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Mining Checks, Tallies, Tokens & Medals
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Glapwell Checks with embossed letters

I have recently come across some glapwell colliery checks with an embossed capital A on it but no number and one with an embossed capital D .Any body got any idea what they were used for and if other letters exist ,It seems only logical there would be a check with a Capital B and C .

Re: Glapwell Checks with embossed letters


I think I have seen one or two of these checks years ago. They were examples of the one with the "A" embossed on it. I didn't realise this one one of a set market with the letters A to D.

Why not post an image of one or more of the one you have on the Forum so that others can get an idea of what they look like? This might help prompt some feedback and answers.

I can't remember if theses checks had suspension holes in them or not. From what I remember these checks didn't have the usual two or more small holes, as per those usually found on miners' association checks, for sewing onto their owner's jacket lapels.

If you have problems getting your images onto the Forum then just e-mail them to me and I will post them on here on your behalf.