Pioneer Wagon Works Advertising Token

Description (Brief):

The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this advertising token during the second half of the 19th 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 various consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and tokens.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Wagon. Legend: MFR. OF FARM, FREIGHT, & SPRING WAGONS/ FIRST PREMIUM PARIS 1867 PHILADELPHIA 1876/ GEO. A. LOWE. AGT. SALT LAKE CITY.

Description (Brief)

Reverse: Image of a factory. Legend: THE PIONEER WAGON WORKS OF THE WEST/ ESTABLISHED 1843/ PETER SCHUTTLER CHICAGO.

Date Made: late 19th century

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, Advertising, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection

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Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1626Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1626

Object Name: token

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.2 cm; 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-15a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1382658

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