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Object ID # 1992.027.037
Object Name Disc
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Automotive clutch disc. The outside of this clutch disk is grey, flat and circular, with a large central hole. There are additional smaller, circular holes scattered around the ring, as well as a number of scored lines. Inside the center hole is a hexagonal piece of metal hardware with six embedded springs and a circular, central hole on either side. The clutch disc has stylized "R"s on its hardware.
Makers mark Stylized R marks on the hardware
Provenance Owned by and used at the Dornoch, Grey County garage owned by J. Leonard Walsh. J. Leonard Walsh operated his garage at Dornoch, Ontario in the 1930s and 1940s. He was an Imperial Oil representative, starting in the 1920s.

Passed to his nephew, Patrick Sweeney, who used to assist his uncle in the garage.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Dimensions D-2 Dia-25.5 cm
Found Dornoch, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Walsh, J. Leonard
Sweeney, Patrick