Dot correcting tongs

Tongs, Correcting

Accession Number: 2009.17.5

Description: Embossing plate dot correcting tongs; forged stainless steel arms meet at square welded joint, secured with two hex bolts; riveted into jaws are pin and dimple fittings; jaw with dimple fitting is curved, slightly narrower than lower jaw; hand made, cut on band saw, tool marks obvious; in red ink/paint near joint, "DR".

Height: 1.75

Width: 1.25

Depth: 14.25

Date Made: ca. 1945

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