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Rattrap

Description

Rat trap; paper label attached on back w/ directions for bating; rounded flat piece on bottom w/ perpendicular wooden piece w/ hook to secure metal wire; springs on back behind perpendicular piece; hole in bottom for bait.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Printed label on back: ""MANUFACTURED BY THE/ [?] Manufacturing Co., Limited/ [?] ERIE, P.A."" ""ERIE RAT TRAP./ The Best Rat Trap on Earth""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
RATTRAP
traps (trapping equipment)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.875 x 3.625 x 6.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3430
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20269

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