- Description (Brief)
- The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this 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.
- Obverse: Image of a wagon. Legend: BYERS BROTHERS/ SHERMAN TEX. DEALERS IN STANDARD FARM MACHINERY SCHUTTLER WAGONS &c &c/ PARIS 1867/ PHILADELPHIA 1876/ PARIS 1878.
- Reverse: Image of a factory. Legend: THE PIONEER WAGON WORKS OF THE WEST/ ESTABLISHED 1843/ PETER SCHUTTLER CHICAGO.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 3.25 cm; 1 1/4 in
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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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