Menzel, Bob

Light Tongs

Light Tongs

Light Tongs


These are light tongs. An Iron tool some 31 cm in length. Consists of two parts bolted together to create leverage in the form of tongs. They are called pinchers and used by blacksmiths for handling hot materials since they are unsuitable for trimming hooves. Inscribed, "Dasco 312" History: it was used in a blacksmith shop on Menzel's land where it was later found during the ploughing of a field. It is in fair condition but badly rusted.


tongs, blacksmith equipment


Menzel, Bob

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:



30.5 cm L x 7 cm W x 2.5 cm H

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