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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Metal curry comb with wooden handle. This curry comb consists of three metal pieces at the bottom that have been bent to form six rows of corrugated edges. Two elongated pieces of metal that make up the sides of the comb have been riveted on top of the ends of the scraping edges. Imprinted on bot…
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Manufacturer
McKinnon St. Catherines Columbus Ontario
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Columbus
Ontario
Description
Metal curry comb with wooden handle. This curry comb consists of three metal pieces at the bottom that have been bent to form six rows of corrugated edges. Two elongated pieces of metal that make up the sides of the comb have been riveted on top of the ends of the scraping edges. Imprinted on both pieces of elongated metal is 'MCKINNON, ST. CATHERINES, COLUMBUS, ONT.' A metal bar with spikes extends from one end of the elongated metal piece to the other metal piece which has been riveted on top, this is called the mane comb. A wire brace, which is one piece extends from the handle over and through the scraping edges and back to the handle again. The handle is round and bulges at the center then tapers to a metal collar at one end. The other end has an oval piece of wire sticking out of it, this is called an eyelet.
History Of Use
This device was used to comb cows and horses manes, coats and tail.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
6
Width
11.5
Length
23.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.15.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact