We've recently discussed student id tags and slave tags, now here comes something completely different: a goat tag.
Dealer Gene Brandenburg writes:
I thought readers would enjoy seeing an unusual piece that Tom Kays & I are "butting heads" over (Tom's trying to flim flam me again, and he'll probably succeed). I Googled the name and came up with someone living during the early 20th century, but the street address was different.
This looks 19th century to me - its either copper or brass & about the width of a silver dollar. Tom says that it's the only "goat tag" he's ever seen, which makes it not worth very much (Tom's logic is sometimes self-serving :-). I'm wondering if anyone else out there in the vast E Sylum universe has seen another. If they have, please don't tell Tom.
Well - what do readers make of this? What is it? Is there such a thing as a goat tag?
The inscription is:
91 Court St.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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