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San Francisco, California Owney tag

Description:

This token, marked good for 5-cent drink, was presented to Owney in San Francisco. There is no available information to indicate when this tag was presented to Owney. The token could have been redeemed at Fred Van Ordt’s saloon that was located at Jackson & Battery streets in San Francisco. The token is marked at the bottom by L.M. Moise, San Francisco.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
J FRED..ORDT / COR. / JACKSON / & / *BATTERY / STS. / S.F. (on front) *GOOD FOR* / D R .. V K / 5 c (on back)
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.29
Place:
California
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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