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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this medal during the middle of the 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 medals.
Obverse: Bust image of Clark Gable, facing three quarters to the left. The legend reads: CLARK GABLE.
Reverse: An inscription that reads METRO GOLDWYN MAYER STAR.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Gable, Clark
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.9 cm; 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1624
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1624
subject
Entertainment, Film
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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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