Eastern Massachusetts State Railway Company Token

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. Three sections of the center are punched out.
Obverse: The legend reads: EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS/EM/ST. RY. CO.
Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR ONE/EM/ZONE FARE
Location
Currently not on view
referenced
Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1367
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1367
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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