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Object ID N1993.001.203
Object Name Hook
Collection Business/Industry
Credit line DHS Collection
Date 1883
Description Wall mounted note/bill organizer made from cast iron. It has an oval shape with an open inverted heart form at the center and text around the outside: "The Patent Transfer File / WHW." There is also text stamped on the back: "Patent d. / June 12, 1883." The item has a loop at the top for wall mounting and a button that opens a wire loop. It was for organizing notes, bills, and receipts, which could be a stuck onto the loop and moved up or down on it for easy reference.
Dimensions W-3 L-6 D-2.75 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions
Subjects Stationery
Stationery trade
Search Terms WHW Patent Transfer File
Nineteenth Century
Material Cast iron