Branding Iron

1973/043

Branding iron for marking the letters “R.D”

SKU: 1973/043 Category:

Description

Branding iron (in iron) of 18 in length with looped handle for marking the letters “R.D” (Roads Department) used to mark wooden tool handles to indicate ownership.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1973/043

Item Type

Short Description

Branding iron

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1900

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

480 (L); Handle: 80 (dia); Letters: 29 x 15

Donor

Date Donated

June 1973

Materials

Iron

Condition

Good

Display Location