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ULATCO Token

Referenced:
Utah Light and Traction Company
Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements:
overall: 2.3 cm; 7/8 in
Object Name:
token
Subject:
Industry & Manufacturing
Transportation
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
ID Number:
1981.0296.1453
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1453
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 token has an image of a beehive in the center.
Obverse: The legend reads: ULATCO/SALT LAKE CITY
Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR ONE FARE/ (Signature) Thomas/TREAS.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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