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Lot 1851    SESSION 7 (11.30AM WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH)    Great Britain Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $500
SOLD $900

LONDON, Harley Street, The Quartett Society, admission passes made of ivory, 1845, both inscribed "Honor to Beethoven", 48 (number), "Quartett Society", the white token inscribed SR on reverse, the red token inscribed "Transferable", 35mm wide. Both very fine, slight crack on white token, rare. (2)

These tokens were produced for admission to the Beethoven Quartett Society performances at 76 Harley Street promoted by Thomas Alsagar, co-owner of The Times newspaper. It is rare to have two tokens with matching numbers.

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