Ashfork Arizona – Merchant Saloon / Cigar Trade Token

$595.00

1 in stock

W.P. Ellison & Co. Ash Fork, Arizona / Good For 12½ In Trade

Brass 25mm square shape with denomination cutout

W.P. Ellison was a saloon from 1912-1914 that changed to a cigar merchant from 1915-1917  when Arizona went to prohibition in 1914.

Less than 10 examples of this merchant are known to exist.

This is a nice Very Fine example that has no corrosion just honest wear.

1 in stock

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Description

Ashfork is located in Yavapai County, and the community was begun as freighters taking supplies to the mines in Jerome stopped along ash creek to connect to the railroad.

Post Office established in 1883 as Ash Fork. In 1893, the entire town was burned down and then started over. The town is on the historic Route 66 just west of Flagstaff.

Additional information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions 5.0 x 5.0 x .5 in