I.W. Harper Whiskey Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this advertising 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: The legend reads: I. W. HARPER/ NELSON COUNTY/ KY.
Reverse: The legend reads: GOLD MEDAL WHISKEY.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced
I. W. Harper
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2 cm; 13/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1507
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1507
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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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