renz. CAPRON: North Side Tavern, Swede's.
POPLAR GROVE: Bill's Place, Boondocks. LOT of 7pcs.
340. IL Bement. Lum Groff V-02, R6. Pre-1914 Livery, GF5cIT, AL.
341. IL Berdan Single Merchant Town. C.W. Broadmarkle's Big Bargain Bazaar (large B), AL, V-01
342. IL Bridgeport UNLISTED MERCHANT. "H.G.Johnston//GF5cIM", AL.
343. IL Brimfield RARE TOWN Single Variety. Cady Bros, 1c, V-01 AL Gen. Store, pre-1914 Corroded.
344. IL Byron UNLISTED MERCHANT. "Smith's/Recreation/Parlor//GF5cIT", AL F/VF.
345. IL Cahokia. Sonny's Village 15c V-01 BR R5
346. IL Cardiff: RARE TOWN, Unlisted. "Club/Lavoratori/Italiani//5 (early, ornate!)" AL. Vacketta paid $37.
347. IL Chebanse. Mac's Tavern V-A02, 25c R4 AL
348. IL Pre-1901 Chicago 21pcs LOT. James Fisk, Grand Central, Hannah&Hoag(9,varieties), Hotel Bismark(2,no loop),
Lyceum Theatre, NW Show Case, Royal Tailors, Tilt-Smith Shoe, Willoughby Hill(4,vars). possible dups,VG-XF,some damaged.LOT of 21 (MB $40)
349. IL (Palestine). Unlisted "H.Miesenheiter//GF5cIT" BR, scalloped, dirty.
350. IL (Chicago) Barker's Pharmacy. Lot of 3: 5,10,25c V-BB15, R5/each BR. Toned AU/Unc. ca.1935.
351. IL (Chicago) Neat "5" Cutout. Bel-Pine Inn 5c V-BE33, R4 BR
352. IL Chicago: Brand BREWING Co, 1900. RARE early "1" brewery token. V-B84, R6 BR, edge cut.
353. IL (Chicago) Breakstone DRUG Co. V-B89, ca. 1934 AL R4
354. IL Chicago: Good For One SPRINTER Cigar. H.C.Fisher V-F25 AL R6. XF, but darkish
355. IL Chicago: French CASINO. V-F48 BR R5
356. IL Chicago: Gateway Recreation BOWLING Ball/Pins Pictorial. V-GA08 BR R4
357. IL (Chicago) Unlisted M.S.Gordon (was a Saloon). "931/W. Madison St.//This Check & 10c GF 15c IT" AL.
358. IL (Chicago) George J. Kappes CIGARS. V-KF03 AL R5 Ca. 1914
359. IL (Chicago) Knoll's Piccadilly Hotel. V-K35-25 25c BR, scalloped R5
360. IL (Chicago) Armitage Bros. 5c V-AB39 AL scratches, dirty.
361. IL (Chicago) Lyric CIGAR Store. Early! V-L51 AL R5
362. IL (Chicago) Geo. Kuehl & Bro. Billiard Mfg. "Martins" GF5cIT, with Kuehl stock die. BR, Unlisted, dark.
363. IL (Chicago) Novak's Place (was Saloon). V-NA34 5c BR, probably a slot machine token. Ca. 1914
364. IL (Chicago) P.P.P. Relief. Shoes. V-Pa75 BR R6
365. IL Chicago: The Riviera PICTORIAL Bathing Girl. $1.00 V-RB36 "3000" BR, R4
366. IL (Chicago). Chas. Schultz 2 1/2c V-SE28 R6
367. IL Chicago: Schwaben. VS-28 5c AL oct. Dings.
368. IL (Chicago) ODD SHAPE Bread. L. Spratt, One Loaf, Fully incuse, SHIELD shape BR V-SI108 R6
369. IL (Chicago) J.Stach (incuse) Unlisted. Early ca. 1880-1900 style, GF5cAtTheBar, uniface. John Stach, was a Saloon. BR
