Popsicle Token

Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this 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 tokens.
Obverse: Image of a Popsicle on a stick, the stick reads “Popsicle Patented.” The legend reads: POPSICLE/5 ICLES/EASY TO EAT.
Reverse: Image of a smiling boy, possibly Popsicle’s mascot “Popsicle Pete.” The legend reads: POPSICLE LUCKY MEDAL.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1476
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1476
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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