|Object Name||Tongs, Block Ice|
|Used||Bonnie Belle Farm|
Small, light-weight ice tongs of the type generally used on delivery trucks. Oval handles at the top curve out slightly, bows rivited together below handles. The points at the bottom turn inward and up. Similar to Gifford-Wood Co.'s "Manhattan Tong" (see Notes); but no Gifford-Wood Co. stamp or markings. "WL" and a number "4" stamped into bow. Brass braised repair on handle. Probably used at Bonnie Belle Farm for home delivery of ice from town icehouse or from delivery wagon.
|Notes||Reference: 1925 Gifford-Wood Co. Catalog No. 1026N, pg. 46, "Manhattan Tong".|
|Dimensions||W-13.5 L-22 D-5 inches|
|Collection||CIIH020 Ice Handling|
|Other number||AM 932|
|Owned by||Jacob, Jr., C.A.|