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M00488 - Scarce Slave Tag for Mechanic 1804

Item Number: M00488

Item Title: Scarce Slave Tag for Mechanic 1804

Price: $6000

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: CS

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Location Recovered: Laurel Springs Plantation

Description:These slave tags were hung around the neck of slaves hired out for work. They are only found marked Charleston or Charleston Neck. "Mechanic" is one of the scarcer trades to recover and used to fetch upwards of $10,000, but this is still a very good price for this one.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/copper-neck-tags-evoke-experience-american-slaves-hired-out-part-time-laborers-76039831/


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