token

Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this freemason’s 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: Masonic symbol of a triple tau inside a triangle. The legend reads: EUREKA NO. 22 R.A.M./WATERBURY, CONN.
Reverse: Image of a keystone with a circle lettered KSHTWSST. The legend reads: THEY RECEIVED EVERY MAN/ A PENNY.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.4 cm; 1 5/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1634
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1634
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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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