Starks, Arvin

Bear Trap

Bear Trap

Bear Trap

Description:

The bear trap is in fairly good shape with average signs of wear; some degree of rust is present on the center piece (by which the bear sets the trap off when he steps on it). There looks to be an old maker's name of some sort. Arvin Starks & George Bikadi found it in the McKenzie Basin in 1957 while hunting. Believed to have belonged to Oscar Johnson. [update 2013]: Bob Menzel believes the type of trap to be "Newhouse" brand based on the hinges (Aug 2013).

Keywords:

trap, hunting

Source:

Starks, Arvin

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:

988.07.01

Dimensions:

150 cm L x 30cm W x 8 cm H

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