Branding Iron

1973/045

Branding iron for marking the letters “E.R.D”

SKU: 1973/045 Category:

Description

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

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1973/045

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)

182 (L); Handle: 60 (dia); Letters: 50 x 12

Donor

Date Donated

June 1973

Materials

Iron

Condition

Good

Display Location