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Object Name Tool
Catalog Number 1993.8.252
Date 1900-1950
Material(s) cast steel
Dimensions H-11.5 W-4 D-1.5 inches
Description These are cast steel valve lifter tongs, enameled black with textured grips and valve lifter "U" shaped jaws. The top of jaws are scored with diagonal lines. The handles are ridged along the outside edges.
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
Search Terms Tools
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS