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The E-Sylum:  Volume 8, Number 18, May 1, 2005, Article 5

NEW CANADIAN MUNICIPAL TRADE TOKEN VOLUMES

The Standard Catalogue of Canadian Municipal Trade Tokens,
Volume 4  Ontario, 2d ed., by Serge Pelletier has been published.
The following is from the press release:

"The Standard Catalogue of Canadian Municipal Trade Tokens,
Volume 4  Ontario is one of the six volumes which will constitute
the complete work. The 139-page, 8  x 11 spiral bound book
has a foreword, an introduction, the main listing and a reference list
of catalogue numbers. It lists all the known municipal trade tokens
of Ontario, more than 380 pieces, presented alphabetically by
municipality. The following information is given for each token:
municipality, background information on the municipality and on
the specific issue, actual size photo, catalogue number (SP#),
denomination, year, brief description of obverse, brief description
of reverse, any additional information, metal, quantity minted and
value. In addition to the 600 plus actual size photos it has 49
enlarged photos to help in the identification of varieties. Two
versions of this book are available: the book only
(ISBN 0-9697074-9-5) and the book and CD
(ISBN 0-9737777-2-9) which contains an electronic copy
of the book (locked pdf) with some of the photos in colour.
They are available from Bonavita (address below) respectively
for $24.95 and $34.95. S&H and taxes are extra.

In addition, a companion work by Serge Pelletier has also been
published: "A Compendium of Canadian Municipal Trade Tokens",
2nd ed. From the press release:

"The Compendium (ISBN 0-9697074-8-7) is designed to be a
succinct reference and a companion to the Standard Catalogue.
The 5  x 8  spiral bound booklet has a foreword, an
introduction, the main listing and a detailed index for a total of
125 pages. It lists all the known municipal trade tokens in
Canada, more than 4,300 pieces, presented alphabetically by
province and by municipality within each province. The
following information is given for each token: municipality,
catalogue number (SP#), denomination, year, brief description
of obverse, brief description of reverse, any additional
information, metal, quantity minted and value. It has a
transparent plastic cover making it a most valuable tool,
anywhere you go. It is available from Bonavita (address
below) for $12.95. S&H and taxes are extra.

Bonavita can be reached as follow: Box 11447, Station H, Nepean,
ON K2H 7V1, tel: (613) 823-3844, fax: (613) 825-3092, e-mail:
bonavita at eligi.ca. Postage and handling is as follows (Canada and
U.S.): $2.50 for orders under $15.00, $4.25 for orders between
$15.00 and $49.99, $5.25 for order between $50.00 and $80.00,
$7.00 for orders between $80.01 and $125.00 and free for orders
above $125.00. Canadian residents must add the appropriate
taxes."

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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