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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
An intricate Stanley metal plane with a wooden handle, knob and plane guide at the very bottom. 45 STANLEY AND TRADE 45 MARK '45' are stamped in three places on the metal part of this side of the plane and is attached to the wooden guide on the basel. There is also "8" stamped above the '45' on th…
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Manufacturer Notes
Stanley Rule & Level Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
An intricate Stanley metal plane with a wooden handle, knob and plane guide at the very bottom. 45 STANLEY AND TRADE 45 MARK '45' are stamped in three places on the metal part of this side of the plane and is attached to the wooden guide on the basel. There is also "8" stamped above the '45' on this side .'No. 45' is stamped on the opposite side of the plane. "STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO..PAT. MCH 11. 84 & JAN. 22. 95' is marked towards the back of the smooth metal guide and above the wooden base. The plane itself has 2 long round metal rods extending to one side with a handle shaped loop between them. One rod has a round wooden knob on it and the opposite rod does not. The plane blade is mountd to one side of the 'loop' & is secured in place with a screw at the top and a back brace at the bottom. Various screws are used to adjust the level of the cut. The wooden handle at the back is for guiding the plane through the cutting.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Height
16.5 cm
Length
24.4 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
measurements taken from longest & highest points
Accession No.
2017.98.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Promotional Give Away Tape Measurer
Sub-Category
CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Promotional Give Away Tape Measurer
History Of Use
Hand out Paner Company. May have come from estate Birnie Hoskins.
Accession No.
2011.0009.02
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Description
Item is a long four sided iron nail. It's head is split. It has a sloping point. The nail is bent in the middle.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Item is a long four sided iron nail. It's head is split. It has a sloping point. The nail is bent in the middle.
History Of Use
This item is part of a larger accession of mining related equipment, and therefore it is possible the nail was used in a mining context.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Accession No.
1992.12.3 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped a…
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Other Names
Loader and Crimper
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped attachment. The bottom part of this attachment pushes upward. Also, wired to the top of this is a small brass measuring cup with handle for measuring gun powder. It looks like a short fat bullet shell with a finger sized handle attached to it, and a small curved spout on the top for pouring the powder. It also has an adjustable measuring device on the bottom of it. Engraved on it is 'POWDER 2 1/2 2 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 SHOT'. B) This shell loader has a clamp for attaching loader to table top, a handle on the left hand side to hold the empty casing in place and a handle on right.
Narrative
This tool was used for loading and crimping shotgun shells.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
WOODEN PLANE WITH HANDLE 2 PARALLEL PIECES OF HARDWOOD 2.5 CM APART HELD TOGETHER BY 2 - 15 CM METAL RODS WITH ADJUSTMENT SCREWS ON THE TOP.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
WOODEN PLANE WITH HANDLE 2 PARALLEL PIECES OF HARDWOOD 2.5 CM APART HELD TOGETHER BY 2 - 15 CM METAL RODS WITH ADJUSTMENT SCREWS ON THE TOP.
Narrative
THESE PLANES WERE USED FOR CUTTING PANEL GROVES IN DOOR AND CHEST FRAMES AS WELL AS PREPARING DRAWER SLIDES
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
15
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.3.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push …
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Manufacturer
DIXON&SONS
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push action for opening and closing the top of the powder flask. This was considered to be an automatic pre-measuring device.
Narrative
This type of item was used from the 1600s to the mid 1800s. They were used for reloading mussel loader or cap & ball type pistols. They were always made of a non-marking material, generally copper (though brass and silver are sometimes encountered). This one is made of brass & bronze.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Length
20.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1975.106.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Description
Item is a long four sided iron nail. It's head is split. It has a sloping point. The nail is bent in the middle.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Item is a long four sided iron nail. It's head is split. It has a sloping point. The nail is bent in the middle.
History Of Use
This item is part of a larger accession of mining related equipment, and therefore it is possible the nail was used in a mining context.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Accession No.
1992.12.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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