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Winnipeg, Manitoba Owney tag

Description:

Owney made at least two trips into Canada, including the one commemorated in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by this brass octagonal tag. Owney rode on a Canadian railway post office car and received this tag on June 27, 1895.

Date:
June 27, 1895
Markings:
literal: R.Y.P.O.C.A.R. / WINNIPEG MAN / 27TH JUNE / 1895
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (3.81 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.190
Place:
Manitoba (Canadian province)

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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