370. LA (Newellton) Kenilworth Plantn. NEAT Ca.1890, 5c c/m "2", F-05 Rarity E-10 RARE!
371. IL (Chicago) Grand Pacific Hotel. 5c Unlisted, attribution uncertain. AL.

372. IL 2000 DIFFERENT Chicago IL Trade Tokens. Impossible to duplicate, rare opportunity! (MB $6000.00)
373. IL 100 Different CHICAGO Tokens. (NOT available if above lot sells). Some early pieces. (MB $300.00)
374. IL 100 Diff. Chicago Tokens. (NOT available if 2000 lot sells). More modern pieces (MB $200.00)

375. IL (Chrisman) UNLISTED TOWN. "City/Bakery/Chas. Parks//GF1LoafofBread" AL, scalloped, old, dug.
376. IL Columbia: UNLISTED DAIRY. "L.P./Columbia Dairy" incuse GF1PintMilk AL Blanke backmark.
377. IL Cottage Hills SMALL TOWN, UNLISTED 10c. Red Star Tavern V-02, but 10cIT. AL
378. IL (Cramer) UNLISTED TOWN. "Cramer's Tavern" incuse GF5cIT Schmidt backmark. Cleaned, dings.
379. IL Crest Hill: Unlisted 25c 1 Merchant Town. Bianco's Tap. As V-01, but 25c. AL UNC.
380. IL Crystal Lake: New 25c. Moose 1188. As V-02 but 25c AL
381. IL Dana & Flanagan DUAL TOWN. R.E.Grimm V-02-500 $5.00 AL. Nice. R6
382. IL DeLong RARE Single Variety TOWN. McCoy's Pool Hall V-01, R5 AL Nice.
383. IL (Divernon) UNLISTED TOWN. "J.K./Jutelis//GF5cIT" AL James Jutelis saloon, 1914. Dug, poor.
384. IL (Dixon Springs) UNLISTED TOWN: Ingle. "I.N.Clemens/50"//Ingle, N-S
385. IL (Dorsey) RARE TOWN. O.G.Bohlen V-01 Messmer Mfg mark. 2 var. town! R6 cleaned.
386. IL Dowell SMALL TOWN. Verteran's Inn V-02, R5 AL.
387. IL (Earlville) UNLISTED Merchant. "GF/5c/IT/August Kossert//5" Ornate old style, was saloon 1905, BR, tiny hole.
388. IL (Eddyville) UNLISTED MERCHANT, RARE TOWN. "Robb's Coffee Shop (incuse)/GF1cIT//Schmidt mark AL, oct. Unc.
389. IL Edinburg RARE TOWN. Max Wilson V-02 2var. Town! BR, R6, XF, cleaned/toned.
390. IL (Edwardsville) Unlisted Vanzo's 1967. (incuse)/GF10cDrink, AL, oct. Schmidt rev.
391. IL (Eldred) Ingle RARE TOWN. "Martin & Son/1" CU, VG, crud, wear.
392. IL El Paso. Thos. Doyle, one loaf V-01 BR R6 cleaned, odd color
393. IL Evansville. J.A. Wagner (name, city incuse) GF5cMdse. AL, V-03-5, R5
394. IL Fairbury Bakery: Loaf Bread. V-A03 Ca. 1914, AL R6
395. IL Fairfield. C.A.Frier Grocer OLD STYLE V-A03-100 $1.00 AL Ca.1914
396. IL Fairview: Single Variety Town. James Betar, GF2 1/2cIM, AL R6.
397. IL Forest SINGLE MERCHANT Town. H.H.Tavern V-01-10 AL, R4
398. IL Fayettevlle: UNLISTED TOWN. "Fay Inn//GF10cIT" AL, oct. small.
399. IL Stephenson Co. FREEPORT: Labor Club, Germania, Jerry's Bar, Schneiders (10), Steve, Terra Aqua Garden,
John Vaupel. LENA. ORANGEVILLE Our Place, ROCK CITY Tap. Lot of 19pcs. (MB $30)
