Scythe handle

Collection Type

  • Agricultural equipment

Date

1897-1900

GUSN

GUSN-23078

Description

Scythe handle. Wooden, w/ narrower tip and wider base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scythes
handles
wood (plant material)
SCYTHE

Inscription

Paper label affixed to handle: ""ESTABLISHED IN 1860[?]/ NO 50/ SWING/ SOCKET/ PAT'D MAY 4, 1897/ SCYTHE/ SNATHS/ SELECTED STOCK/ Manufactured by/ [?]RBY BALL, EDWARDS/ CORPORATION/ BELLOWS FALLS, VT/ AND WATERBURY, VT""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Agricultural T&E

Dimensions

1.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2828

Places

Vermont (United States)