Patriotic Token

Description (Brief)
This patriotic token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut 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, and campaign medals.
Obverse: Image of Lady Liberty holding a torch and a shield , with a man holding up a rifle. The legend reads: WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES, OUR FORTUNES, AND OUR SACRED HONOR.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 4.2 cm x 3.7 cm; 1 5/8 in x 1 7/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1611
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1611
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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