Antique 19th Century Ice Tongs Found In Old Massachusetts Barn
Antique 19th Century Ice Tongs Found In Old Massachusetts Barn. The following is large antique ice tongs. He's responding to Byron in Clarksburg Massachusetts, which is in northern Berkshire county. In Clarksburg Massachusetts during the 18th and 19th century there was a Pine called Mosser. Masters par now as part of the Clarksburg state forest in managed by the Massachusetts Department environmental management. According to the locals monsters, pond was used for cutting ice in large chunks, putting it in storage, and many of the blocks of ice were sent to Albany. Troy in New York City. This set of tongs more like through the night was used in the process of moving large blocks of ice as you can see the span of these hand forged iron tongs. He is quite large and exceeds 28 to 32 inches. The handles are such that a large man could carry a huge block of ice wing may be up to 50 pounds or more. There is minimal rust they appear to be appropriate for the time and age. This is a magnificent piece to be displayed in a home or in a business. If you have any questions, please contact me.