Henry Fussell Advertising 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: Image of two parasols. The legend reads: MANUFACTURER OF SUNSHADES & C./ CHEAP FOR CASH.
Reverse: The legend reads: HENRY B. FUSSELL/ NO. 2 N. FOURTH ST N.W. CORNER OF MARKET ST. PHILADELPHIA.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm; in
ID Number
1981.0296.1510
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1510
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
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Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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