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Tools, Nail remover snip c 1900

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
This forged steel nail snip was used to remove embedded nails by builders c1900
Size
L23cm x W 6cm diam 2.5cm
Object Registration
01387
Keywords
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Historical information
These forged nail snips we used to remove embedded nails by builders. Among the early settlers in Moorabbin Shire were blacksmiths who made tools for the other settlers who were establishing the homes, market gardens, farms, orchards and various businesses. Early settlers were self reliant and repaired their own equipment for kitchen,dairy, farm, horses, carts using various tools .
When Made
c1900
Significance
This hammer is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900
Last updated
6 Aug 2020 at 3:19PM