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Punch - Round, circa 1975 Object Reg. No: SH 890826

Summary:
Round punch, circa 1975. Used at Simpson's Gloves Factory where it was found upstairs in the handbag section. Round punches are used to punch holes for belts and straps.

Simpson's Gloves was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Description:
Square metal handle, which branches on two sides to form round head.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: working life, leatherworking, multipurpose tools, tools
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: tools
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970s-1980s

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