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Jackson, Mississippi Owney tag

Description:

The design of this oval-shaped, metal tag is relatively common among the Owney tags. This one is marked "Wilson Parker, I.C.L. Counter, Jackson, Miss." There is no available information to indicate when this tag was presented to Owney.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal: WILSON PARKER / I.C.L. COUNTER / JACKSON / MISS. figurative: eagle with an American flag (on top portion of tag)
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (1.91 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.119
Place:
Mississippi