Grover Cleveland Commemorative Token

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Description (Brief)
This token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. Scovill was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce various consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and political tokens.
Obverse: Bust of Grover Cleveland facing right. Legend: 22ND & 24TH PRESIDENT, U.S.A., 1885 1889 1893 1897/GROVER CLEVELAND.
Reverse: "OLD GROVER"/ "THE MAN OF DESTINY"/ MAYOR OF BUFFALO GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK FAVORED TARIFF REDUCTION EXPANDED CIVIL SERVICE SHOWED KEEN TACT IN HIS FOREIGN POLICY.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Cleveland, Grover
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm; in
ID Number
1981.0296.1289
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1289
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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