Antique 1910s, Gifford Wood Co. 13” Ice Tongs, Ice Harvesting Tool
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We have for sale an Antique set of Gifford Wood Co. 13” Ice Tongs
Wonderful piece of American History these turn of the century 1900 Ice Tongs made by the Gifford Wood Co. of Hudson N.Y.
Ice harvesting was a huge industry before the days of refrigeration, people used large chunks of ice to cool food and beverages for transport and home use. With their original red painted finish these are in extremely nice condition, the tips are still very sharp. Made of steel and marked 542-13IN.
In 1835, William T. Wood and Co. was founded with the purpose of manufacturing a wide range of ice harvesting tools. William T. Wood and Co. In 1905 the company was renamed the Gifford-Wood Co. The company was founded in a suburb of Boston and quickly grew to prominence. They manufactured everything from ice axes, to augers, to saws, any tool needed for harvesting Ice.
Marked, Gifford Wood Co. 542-13IN.
Measurements, 14” tall, 8 ½” wide, with a 5” handle.
Condition, very good for age, paint lose.
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