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San Francisco, California Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this round token while visiting San Francisco, California on April 12, 1893. The token was designed to resemble a cancellation marking, with the date “Apr 12” and time “3am” noted, as well as a “Rec’d” or received marking, noting undoubtedly the dog’s arrival. Owney was in San Francisco on his way south. On April 21, 1893, he was honored at a dog show in Los Angeles.

Date:
1893
Markings:
literal: SAN FRANCISCO, CAL / REC'D / APR / 12 / AM / 1893
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.153
Place:
California

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin Owney tag
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Owney tag
  • Mitchell Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Puyallup Owney tag
  • Puyallup, Washington Owney tag
  • Rock Island, Illinois Owney tag
  • San Antonio, Texas Owney tag
  • San Francisco, California Owney tag
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