Taylors & Richards Advertising Token

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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: IMPORTERS AND AGENTS FOR SCOVILLS GILT, WILLISTONS LASTING HORN BONE AND ALL OTHER KINDS OF BUTTONS.
Reverse: Image of an eagle with shield, gripping arrows and an olive branch. The legend reads: TAYLORS & RICHARDS/ NO. 45 CEDAR ST./ NEW- YORK.
referenced
Taylors & Richards
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.8 cm; 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1478
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1478
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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