Clinker Tongs (Clinker Remover)

Date Made: 1920s1940 - 1950

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: MidwestPlace Owned: United States: Michigan, Detroit

Subject: Daily LifeHeatingHousehold Tools and Equipment


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Credit Line: Gift of Weider Hardware Wholesalers (through Sam Weider)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0198.02Accession Number: 1981.0198Catalog Number: 1981.0198.02

Object Name: tongs, clinker

Physical Description: iron, galvanized (handle shaft; jaws material)wire, iron, galvanized (jaw mechanism material)oak, red (grip material)Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 41 in x 6 in; 6.6675 cm x 104.14 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_310973

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