Wax jack/ taper jack
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 14.6 x 8.3 cm )
engraved or struck: beneath base: "R"
Brass taper stand or wax jack with circular pierced base; taper wound around thin shaft; scrolled handle; iron spring between taper clamp arms.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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