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New York & Albany Steam Boat Token

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Catalog Data:
Referenced:
People's Line of Steamboats
Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements:
overall: 1.9 cm; 3/4 in
Object Name:
token
Description (Brief):
The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this time table 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 tokens.
Obverse: The legend reads: NEW YORK AND ALBANY/ PEOPLES LINE OF STEAM BOATS
Reverse: The legend reads: TIME TABLE/ LEAVE N.Y./ 6 P.M./ LEAVE ALBANY/ 7 ½ P.M.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
1981.0296.1602
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1602
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center