Florida Ferry Company Token

Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this transportation token from 1924-1938. 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. George W. Gibbs was the President of the Florida Ferry Company, located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Obverse: The legend reads: FLORIDA/FERRY COMPANY
Reverse: The legend reads: Geo. W. Gibbs/President.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced
Florida Ferry Company
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.1 cm; 13/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1369
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1369
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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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