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Object Name Die
Catalog Number 1993.8.311
Maker D. Saunders Sons
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Cast steel
Dimensions H-2 W-18.5 D-2 inches
Description This is a bolt die. It has a cast iron body with two solid handles, cutting box, bottom shaving slots, and four bolt holes. There is a lid with four holes of varying diameter bolts on the cutting box. The four cutting dies are for .125", .25", .375", and .50 inch diameter bolts.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People D. Saunders Sons
Subjects Die industry
Bolts & nuts
Tools
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS