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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: Triangle in the center. The legend reads: MOUNT MORIAH CHAPTER No. 20 R.A.M./ WARRANTED MAY 31st A.D./ 1921/ WATERBURY, CONN.
Reverse: Image of a keystone, flanked by a hammer and chisel. Keystone reads: KSHTWSST. The legend reads: ONE PENNY.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.1 cm; 1 1/4 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1636
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1636
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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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