Historic Tools of North Castle

Metal Tongs

This tool at Smith’s Tavern is a scissor-like metal tongs, with a ball-shaped cavity at the end.  No manufacturer’s markings are on the tool. It is believed that the tongs were used for a fireplace or stove to move small pieces of wood or coal.  


If anyone does know more about this type of device, please email the Historical Society with this much needed information.


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Location:Panel 7
Length: 41 cm
Width: 9 cm