Pliers

Object Number: 
INV.903
Date: 
ca. 1870-1910
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 in. ( 1.3 x 21.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: in pen on underside of lower jaw: "E.B. CHILDS" molded: into the interior of one arm: "3" molded: into side: "[?] MMINGS & SONS/3/WARRANTED/STEEL & HAMMER"
Description: 
Cast iron pliers with curved jaws and corrugated teeth above a small rectangular hammer head; the end of one arm of the pliers has a V-shaped nail remover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group