|Title||Identification tag, A. Lamprecht, and key ring belonging to Florence or Madeline Miller, 716 Garden St., Hoboken. n.d, ca. 1920-1940.|
|Object Name||Tag, Identification|
|Collection||Papers of Florence G. Miller & Family|
|Credit||Gift of Charles J. Tramer & Frank Balogh.|
|Scope & Content||
Identification tag and key ring belonging to Florence or Madeline Miller of 716 Garden St., Hoboken. No date, circa 1920-1940.
Plated metal tag, oval 3/4" high x 1-5/16" long, with 3/16" hole at left end; stamped with eagle at at top edge and a store name below - A. Lamprecht, 400 Wash'n [Washington] St., Hoboken, N.J. Reverse is blank. The tag advertises the business (which is unstated and has not been identified but was probably a paint / hardware store.) Although the back is blank - not the common text usually put there such as "If found, please drop in mail" - the tags were often used for such a purpose.
Tag removed from ring for imaging. The 1-5/8" diameter split metal ring holds two keys that are typical of ones used for locks such as a desk (including internal compartments), boxes, piano, trunks, etc.
|Year Range from||1920|
|Year Range to||1940|
400 Washington St.
716 Bloomfield St.
|Caption||identification tag A. Lamprecht|
Business & Commerce