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Willaim F. Maybaum Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this identification token from William F. Maybaum, a Brooklyn, New York, postal clerk. Maybaum worked in the main, or general, post office (“G.P.O.”) in Brooklyn. There is no additional information on when the tag was given to the dog. Maubaum is listed as a worker in the Brooklyn post office through the 1890s.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
Wm F. Maybaum / LETTER CARRIER / G.P.O / BKPO
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width (with "key ring"): 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (4.45 x 2.86 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.397
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
New York

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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