Country of Issue:New Zealand Manufacturer: UnknownDiameter: 35mm Coin Dates: (Known to Exist) 1873, 1874, 1886, 1897, 1899, 1907 (Images and Information Courtesy of Don McKenzie)
ReverseLegend: “To save money buy everything from” above farthing and
“Universal supply stores – Hutchinson Bros Ltd – Auckland” below
ObverseLegend: “Lucky Farthing – Take my advice keep me and never want”
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.