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Iron hand or bag hook with wooden handle

Date: pre 1980
Dimensions:
Overall: 145 x 115 x 60 mm, 0.2 kg
Medium: Metal, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Baling hook
Object No: 00001140

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    Description
    Bag hook. Typically used by waterside workers to move goods.
    HistoryRalph Sawyer: Waterside Workers did not usually own these hooks. They were issued to the waterside workers by the company so as not
    to tear the hessian bags.

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