Newport Bridge Token Necklace

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Newport Bridge Token Necklace

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Wear a Piece of Newport History

940,000 Bridge Tokens were made into scrap metal after discontinuing their use. A few hundred were saved to make these necklaces. Handmade in Newport, RI, they come with an informative card making them wonderful gifts! Each necklace comes on a 30" Ball Chain that can be cut with scissors to shorten to a custom length. 

*Every token is unique. There may be rust or variations in color due to the years of use. If you would prefer an very rusty or a very shiny token please email greenenvyri@gmail.com to check availability. 

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Token Styles and their Rarity

Classic Blank - The most common of the tokens, no center imprints on the front or back. COMMON

Classic Bridge - The most common of the imprinted designs, showing a side view of the Newport Bridge. COMMON

Sailboat - To commemorate the Tall Ships Festival held in Newport. Imprinted design of a sailboat. UNCOMMON

35th Anniversary - To commemorate the Anniversary of the Newport Bridge's construction in 1969. Shows a ground view of the bridge. UNCOMMON

50th Anniversary - To commemorate the Anniversary of the start of the RI Turnpike & Bridge Authority in 1954. Imprint of the front view of the Newport Bridge. RARE

75th Anniversary - To commemorate the construction of the Mount Hope Bridge in 1929. Imprint of the Mount Hope Bridge, but this is still a Newport Bridge token, used to cross the Newport Bridge. EXTREMELY RARE. 

We'd like to buy the bridge tokens you have left. Email greenenvyri@gmail.com.