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Philadelphia and Boston HOURS
HOURS System

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Administrator Information
Name Fred Kittelmann
E-mail Address h_ours@yahoo.com
First Language English
URL Address www.hoursystem.net
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 2001
Community Philadelphia and Boston
City / Urban Area Philadelphia and Boston
Country United States
Medium of Exchange Accounts
Unit of Value Units of Time
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. FREE - No Charge
Purpose for Establishing System Reduce Need for National Currency
Size of Membership 260
Population of Area Served by System 3,000,000
Yearly Volume of Trade Internal Currency: 56
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