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Corry, Pennsylvania Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token from the postal employees of Corry, Pennsylvania on May 26, 1893. Corry was a busy railway town, served by the New York & Lake Erie line, the Pennsylvania and Lake Erie line, and the Western New York & Pennsylvania railway line. According to the official register of postal employees, the tag represented the town’s four postal staff members: J.B. Patterson, the town postmaster, and postal clerks Harriet O. Carlburg, James Davidson, and Walter E. Guignon.

Date:
May 26, 1893
Markings:
literal: MAY 26 1893 / POSTAL / EMPLOYEES / CORRY Pa.
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.216
Place:
Pennsylvania

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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