Wear a piece of New York nostalgia upon your wrist! The engraved dial of this luxurious Token Watch displays an exact replica of the Y-cut New York City subway token of the 1950s to 1980s. Once ubiquitous, these coins were so integral to New York life that newsstand vendors and city merchants regularly accepted them as currency.
Genuine leather strap. Japanese analog quartz movement. Water resistant'. Adjusts from 6-1/4" to 8-1/4". Watch face measures approximately 1-3/16"Diam. Boxed in a tin depicting New York City's skyline. 2-year LMW. Made in Japan.
|What's the Story||The iconic NYC subway token was first introduced in 1953. Over the next 50 years, 6 variations were designed and minted, becoming well-known symbols of the bustling underground transit system. Just after midnight on April 13, 2003, these iconic tokens were phased out.|