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Collection of Bronze Hand Embossing Book Tools c.1860-1920

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ABOUT

This is a collection of book embossing tool rollers with solid bronze heads, iron brackets and wooden handles. Each piece is designed for a specific task such as embossing a pattern or straight line on the edge of a book.

  • CREATOR Hoole, Brooklyn, NY.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1860-1920.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Bronze, Steel, Wood.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damage. Two handles have a crack in the wood but structurally sound.
  • DIMENSIONS H 25.25-21.25 in. W 5.5-3.5 in. D 1.5 in.

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