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Accession # SRM1998-13.1

Tin bait box

19th century


This is a bait box made of tin. The lid of the box has 3 holes to provide air for the live bait of worms. On the back of the box is a loop, which allowed the owner to wear the box on his belt when he was fishing. Similar styles are still made today.




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