Many 19th-century glasshouses issued scrip, …

Many 19th-century glasshouses issued scrip, or credit that could only be redeemed at their company store. Often decorated with images of glassmakers at work, these pieces of glasshouse money tell us a lot about how glasshouses worked in the past. See more glasshouse money in “Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library.” 

Twenty-five cent money scrip, Redford Glass Company, Troy: M. King, probably 1831-1851. CMGL 167618.