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Genuine Token from the Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway Company! (1919 - 1968)
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.
Three sections of the center are punched out.
Obverse: The legend reads: EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS/EM/ST. RY. CO.
Reverse: The legend reads: GOOD FOR ONE/EM/ZONE FARE