Kit, cattle marking; The Farm-acy (A E Foster, Proprietor); CT05.4608
Kit, cattle markingAbout this object
Cattle marking kit; a small kit of tools used to tag or tattoo cattle on their ears. The kit includes a pair of 'Elastrators' for inserting rubber rings; a pair of tattooing forceps, with a brush for applying dye, and 13 number and letters; three sets of instructions, printed on red paper; and two shearing cutters.
All are contained within a wooden box with hinged lid. Inside the lid is a paper label reading: "Manufactured by the Farm-acy, Stock Identification Specialists, makers of earmarks, brands of all kinds, tattoos, tail tags, farm-acy eartags etc etc".
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal
processed material, paper
Label inside lid: "Manufactured by / THE FARM-ACY / Stock Identification Specialists / Box 30 Palmerston North Phone 6081 / MAKERS OF: / EARMARKS, BRANDS OF ALL KINDS, TATTOOS, TAIL / TAGS, FARM-ACY EARTAGS Etc., Etc.,"Measurements
h 80mm x l 344mm x w 132mm (box)
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