F. Eckstein Jr. Advertising Token

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 a water fountain. Legend reads: ONE GLASS SODA.
Reverse: Image of an eagle with shield, holding arrows in one talon, and an olive branch in the other. Legend reads: F. ECKSTEIN JR./ COR. FOURTH & MAIN STS.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced
Eckstein, Jr., F.
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 1.8 cm; 11/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1512
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1512
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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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