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Council Bluffs,Iowa Owney tag

Description:

From time to time Owney received practical gifts for his collar – dog tags. This one, Council Bluffs, Iowa shows that someone has covered Owney’s dog tax in 1893, permitting the pooch to wander the city without fear of arrest. There is no additional information to indicate who gave this tag to Owney.

Date:
1893
Markings:
literal: COUNCIL BLUFFS / 426 / D.T. / 1893
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.81 x 3.18 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.149
Place:
Iowa

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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