Lewis L. Squire & Sons Advertising Token

Lewis L. Squire & Sons Advertising Token

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this advertising token during the mid 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 a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, medals, coins, and tokens.
Obverse: The legend reads: LEWIS L. SQUIRE & SONS/ SHIP CHANDLERS AND ROPE MAKERS./ 283 FRONT ST. NEW YORK.
Reverse: The legend reads: DEALERS IN ANCHORS OILS PAINTS BLOCKS & C./ OAKUM SPIKES NAVAL STORES/ IMPORTERS OF CHAIN CABLES.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.8 cm; 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1516
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1516
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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