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16/1

16/1
Title
16/1
Date 
1896
Medium 
Plastic and metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Description 
Small round button with 16/1 pictured in indigo font on white and gold toned background, text on bottom "PATD JULY 21 1896", back of button printed, "The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J., patented July 17, 1894, April 14, 1896."
Credit Line 
Unknown
Object Number 
Z.3607
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group