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Turn buckle

Title:
Turn buckle
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 1 3/8 in. ( 17.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Metal cylindrical shaft with tapered ends, threaded interior, pierced at midpoint with circular hole through to other side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr William MacKirdy
Object Number: 
1950.211
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this turn buckle is from the U.S. battleship the 'Maine'.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group