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Catalog Data

Honoree:
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897  Search this
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in. (3.81 x 2.7 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Place:
Georgia
Date:
1888-1897
Description:
Owney received this token while visiting the Atlanta Constitution, a daily newspaper. Owney frequently visited newspapers in towns (after first visiting the local post office) and was a great favorite of reporters around the country. There is no information to indicate when Owney received this tag. Atlanta, Georgia was home to several railway lines that Owney traveled.
Topic:
Popular Culture  Search this
Object number:
0.052985.366
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm84c4739fe-1e8c-4462-b292-633412de8c59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.366