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Object Name Auger
Date 1850-1890
Used Camp Pine Knot, Raquette Lake
Description Ship, spiral ribbon or single worm auger. Used to bore large holes. Shaped handle is hand carved. Owner's marks: "Camp Pine Knot" is branded on one side of the handle; "W.W. Durant" is engraved on the shaft off the bit. Iron bit has a tapered four sided tang and a round shaft. Blade consists of te shaft coiled into a spiral and flat on the outside with a threaded, pointed tip.
Notes Reference: R.A. Salaman
Dimensions H-20.25 W-18.5 D-2 inches
Collection T:CC100C
People Durant, William West
Catalog Number 1955.009.0033
Other number AM 0100
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0033.JPG
Species Auger