Yosef Sa'ar forwarded this information about a new book on the telephone tokens of Asia. Thanks! -Editor
This Catalog of Telephone Tokens of Asia presents the most comprehensive description and full
color photographs of known Asian phone tokens. It covers tokens from Cambodia, Ceylon, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Asian Part of Russia, Singapore, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey,
Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam circulated from the early twentieth century until these countries’ phone companies introduced calling
The catalog contains descriptions of more than 540 Asian telephone tokens from the authors collections and items provided by his fellow
collectors from around the world. The catalog's most valuable feature is a well structured and consistent presentation that includes
several physical parameters : diameter, thickness, weight, alignment and material the token was made from. The authors also includes the
results of their research such as available historical data about issuing telephone companies and circulation patterns. (184 page,A4)
For more information, see:
Catalog "Telephone token of Asia"
Wayne Homren, Editor
The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is a non-profit organization
promoting numismatic literature. See our web site at coinbooks.org.
To submit items for publication in The E-Sylum, write to the Editor
at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe go to: https://my.binhost.com/lists/listinfo/esylum
Copyright © 1998 - 2020 The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS)
All Rights Reserved.
NBS Home Page
Contact the NBS webmaster