400. IL Gardner: Unlisted Merchant. "Variety Lanes and Lounge//GF15cIT" AL, Unc.
401. IL (Geneva) Bottle Check. 3rd.St.Bakery/5c on return of bottle V-08 AL R5 dug/dark.
402. IL Glenview. Country House, $1.00 V-A01 BR R4.
404. IL (Grand Tower) SMALL TOWN. Al and Blanche's Tavern V-01 AL R5
405. IL Granville R6. B.Ziano 5c Zinc, V-05 R6
406. IL Graymont: RARE 1 var. TOWN, Unlisted 10c. Crow's Store, as V-01 but 10c. AL, scalloped, dark,cruddy.
407. IL Hamilton R6. C.E.Barnum 5c V-A01 BR
408. IL Harrisburg DAIRY RARE TOWN. GF 1 Quart Milk, V-01 R6
409. IL Holliday: UNLISTED TOWN. "Chas.W.Osborn//GF25cIT" Ca. 1900. BR, dug, pitted, punch marks.
410. IL Hull Garage FORD - RARE TOWN Single Var. Gray Bros. V-01 $1.00 (as listed, GF deleted) AL R6
411. IL RARE GHOST TOWN: Hutton. L.L. Stanberry/Gen'l/Mdse./Hutton,Ill.//GF 10/IM. BR, Single merchant town. XF.
412. IL UNLISTED TOWN: Jiesyville ( little village of 125 people in Christian County just west of Taylorville (near Bulpit).
"Que Rio/Pool Hall/Jiesyville/Ill.//GF5cIM" AL.
