A Collector's Guide to Trade
by Harland Eastwood
ISBN: 0-9823834-4-4 Non-Fiction, Historical: 102 pages, 146 photos and ads, listings for over 150 trade tokens
This work catalogs each known trade token from the once thriving towns of Adams County. Included are tokens from Ritzville, Lind, Washtucna, Othello and the smaller towns such as Paha, Cunningham, Hatton, Benge and Ralston There was even a token from the diminutive burg of Marcellus. A brief history of each town also includes interesting historic photographs. The tokens are listed alphabetically and include brief histories of the companies represented and in many cases actual photographs of both the obverse and reverse side of the tokens. Early ads and photographs accompany many of the tokens. Includes an index and bibliography.
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