- Description (Brief)
- The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this transportation 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 transportation tokens. The center of the token is stamped out to form a “B.”
- Obverse: The legend reads: BRISTOL TRACTION CO.
- Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR ONE FARE.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
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- catalog number
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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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