- Description (Brief)
- This patriotic token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut 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, and campaign medals.
- Obverse: Image of Lady Liberty holding a torch and a shield , with a man holding up a rifle. The legend reads: WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES, OUR FORTUNES, AND OUR SACRED HONOR.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- early 20th century
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
- Physical Description
- bronze (overall material)
- overall: 4.2 cm x 3.7 cm; 1 5/8 in x 1 7/16 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Scovill, Inc.
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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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