Country of Issue: New Zealand Manufacturer: Unknown Diameter: 35mm
Coin Dates: (Known to Exist) 1873, 1874, 1886, 1897, 1907
(Images and Information Courtesy of Don McKenzie)
Reverse Legend: “To save money buy everything from” above farthing and “Universal supply stores – Hutchinson Bros Ltd – Auckland” below Obverse Legend: “Lucky Farthing – Take my advice keep me and never want” around farthing
The Hutchinson Brothers 'Universal' stores were a very well known company in 1906 They operated 3 Auckland stores one at the corner of Custom St West / Queen Street and the others at Ponsonby and Newmarket. They were Grocers and General supply sellers.
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