Historical information

Exported to Australia for the trapping of dingoes. Banned in Australia for the trapping of dingoes and dogs due to animal cruelty.Dingoes are now protected as native animals and wild dogs are killed with bait.


Used by residents in the Kiewa Valley to protect young stock.

Physical description

A well made old English trap with strong folding springs., made by H. Lane in Wednesfield, His brand is Li-Lo.. It has got large 7 and a half inch round topped flat jaws. Its overall length is 22 and a half inches, excluding its original swivelled chain.Ref. Auction sheet

Inscriptions & markings

Embossed "Li-Lo" on the plate and "Made in England" and a Ministry Broad Arrow mark, indicating its official governmental use or trial.