413. IL Kinkaid Soft Drink Parlor RARE TOWN single Var. Enrico Staffaroni 5c V-01, R6 AL Unc.
414. IL Kishwaukee: Single Var. Town. F.C.Johnson Sweet Cidar Vinegar V-01 R6 AL top hole as made.
415. IL Latham: Single Variety Town!. O.T. Buckles General Merchandise//GFc5cIT, AL R6. Rare!
416. IL Lensburg. L.F. Stahlman General Merchandise OVAL GF$1.00IT. AL R6
417. IL Lexington: UNLISTED TOWN!. "H.F.Davis/Grocer//GF10cIM" AL, octagonal. Ca. 1914
418. IL Louisville Single Variety Town. Palmer & Daniels, $5.00 BR V-01 R5 spots
419. IL Lynwood: 1 Var. Town. Svoboda's Tavern. V-01 AL R3
420. IL Magnolia Rare Town Unlisted 5c!. R.W.Spencer General Merchandise OLD style V-01 but 5c AL dug,dings.
421. IL Maple Grove DAIRY: RARE 1 var. TOWN!. A.R.Shinn, V-01 (all incuse) Sq.AL R6
422. IL (Martinton) Unlisted Merchant. "Johnnie/Newman's/Tavern//GF10cIT" AL Unc.
423. IL McNabb SMALL TOWN R6. L.W.Swain 5c, V-04 Zinc
424. IL Mattoon. V.S.Vandagrift//GF2 1/2cIT, AL R6
425. IL Media Single Variety Town!. Ed's Place//GF5cIT. BR R5
426. IL (Meredosia). Walsh Pool Room, 5c V-05 Schmidt backmark. AL.
427. IL Merritt RARE Single Variety TOWN. Six's Cash Store, 25c V-01 BR, dug/dark XF.
428. IL Morris UNLISTED Merchant "25" Cutout!. "Morris/Bureau//GFIT" with "25" cutout Zinc, Square. Dark.
429. IL Morrisonville RARE TOWN. One Pint Milk H.L.Deal RARE 2 Var. Town! Blue rect. cb (rev. writing)
430. IL Mounds City RARE TOWN. The Mounds Dairy//One Quart Milk V-01, R6 Single Var. Town! AL, worn.
431. IL Morton Grove: LOBSTER pictured, 1920. Neat dated $1: New Weller's Famous for Lobster, BR, Unlisted.
432. IL Newman UNLISTED MERCHANT RARE TOWN. "At Newman/Bakery/GF Bread Only//GF1Loaf of Bread" AL, OLD!
433. IL Noble Scarce Town. Bates Pool Hall V-01 AL R5
434. IL North Henderson RARE TOWN!. W.N.Sturgeon, 5c V-02, R6 AL,dug, dirty, minor corr.
435. IL Ogden. Dock's/Place/Ogden, Ill.// 2 1/2c, V-01. Single merchant town. BR, R6
436. IL OSwego UNLISTED MERCHANT Scarce Town. "W.J.Morse/Gen./Mdse.//GF5cLoafBread" AL, scalloped. Dug,corr.
437. IL Ottawa: EARLY 12 1/2c FULLY INCUSE!. C.J.Metzger, V-21 AL R6 uniface. Was a saloon.
438. IL Chicago: State Bank. 10c, V-S115 R5 very dark.
439. IL Palmer RARE TOWN One Var. W.M.Covert General Merchandise 5 ORNATE! V-01 BR R6
440. IL Pana: Unlisted. "C.W.Allen/Billiards//10c" BR, dark, pitted.
441. IL Percy: Unlisted Merchant!. "J.C. Brown/Percy,/Ills.//GFcIM" AL, square.
442. IL Perry One Var. Town, UNLISTED 10c. Daigh's Billiards V-01, but 10c AL.
443. IL Peru: Star Union BREWING Co. GF50c w/return of 25 bottles/etc. V-16 AL
444. IL Portland: RARE TOWN, UNLISTED MERCHANT. "Ale Phelps//GFIT" BR, added center hole.
445. IL Posen: RARE TOWN. Rheingold Gardens 25c V-02-25 R5 AL
446. IL Prairie Center: RARE TOWN One Var. Tom Mahle, 5c, V-01 Zinc, minor corrosion.
447. IL Ransom. Nagle's Tavern V-01-10b AL R6. Dings, corrosion.
448. IL Renshaw: Scarce Town UNLISTED 5c. Cox's Grocery, as V-01 but 5c. BR.
449. IL Ridgefarm UNL. HArrold & Reese, as V-A01, but $1.00. BR, dark
450. IL River Grove: Scarce Town. Torch Club V-01-5 AL, R4
451. IL Rockford: NEAT BUFFALO/Donkey Rubic. The Office RUA (buffalo)//Donkey (rubic). AL, 31mm V-09 R6 ca. 1900. PLATED in Vacketta.
452. IL 17 Rockford. Anger Jeweler ,BPOE 64, El Main(3 diff), Eagles Aerie 392, Grand B&B(2), IL Machine, Peter Kutra(2),
LaFayette Hotel(2), Rockford Dairy(2 different,both poor). 2dups. LOT of 17pcs (MB $35)
