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Object ID 1959.201.2
Object Name Tool, Automotive
Description Vulcanizing Kit: Original cardboard box with lid containing an automobile inner tube and tire casing repair kit. Green label with white letters reads: "ADAMSON/ UNIVERSAL VULCANIZER/ Patented: April 2, 1912, April 1, 1913/ MODEL 'U'/ For Repairing CASINGS and INNER TUBES/ MANUFACTURED BY/ ADAMSON MFG. CO., EAST PALESTINE. O." Kit consists of a two-part black enameled iron clamping device secured with two wing nuts (Device has a well in which gasoline was placed and lit to heat repair gum. "PATENTED 1913 embossed on top section, "ADAMSON MFG. CO/ PATENTED/ APRIL 1913/ EAST PALESTINE O." embossed on bottom section); length of chain with open eye bolts on each end (one eye bolt detaches so chain can be adjusted when securing top section of clamping device to tire casing); pointed iron tool with open handle; aluminum cup; two aluminum graters for roughing rubber surface.
1959.201.2.1.a & .b Clamping device
1959.201.2.2. a Chain and attached eye bolt
1959.201.2.2.b Detachable eye bolt
1959.201.2.3 Pointed tool
1959.201.2.4 Cup
1959.201.2.5 Grater
1959.201.2.6 Grater
1959.201.2.7. a & .b box and lid
Date Ca. 1915
Accession number 1959.201
Collection General History Collection
Material Iron/Aluminium/Steel/Cardboard
Status Storage