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.

Location: Currently not on view

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Related Publication: Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection

Credit Line: Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MC.329084Catalog Number: 329084Accession Number: 278175

Object Name: toy, trip-hammer

Physical Description: tin (part material)white metal (part material)wood (base material)Measurements: base - from catalog card: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; x 13.97 cm x 8.255 cmpulleys - from catalog card: 2 in; x 5.08 cmoverall: 3 in x 3 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 8.255 cm x 13.6525 cm


Record Id: nmah_847160

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