Dot correcting tongs

Tongs, Correcting

Accession Number: 2009.17.3

Description: Embossing plate dot correcting tongs; forged steel arms meet at round welded joint; riveted into jaws are pin and dimple fittings; jaw with pin fitting has a circle formed in the arm 1.5" from the pin; hand made, cut on band saw and forged; plate stock thicker at fittings and narrows as it nears the spring joint.

Height: 1.75

Width: 1.375

Depth: 13.25

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: 05/27/2016