" Dutch East India Company VOC Cufflinks " Item # CF198
The Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde
Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch) 1602-1798 was the worlds first
corporation, and the first company in
the world to issue stock. It was also the world's first mega corporation,
quasi-governmental powers, including the
ability to wage war, negotiate treaties, coin money, and establish colonies.
The Dutch East India Company remained
an important trading concern for almost two centuries, paying an 18% annual
dividend for almost 200 years!
These authentic copper coins are obtained from shipwrecks off the coast of Indonesia,
and are set
it a custom sterling silver
frame and backing. By Samuel Wright. Coins are about the size of a
Samuel Wright cufflinks arrive
with a Certificate of Authenticity and are packaged in a signature gift box.
" Buffalo Nickel on
Item # 8B
Genuine antique buffalo nickels feature a solid sterling
silver backing and mechanism.
Most coins are dated in the 1930's. (No specific date requests please.)
Certificate of Authenticity included. Gift boxed.
" Authentic Roman Coin Cufflinks " Item # 55RC
Each pair of authentic roman coin cufflinks dates
from 337 - 378 A.D. and is from the
reign of Valens or Constantius II. These bronze coins are set in a solid
silver, and arrive with a signed certificate of authenticity. Each pair
also comes with
a detailed description about the actual coin used! Roman coins are about
the size of a penny.
Packaged in a signature gift box.
" Boston MBTA Token Cufflinks " Item
Slightly larger than other cities, Boston's MBTA token is about the
size of a nickel.
Authentic brass tokens feature a big, bold "T" design on one link, and an
electric train image
on the other cufflink which is the flip side of the token.
Subway token cufflinks are bezel-set in a silver
plated backing, and are gift boxed in a unique Boston MBTA
map gift box similar to Chicago and
New York's box above. Includes MBTA Certificate of Authenticity.
" NYC Token Cufflinks " Item # 11N
Used from 1953 to 1980, New York's first tokens
were it's most unique, distinguished by a
bold "Y" cut in it's brass. The "Y" cut token was an excellent
example of the industrial design
of that period, showing how a common object could be both functional and aesthetically
Tokens are bezel-set in a sterling silver plated backing. Subway token cufflinks are packaged in a
gift box, and include an official MTA Certificate of Authenticity.
" Chicago CTA Token Cufflinks " Item # 11C
Chicago discontinued these dime-sized tokens
in 1999 when the CTA went to an automated paper
ticketing system. Used for fare on the subway and elevated "L"
trains, each authentic token is
made of antiqued stainless steel, and feature the official CTA logo in the center.
Subway token cufflinks
are bezel-set in
a sterling silver plated backing, and are gift boxed in a unique Chicago map gift box.
CTA Certificate of Authenticity.
" V Nickel Cufflinks " Item # SW203
Before the buffalo nickel, there was the Liberty Head nickel, or V nickel, which
was minted from 1883 to 1912.
These beautiful, genuine coins are individually set in a handmade, sterling
silver frame and backing.
3/4" diameter. Samuel Wright cufflinks are packaged in a distinctive
signature gift box.