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Hillsboro, Ohio Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this advertising token in the shape of a pocket watch from F. Emmerling, a jeweler living in Hillsboro, Ohio. There is no information on when Emmerling gave the token to the dog. The back side carries the advertisements for “Jas. Boss” “Keystone Watch Cases.” Watch cases were sold separately from the pocket watch. Boss Keystone cases were among the most popular watch cases. The advertisement notes that Emmerling carried this cases, including the new “non-pull-out-bow” a fastener that had been patented by Keystone Watch Case Company employee Edward Chappatte in 1891.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
COMPLIMENTS/ F. EMMERLING JEWELER/ NORTH HIGH ST./ HILLSBORO/ OHIO (on front) ONLY/ JAS BOSS/ AND/ KEYSTONE/ WATCH CASES/ HAVE THE NON-PULL OUT/ BOW (RING)/ TRADEMARK (on back)
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.81 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.484
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Ohio
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