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Val-Blatz Engraving by Marr. Val-Blatz was one of Mossin & Marr’s Storecard customers
Source: Milwaukee’s Great Industries, 1892

Below is a comprehensive index of Mossin & Marr’s Store Card emissions and dies. In addition to being used as storecards, many of the reverse dies were also utilized as “stock” for many of Mossin & Marr’s Civil War Patriotics.  A total of five stock dies have been identified which can be directly attributed to the firm.  Their images are pictured after the index.

The index is organized acording to the following:

State – State of storecard token

City – Fuld city number followed by city name

Var – Variety struck in metal

Merchant Store – Name of storecard business and/or merchant name

Rarity – the Fuld Rarity Rating of the die

Reverse – The stock storecard reverse number where applicable.

Fuld Pgs – The page that the listing can be found in Fuld’s Patriotic Civil War Tokens book.

Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions
Mossin & Marr Storecard Emissions

Each Mossin & Marr reverse stock die is pictured below:

Marr's Douglas and Marr's Douglas S.A.D.
Marr's Eagle Atop Cannon and Marr's Amazon
Marr's America

Aaron Packard [End Mark]

Notes & Sources

  1. Standard Catalog of United States Tokens 1700-1900 Fourth Edition, Russell Rulau, Krause Publications, ©2004
  2. Patriotic Civil War Tokens 4th Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Krause Publications, ©1982
  3. Patriotic Civil War Tokens Fifth Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Krause Publications, ©2005
  4. U.S. Civil War Store Cards Second Edition, George & Melvin Fuld, Quarterman Publications, ©1975
  5. Die Photos & Fuld/Moore Listings Update of 4th Revised Edition Patriotic Civil War Tokens, George & Melvin Fuld, ©1993
  6. The Civil War Token Collectors Guide, Bryan Kanzinger, Valley Forge Coins-Books, ©2001
  7. A Guide Book of United States Tokens and Medals, Katherine Jaeger, Whitman, ©2008
  8. The Library of Congress Digital Archives

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The author has over 30 years experience in North American numismatics. He is the author of numerous articles about exonumia, including those about tokens, scrip, and the public who used them. He is a member of the ANA, VNA, ACC, C4, CWTS, TAMS, MD-TAMS, AVA, NSCA, and NumisSociety.

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