New Western Australian Numismatic Book

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DOG REGISTRATION DISCS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA by Walter Bloom and Alf Campbell has just appeared, published by Hesperian Press. This 162 page A4 book in full colour outlines the history of dog registration discs since their first known appearance in 1898 together with details of their manufacturers. There are sections on known collections, methods of manufacture, known and estimated mintage figures up until 1920, rarity, the different types up until 1940, the range of Road Districts and Municipalities, and finally the extensive collection of Alf Campbell. There is also a brief introduction on other related collectables, including cart plates and camel and goat registration discs. The book is available from Hesperian Press at $60 plus postage, but copies can be obtained at the 28 December PNS Fair directly by advance request.

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