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Object Name Gimlet
Catalog Number 1993.8.355
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Steel; wood
Dimensions H-7.5 W-3.25 D-1 inches
Description This gimlet has a turned wooden handle that has a slight round taper on both wings. There are nine incised lines and a dark finish. The body is mortised into the handle and it is round for 4 1/2". There is a full twist 1 1/2" ending in a pointed screw lead.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Tools
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS