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Buffalo, New York Owney tag

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Catalog Data:
Honoree:
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Place:
New York
Date:
May 24, 1893
Description:
Postal workers at the Buffalo, New York, post office presented this round brass tag to Owney on May 24, 1893. It is one of the earliest tags in Owney’s collection. At first, Owney did not travel far from home, including this May trip.
Object number:
0.052985.120
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National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum