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Tools, steel pipe threader c1900

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

Description
A steel tool with 2 long arms and central square plate perforated with specific shapes secured by a long screw
Size
L72cm ; plate 8cmx5cm; Screw 9cm
Object Registration
01389
Keywords
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Historical information
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 pipe threader is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900
Last updated
6 Aug 2020 at 4:25PM