- Description (Brief)
- The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this sales tax trial token around 1935. 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 tokens. This token was used when the sales tax was less than a cent. The trial token is made of a rubber; the finished token is object 1981.0296.1542.
- Obverse: Image of the state of Missouri. The legend reads: MISSOURI SALES TAX RECEIPT/ 5/ 5.
- Currently not on view
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History