Owney tag

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Description
Owney received this token while traveling in the West. The name Sumas could indicate a hotel or business in the Dakota Territory, or the town of Sumas, Washington, along the Canadian border. There is no additional information to indicate exactly where Owney was when he received this token.
Honoree
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897
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National Postal Museum Collection
1891
Object number
0.052985.448
Medium
metal (brass)
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 3/16 in. (3.02 cm)
National Postal Museum
Type
Seals, Symbols & Signage