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Other Name
AUTOMATIC DRILL IN CASE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, CARDBOARD, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19990038037
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
AUTOMATIC DRILL IN CASE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1940
Materials
STEEL, CARDBOARD, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
3
Height
3.5
Length
26.2
Width
3.5
Description
1. DRILL - SILVER AND BLACK. BAKELITE HANDLE. THE END OF THE HANDLE ROTATES TO REVEAL EIGHT DIFFERENT HOLES, WITHIN WHICH ARE EIGHT DRILL BITS. ETCHED BELOW THIS ROTATABLE PIECE ARE THE NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 8, AND "MILLERS FALLS CO GREENFIELD MASS, MADE IN USA NO.188A". THERE IS ALSO A SMALL SILVER KNOB THAT MOVES VERTICALLY, TO LOCK AND RELEASE ROTATING END. 2. BOX - 2 PIECES. CARDBOARD. LID IS RED. A GOLD LABEL ON LID READS IN BLACK "ONE AUTOMATIC DRILL WITH BAKELITE MAGAZINE HANDLE CONTAINING 8 DRILL POINTS MADE IN U.S.A. BY MILLERS FALLS COMPANY, GREENFIELD, MASS.". GOLD LABEL ON ONE SIDE OF LID AS WELL.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
BELONGED TO FRED A. EWING. BAKELITE HANDLE SUGGESTS TIME PERIOD BEFORE WWII, AFTER WHICH BAKELITE WAS LARGELY REPLACED. SEE P19990038001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990038037
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
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