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Atlanta, Georgia Owney tag

Description:

There is no available information to indicate when this tag was presented to Owney by the staff or proprietor of the Ballard Transfer company of Atlanta, Georgia. The tag was originally manufactured by W. W. Wilcox of Chicago, which was a major manufacturer of railroad baggage tags and similar metal items in the late nineteenth century. The Wilcox company manufactured other baggage tags that were presented to Owney.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
THE BALLARD / TRANSFER CO / ATLANTA. GA / 541
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.45 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.22
Place:
Georgia

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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