453. IL Rock Island TRANSIT. Centennial Bridge, lot of 3. BR
454. IL Rosemont: UNLISTED TOWN. "O'Hare East/Pub/9501 E./Devon Ave.//GF/One/Free Drink..." BR
455. IL Rosiclare: RARE Single Var. TOWN. Rosiclare 5 & 10c Store, V-01 AL R6
456. IL Royal: UNLISTED TOWN!. "Freeman's/Tavern//5cIT" BR. Champaign Co., pop. 200. RARE!
457. IL Royalton: Unlisted Merchant. "Bobby's/Tavern//GF5cIT" AL, oct. UNC.
458. IL (Sadoras): Scarce Town. Fritz's Tavern (i) 5c, FIBER Schmidt backmark V-01-5 R6 Champaign Co.
459. IL (Sadoras): Scarce Town. Ike's Place 10c V-02, R5 AL.
460. IL Salem: UNLISTED Merchant. "The Brunswick//GF2 1/2cIT" BR, oct. rev. slick.
461. IL 2 UNLISTEDS St. Jacob SCARCE TOWN. "E.F.Jackson//GF25cIT" & Same, but 25cIM. AL IDM
462. IL Schiller Park: RARE Cook Co. 1 var. TOWN. Manheim Inn 25c V-01, R5 Pre-O'Hara Field. AL
463. IL Seneca Billiard Parlor. V.A.Wheeler 5c V-03 AL R6
464. IL Sheffield UNLISTED MERCHANT. "Good At/Sheffield/Club/Room//GF25cIT" AL, old.
465. IL Shelbyville: UNLISTED MERCHANT. "J.Wm. Klauser/& Co.//GF5cIT" AL Unc.
466. IL Sheldon: UNLISTED TOWN!. "Doval's//GF25cIM" AL, AU.
467. IL Sidell. Porter's Place V-01, 5c AL oct. Schmidt backmark
468. IL Somonauk ONE CENT. I.L. Lockhart General Merchandise, V-A03-1b "1 Cent". AL R5
469. IL South Beloit: Single Var. Town. Pete's Tavern 10c V-01 R5 Choice UNC.
470. IL Sparland: RARE Single Var. TOWN. Scardon's Tavern 5c V01 BR R6
471. IL Spring Bay: RARE 2 var. TOWN!. W.D.Hoshor 5c Drink or Cigar! BR, AU, added small top hole.
472. IL (Spring Valley) Majestic. 5c Attribution uncertain. AL oct, worn Good.
473. IL Standard. T.Bertoni 5c V-01-5b BR R6 Was a Saloon.
474. IL Sterling: GF $1.00 on TIRE and TUBE. L.E.Long, V-03 Large 39mm AL, R6 Scr,dings,dark.
475. IL Steelton: COAL SCRIPT. H.Snyder set of 3: 25,50,$1 AL R6/each
476. IL Sugar Grove RARE TOWN. Dairy J.H.Briggs//GF1Quart Milk. BR, oct. V-01 R6 Single Var.Town. Partially Dark.
477. IL Tallula. J.O.Beck V-01-5 R6 BR. Probably a slot machine token!
478. IL Toledo Unlisted. "C.W.Humphrey General Merchandise//GF25cIM" BR,scalloped, c/m
479. IL Trivoli: Scarce Town. O.L.Glasford 5c V-A01-5 R6 AL
480. IL Valmeyer. Cowbell Tavern 10c V-01 R5 BR
481. IL Vienna: PRISON TOKEN. Correctional Center, 10c AL AU.
482. IL Virginia. Wm. Stafford 5c V-03 N-S R6 Ca. 1914.
483. IL Wenona. Mark's Bros. 5c V-05-5 R5
484. IL Westmont: UNLISTED TOWN. "Little Bohemia/Dine &/Dance...//GF25cIT" BR.
485. IL Westville: CIGAR STORE. Herman & Harrold 25c V-19-25 BR, dark.
486. IL White Hall: RARE TOWN, NEW MERCHANT. "White Hall/Kelly's/Tavern/Illinois//10cIT" BR
487. IL Williamsville UNLISTED TOWN. "Bob's Place//GF5cIT" AL oct. Unc.
488. IL Willisville: Scarce Town. T.J. Smith 50c V-02 R6 Ca. 1914 Square AL
489. IL Winchester: Unlisted Merchant. "Whitie's/Tavern//GF5cIT" Zinc. XF
490. IL Windsor. The Windsor Fleskovitch Tavern V-03 Zinc R5 dark
491. IL Woodworth: UNLISTED TOWN!. "Elmer's/Tavern/Woodworth,/Ill.//GF5cIT" AL XF.

492. IL Key Tags. Lot of 4, 2 Chicago, Danville, Duquoin.
493. Pictorials. Lot of 10, mostly Chicago, AG-XF.
494. IL Incuse Tokens 10 Different. Some of the Schmidt identified mavericks, others, various towns. 1 damaged. (MB $20)
495. IL (Chicago) 20 Different with "TAVERN" on token. 16 Brass, 4 AL, some varieties by merchant (MB $100.00)
496. IL 17 Spinner Tokens. 1 MI, 15 Chicago, mostly "You Pay" reverses, mostly BR, F-AU. (MB $20)
497. IL Military. 10 IL, 2 NCO Ft.Sheridan, 3 Scott AFB, 4 Chanute Field (dark).
498. 30 Mixed US/World. Varied lot, Trade tokens, storecards, no rarities. AG-Unc. (MB $30)
499. Maverick Tokens. Interesting lot, initials to names, duplication, some junk, some better. NO billiard/BBC/Pick/etc. 131pcs. (MB $30)

Wanted to BUY:
Rockford, Freeport, Belvidere & Area Tokens, other "Stuff"

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