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T.P. & B. T. Co. Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this baggage check token from a transportation company with the initials “TP & BT.“ There is no additional information to indicate the name of the company, when or where it was given to the dog. The token was manufactured by William W. Wilcox’s manufacturing company. Based in Chicago, Wilcox’s company produced a number of baggage check tokens during Owney’s lifetime.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
T.P. & B.T.CO. / CLAIM BAGGAGE AT / TRANSFER / OFFICE / 654
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 13/16 x 1 1/2 in. (4.6 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.88
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  • Union News luggage Owney tag
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