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Button Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this uniform jacket button from a Post Office Department (POD) letter carrier. The button was produced by the Waterbury Button Company of Waterbury, Connecticut. There is no additional information to indicate who presented the button to Owney or when it was given to the dog.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal: P.O.D (below figure of a man)
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7/8 in. (2.22 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.236
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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