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If you have unlisted lumber scrip, please contact

Mike Williams at

Mike is working on the Third Edition of the Catalogue of Lumber Company Store Tokens.

He needs photographs of both sides, any attribution, years of operation, size in mm, and composition.

If you are willing to volunteer to review the tokens in your state, please contact Mike.

Spring 2023 Coal Scrip Show

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Friday, April 14 &

Saturday, April15

Friday 10am–3pm

Saturday 9am–1pm

Country Inn & Suites

2120 Harper Road

Beckley, WV 25801

(304) 252-5100

Bring your coal scrip or other coal related items.

Dealers will be set up to buy, sell and/or trade coal scrip, tokens, badges, coal related stickers, carbide lights, reference books, collecting supplies, etc.

Show Times: Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (show times may vary as dealers arrive)
We have special room rates of $105.00 ($115.00 for king size bed) and the price and rooms will be held until 2 weeks before the show. Be sure to tell them you are with the National Scrip Collector’s Association! If you have any trouble making reservations, just advise them that Emily Almond (manager) has made the arrangements.

Country Inn & Suites is easily accessible from Interstate 64/77 (WV Turnpike). Take Exit 44 (Harper Road) and follow Route 3 West to Country Inn on the right approximately 4 tenths of a mile (1 minute) from the Interstate.

On behalf of the National Scrip Collectors Association, I want to welcome you to this updated and expanded website.  It is our intention to keep this site updated, interesting and informative for all users. If you are not already a member, please consider joining the NSCA and sharing your knowledge of coal scrip, lumber scrip, and related items. Just complete the steps on the  “Join” page. NSCA members can access current and back issues of Scrip Talk, the NSCA quarterly publication, through this site. We share scrip-related information on the “Forum” page. Join the Forum by signing up on the "Members" page. NSCA holds two Scrip Shows each year. Please plan to attend these shows to buy, sell or trade scrip, to renew old friendships, and to make new ones. 

Happy collecting!

Lynn Ours

NSCA President 

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