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Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
A pair of tongs made of metal fashioned by two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 40cm long. The jaws are 6cm long (from pin) and have a 90 degree elbow shape similar to an 'L'.
Other Names
band tongs
bent tongs
clevis tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A pair of tongs made of metal fashioned by two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 40cm long. The jaws are 6cm long (from pin) and have a 90 degree elbow shape similar to an 'L'.
History Of Use
Tongs used for blacksmithing.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
4
Length
47.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.41 c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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