Wafer Iron


Circular wafer iron, plier form; one plate features an incuse diamond pattern incorporating "JW / 1785", while the other has a stylized tree with "1786". Two, long, tapered handles, rectangular in section, with plain, rounded tips. Both handles have oblong pads double-riveted to plates. No additional marks.

Date Made: 1785-1786

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Russell E. Sard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.66.0421Catalog Number: 66.0421Accession Number: 264125

Object Name: iron, wafer

Physical Description: iron, wrought (handles material)iron, cast (plates material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 35 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 14.2875 cm x 89.2175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-42d8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318635

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