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San Antonio, Texas Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token from members of his greatest fan club—Railway Mail Service workers. These clerks worked out of the San Antonio, Texas post office. The token is dated April 4, 1892. Owney is known to have visited San Antonio at least twice, in 1892 and in 1895.

Date:
April 4, 1892
Markings:
FROM / R.M.S./ SAN ANTONIO,/ TEXAS./ APRIL 4, 1892
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.474
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Texas

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