Mystery Mining Tokens, Checks, Tallies & Motties

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King Coal Check or Badge  N.C.B. Dated Checks or Fobs for 1980, 1981 & 1982.  A Steel embossed Check From Rockingham Colliery  A China Clay Pit check from Cornwall 
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Explosive Canister Tags - Why are some marked with "15" Sumerlee Coal Company Check N.C.& Co. War Relief Check North Notts. Area Colliery Check
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Mantrain Checks Cage Riding or Rope Checks Ollerton  Checks with letter counter stamps WB & Co tokens found on site of Dean & Chapter Colliery
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Dated checks from Victoria Colliery Doncaster Area Pay Check Designs  A mystery check from Yorkshire Another mystery check from Yorkshire
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A possible P.H.B. Check from Stafford Colliery A Lime Works related token from Burham, Kent A Mystery A.C.C. Ltd. check A small hoard of unidentified Colliery Checks
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Is this the earliest known British lamp check? Is this a lamp token? A Mystery Token from Pegswood A Mystery Mining Fob from County Durham
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High or Hem ? What's the Story behind this North Staffordshire Check? A Mystery Reversed Embossed Token from Deaf Hill Colliery What were Split Shifts used for?  
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