Lanarkshire Steel Co Pay Check

The Lanarkshire Steel Works was founded at Flemington near Motherwell in 1889.

The company made a variety of steel products until taken over by Colville's in the 1930s, after which it concentrated on making large steel sections like girders.

This token was used given to an employee so that they could collect their weekly wage at the end of the week.

Museum reference:
NLC-2005-357
Date:
1800 or after
On display:
Summerlee Museum: Exhibition Hall
Associated with:
1952 · Lanarkshire Steel Co Ltd · Lanarkshire Steelworks, Flemington, Motherwell · The works were founded by the Lanarkshire Steel Co Ltd. Taken over by Colvilles in 1936 and Nationalised under the British Steel Corporation in 1967. They were closed in 1978.


Dimensions:
height: 21mm
width: 41mm
depth: 1mm
Materials:
brass
Inscriptions:
LANARKSHIRE STEEL Co Ltd , 1417 , PAY CHECK
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