Alexandria Barcroft & Washington Transit Company Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this transportation token during the early 20th century. The Scovill Company 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 a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, medals, coins, and transportation tokens. The center of this token is punched out, leaving the shape of a “V.”
Obverse: The legend reads: A.B.&W. TRANSIT CO./1.
Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR FARE.
Currently not on view
A. B. & W. Transit Company
Scovill Manufacturing Company
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


I have one of these tokens but it has a "B" in the middle and says "Fare Change Token". Is it the same type as this one?

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