Circa 1855 Merchant Token for Scovill Manufacturing Company, Supplier of Daguerreotype Materials in New York City. Miller NY 803 (brass) Choice UNC. In 1839, Frenchman Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, introduced the Daguerreotype Process in which thiosulphate of soda was used to fix light rays to copper plates coated with silver iodide to produce a black and white picture.
The portrait industry rapidly expanded throughout the developed world. Scovill Manufacturing established itself as a leading supplier of Daguerreotype materials with its main business location in New York. This is a high quality uncirculated specimen which retains its original bright brass finish. It also has a sharp strike and nice luster.This token will make a fine addition to any high grade token collection. The item "New York Pre-Civil War Scovill Manufacturing Daguerreotype Materials NY 803" is in sale since Monday, April 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Tokens\ Civil War".
The seller is "bricksntokens" and is located in Baytown, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.