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Object Name Jack, Wagon
Date 1800-1820
Maker Manufactired
Material Iron
Description Wagon Jack made of cast iron. The base and hollow frame holds a movable piece to raise and hold a wagon wheel, etc. off the ground. The jack uses two parallel collars and friction to raise and hold the movable piece. Jack raises from 15.5" to 27.5". Remnants of iron paint overall. Would have had a handle, probably of wood. Markings, near base: "Patent Feb 1801"
Dimensions H-15.5 W-9 D-3.5 inches
Collection TRAN40D02
Catalog Number 1956.025.0002
Other number AM 0385
Imagefile 051\1956.025.0002.JPG
Species Jack, Wagon