Show Case Manufacturing Company Advertising Token

Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this token during the late 19th 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: N.W. SHOW CASE MF'G CO./ 59&61 SO CANAL ST, CHICAGO/ 10C.
Reverse: The legend reads: RE'D'M'BLE IN SUMS NOT EX'C'D'G PR CT ON PURCHASE/ GOOD FOR 10C IN MDSE.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.1 cm; 13/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1564
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1564
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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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