Worcester Street Railway Company Fare Token

Description (Brief):

The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this transportation 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 transportation tokens. The token has a heart-shape punched out of the center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: The legend reads: WORCESTER STREET RWY CO

Description (Brief)

Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR/ONE FARE

Date Made: early 20th century

Referenced: Worcester Street Railway Co.Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection, Transportation


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1469Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1469

Object Name: token

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.65 cm; 5/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0be4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1382472

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