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Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this railway baggage check token while riding on the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad. The token shows that it would have been used for baggage originating in Washington, D.C. The tag was manufactured by Edmund Hoole’s Manufacturing Company of New York City.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal: FROM / WASHINGTON / 622 / B&P.R.R.
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.245
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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