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Travelers Preferred Accident Association Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token while in Chicago, the most active railway town in the United States. The donor was from the “Travelers Preferred Accident Association,” a well known insurance company of the time. There is no additional information indicating the name of the donor or the date Owney received this token. This style of identification token was often attatched to items, such as keys, that might be lost.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
RETURN TO / Travelers / Preferred / ACCIDENT ASS'N / POLICY NO. 3865 / Chicago,
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (1.91 x 3.49 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.39
Place:
Illinois
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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