Wrought Iron Calipers and Cast Iron Horse Weight, 19th century, calipers thought to be used by coopers in barrel-making, has disk-hinge at top with flattened curve slide fitted through rectangular mortises in handles, thumb-screw is used to tighten, arms terminate in rectangular grips, wd. 22 3/4, overall lg. 25 1/2; the square horse weight with molded top edge and large iron ring, ht. of weight 5 1/2, wd. 4 3/4, dp. 4 3/4 in.
Provenance: Calipers purchased at Sabbath Day Lake, Maine.
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