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Fly swatter

Description

Fly swatter with wooden handle; wire swatter surrounded around edge with green yarn; metal and green wood handle with loop at end for hanging.

Details

Maker
U.S. Manufacturing Corp. (Maker)
Date
1910-1940
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle: Front: ""THE US LINE/ U.S. MFG. CORP./ DECATUR. ILL/ MADE IN U.S.A."" Back: ""REGAL/ TRADE MARK/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ U.S. MFG. CORP/ DECATUR. ILL""
Location of origin
Decatur, IL, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
wire
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Illinois (United States)
Descriptive terms
fly swatters
SWATTER, FLY
Tin
tin (metal)
Wire
wire
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3295
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20125

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