Gin Trap; 2010.2.596

Name/Title

Gin Trap

About this object

Completely made of steel. Two steel bars. The bottom one has a bend on one end. Has a lug welded on about a third of the way from one end. The top bar is riveted to the bottom at the back end. A ring shaped piece at the end holds open the two jawed trap that is held on by pins into the lugs on the bottom part. On the bottom bar is riveted a bar onto which is riveted a hinged square of steel. At the end of the bar is a thin piece of steel to act as a trigger. On the end is a chain with a hook attached to hold it in place.

Medium and Materials

Steel

Measurements

Height 60 mm
Width 85 mm
Length 285 mm

Named Collection

Jack Morgan

Object Type

Agriculture

Object number

2010.2.596

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