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Bond baling hook

Date: c 1950
Dimensions:
Overall: 138 x 210 x 36 mm, 0.4 kg
Medium: Metal; Steel, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Ralph Sawyer
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Baling hook
Object No: 00008765
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    HistoryBond hooks were made by a man who worked in the Bond Pickup Centre, they were a copy of the Andy Land hook but were considered inferior. They are recognisable as the metal is squared near the handle and a horse nail has been used to hold the hook to the handle. Bond hooks cost around 30 shillings in the 1950s.

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