Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Category Historic Maritime I (1607-1676): The First Colonial Dominion
SubCategor Hammers
Claw hammer head 81713T16
3 3/8" long, 7/16" wide, 1 1/4" tall
unsigned
SubCategor Other
Iron ore (6) 121313T1
roughly 3" x 5"
unsigned
These six pieces of iron ore are a harder, slightly metamorphic version of the rock.
Category Historic Maritime II (1720-1800): The Second Colonial Dominion & the Early
SubCategor Blacksmith, Farrier, and Metalworking
Bolt and nail header 8312T1
9 3/4" long, 1" wide, 5/16" thick, 3/8" wide aperture
unsigned
Gunsmith tools TBB1004A
unsigned
This collection (27) of early taps, dies, diestocks, and other tools in this 19th century toolbox
are typical of those used by an 18th century blacksmith with skills in gunsmithing. The guns
made by these tools predate the era of mass-produced guns with interchangeable parts. These
tools have a southeastern Massachusetts origin, as does the box they were found in. (Note the
Barnstable Mass notation on the lid of the box.) The blacksmith utilizing these tools may have
specialized in gunsmithing, or as was more commonly the case, was skilled in a multitude of
Soldering iron 3213T1
11 1/4" long, 2 3/8" tip, 2 3/8" wide
unsigned
Thread cutter 072112T5
7" long, 3/8" wide
unsigned
SubCategor Domestic Utensils
Door latch 072112T7
9" long, 2 1/8" wide
unsigned

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