Dot correcting tongs

Tongs, Correcting

Accession Number: 2009.17.4

Description: Embossing plate dot correcting tongs; forged steel arms meet at square welded joint; riveted into jaws are pin and dimple fittings; jaw with dimple fitting is thinner than the base, and has a slightly narrower overall profile, and tapers more visably from spring joint to tip; hand made, cut on band saw and forged.

Height: 1

Width: 1.25

Depth: 13

Date Made: ca. 1925

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2009.17.

Subjects: Embossing tools Manufacturing aids, tools, and supplies Tactile graphics Tactile printing process

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Steel

Updated: 03/27/2012