The Pantheon Saloon Token – James Dodd

Original research by DrDarryl. Click to enlarge images. Image below is a TC-4858 variety of Medcalf & Russell (MR) 2TS-21.

1895 Pantheon Saloon Honolulu Token

  • James Dodd first started in a hotel and stable business in 1878.

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  • James Dodd advertised drinks (ales, wines, and liquors) at his hotel in 1878.

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  • Actual image of the Pantheon Saloon.

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  • Another actual image of the Pantheon Saloon.

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  • James Dodd renewed his retail spirit license in 1881 under the Pantheon Saloon business name.

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  • James Dodd opened his new saloon on June 9, 1883

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  • James Dodd died on January 21, 1900.

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  • There are three documented versions of  M&R 2TS-21 Pantheon Saloon tokens.

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  • A quick comparison of the 3 varieties:

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