Sawtooth Trammel


Sawtooth trammel consisting of a rectangular hanging rod or bar with square hook at bottom end that has a swelled-center, pivoting handle riveted through it and an adjustable, sawtooth extension with twelve ratchets ending in a fan- or shell-shaped hook; circular bosses at ends of handle and band at top of extension that loops around the hanging rod. Handle is stamped incuse with what appears to be "T T" in gothic or Old English letters above "1879".

Date Made: 1879

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Milton E. Kettler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.305956.0007Catalog Number: 305956.0007Accession Number: 305956

Object Name: trammel

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/8 in x 19 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 50.4825 cm x 16.1925 cm


Record Id: nmah_318624

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