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Identification tag

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 1914-1918
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria;Identity, Migration & Travel
Object ID1996.025.001
Previous NUmber95.025.010
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionOval identification tag made from silver coloured metal and stamped with identifying information. Two holes punched for cord. Striped black and white cord threaded through and knotted. 
Materials/Techniquesstamped metal attached to cord
Measurementstag: 2.8 x 5 cm; cord: 32.6 cm
InscriptionsRecto: R.J.M. 39 / No 65
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Paul Meyer
Classificationdog tags (military tags)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Paul Meyer