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"Champion" Furnace Ash Sifter and Coal Saver

"Champion" Furnace Ash Sifter and Coal Saver

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Currently not on view
Object Name
shovel, sifting
date made
ca 1945 - 1950
patent date
1918-02-26
1951-05-08
place made
United States: Michigan, Niles
place owned
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
wire, iron, galvanized (scoop material)
iron, galvanized (shank material)
oak, red (handle material)
ink (labels material)
paper (labels material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 8 5/8 in x 50 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 21.9075 cm x 127.635 cm
ID Number
1981.0198.01
accession number
1981.0198
catalog number
1981.0198.01
Credit Line
Gift of Weider Hardware Wholesalers (through Sam Weider)
subject
Daily Life
Heating
Household Tools and Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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