Alfred Willard Token

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1830-1844

GUSN

GUSN-256092

Description

Circular token. Side 1 has an image of a hair comb encircled by Alfred Willard's address. Side 2 has printed text advertising Alfred Willard's goods and services.

Details

Descriptive Terms

copper (metal)
Token

Inscription

Heads: "ALFRED WILLARD 149 WASHINGTON ST BOSTON"; Tails: IMPORTER OF JEWELRY, FANCY GOODS, CUTTERY & o. around the edge. BRUSHES/PERFUMERY/COMBS &o/BY/WHOLESALE OR/RETAIL, in the center. (stamped)
"IMPORTER OF JEWELRY * FANCY GOODS, CUTLERY &c" "BRUSHES,/ PERFUMERY,/ COMBS &c/ BY/ WHOLESALE/ OR/ RETAIL" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original To Fogg-Rollins House,

Additional Identification Number

275.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Fogg Rollins Charitable Trust

Accession Number

2011.81.1

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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