Toy Trip Hammer

Description (Brief)
This toy trip hammer was manufactured by an unknown maker during the 20th century. The trip hammer toy could be powered by connecting its pulley directly to an engine or a line shaft, and raised and struck via the cam on its central axel.
Currently not on view
Physical Description
tin (part material)
white metal (part material)
wood (base material)
base - from catalog card: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; x 13.97 cm x 8.255 cm
pulleys - from catalog card: 2 in; x 5.08 cm
overall: 3 in x 3 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 8.255 cm x 13.6525 cm
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Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History