Fly swatter

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1910-1940

GUSN

GUSN-20125

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

Descriptive Terms

fly swatters
tin (metal)
wire
wood (plant material)
Tin
Wire
SWATTER, FLY

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

U.S. Manufacturing Corp. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Decatur, IL, USA

Dimensions

25 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3295

Places

Illinois (United States)