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Hole Punch - Maun Industries, Leather, circa 1980s Object Reg. No: SH 932059

Summary:
Leather hole punch manufactured by Maun Industries, England circa 1980s. It was used to punch holes in the back of the palms in order to lace them up.
Description:
Two handled tool with two prongs which push together to punch holes. One prong has circular head with rotating series of different sized hole punches.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 1.80 cm (Width), 12.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, working life, industries, disability organisations, sheltered workshops, visual impairment, matmaking
Themes this item is part of: Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Health Organisations
Tertiary Classification: occupational therapy tools & equipment
Inscriptions: Punched into metal: MAUN INDUSTRIES/ ENGLAND/MADE IN ENGLAND/NO2230.
Manufacturer: Maun Industries, England, Great Britain, circa 1980s
Place & Date Used: Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980-1992
References: Malcolm Fraser - R.V.I.B. Factory workshop supervisor Tom Jennings - R.V.I.B. Factory worker

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