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

Dimensions

1.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2828

Places

Vermont (United States)