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Spring Clip/Tool

Object Number: 
2002.1.1507
Date: 
1880
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
4 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This spring clip or puncture tool has a spring load handle and a nail under the clip end for puncturing. It is embossed "Novelty"on the top, and on one side "Pat'd April, 15. 1880" and on the other "British. Apr' 14th 80."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group