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Belt joiner

From the Collection of Cheese World Museum 5330 Great Ocean Road Allansford Victoria

Description
Heavy metal belt-joiner tool painted green with hinged pieces. Inside a brass comb-like piece is attached with three screws. A row of staples is inserted into the comb and a hook slides through to lock in place when repairing a belt. A flat section on the top is hit with a hammer to knit the metal staples together.
Size
H4.5 x W10 x L12.5 cm
Object Registration
A1011
Keywords
allansford, tools, belts, mechanics, ken cathie, gem
Historical information
Used by Ken Cathie in his mechanics workshop.
Inscriptions & Markings
GEM (on box)
Last updated
8 Mar 2017 at 12:01PM