Frank Buck Medal

Frank Buck Medal

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Description (Brief)
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this 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. This medal has two holes so it could be attached to clothing.
Obverse: Image of Frank Buck wearing a pith helmet. The legend reads: FRANK BUCK
Reverse: Image of a growling panther. The legend reads: TIDAK HILANG BERANI.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
token
depicted
Buck, Frank Howard
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.2 cm; 1 1/4 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1524
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1524
subject
Entertainment, general
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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