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Object ID # 1991.021.010
Object Name Pull, Wheel
Title Wheel Pull
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Date Likely 1920s
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Wheel pull (a simple all-metal tool used to loosen an automobile wheel hub), 1920s. Iron cup with set screw (clamps tightly to an auto's wheel hub in order to loosen it). No maker's identification. Threaded interior.
Makers mark None
Provenance May date to the 1920s. Unknown provenance. Last belonged Gilbert Rice. Rice grew up in Massie, in Holland Township, Grey County. His father was George Rice. Gilbert became a mechanic and a member of the Bluewater branch of the Antique & Classic Car Club of Canada.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Rice, Gilbert