Obverse Design "NCO MESS" curved along the top. "ALBROOK" and "AFB" in two lines across the middle. "C.Z." curving along the bottom. Circle of beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge. No other ornaments.
Reverse Design A large "25" with "IN TRADE" in an oval block across the lower half of the number. Small C to the right of the upper part of the "5". Circle of beads close to the edge. Smooth plain raised edge.
Metal Aluminum, colored red. Weight 2.1 .1 grams. Size and Shape Round, 28.65 mm in diameter.
Dates Issued Unknown.
Issuer Albrook AFB.
Mintage Unknown.
Rarity Common. Manufacturer Unknown, but has a reverse design commonly used by Meyer and Wenthe. Other Catalog Numbers Asociación Numismático's F-16, Cunningham's CZ10a (photo), Curto's A412-25, Henkle's CZ-75 (photo) and Plumer page #1.
Varieties None known.
Function Mess token.
Population Count Twelve specimens in collector hands are known to me. Recent sales include:
  1. Auction sale on ebay on February 20, 2007 for $20.50 plus $1.50 shipping.
  2. Auction sale on ebay on April 26, 2006 for $24.99.
  3. Auction sale on ebay on January 15, 2004 for $45.87 plus $1.50 shipping.
  4. Auction sale on ebay on May 3, 2004 for $24.99.

Albrook AFB Service Center
Albrook AFB Service Center
3½x5½ From Dexter Press Post Card No. C 1238. pc05-12