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Dog License Tokens

Maysville, Kentucky Owney tag

Description:

Among the tokens given to Owney during his travels were dog license tags. This license shows that Owney has been legally registered in the city of Maysville, Kentucky. The name on the back side of the tag, W.H. Cae, has not yet been identified; Cae does not appear in registry of postal employees.

Date:
1891
Markings:
literal: DOG TAX / 1891 / NO. 90 / MAYSVILLE KY. / W.H. / CAE
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 3/8 in. (3.49 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.241
Place:
Kentucky
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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