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Object ID 002316

Object Name Car Jack

Object Desc Cast iron jack for use in automotive work. Has three moving parts.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001784

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date MAY 28,2014


Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords automobile,car maintenance,jack,tools,W.E. Pratt Mfg. Co.,

Title Garage Jack

Description Cast iron unpainted jack for use in garage. "W.E. Pratt Mfg. Co. Chicago" printed on side of crank handle. Jack intended for use with model-T.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.75

Length 5

Width 2.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details Jack can exstend to be 15.75" Height and length variable when including handle; Height: 17.75" Length: 12.50"

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker W.E. Pratt Manufacturing Company

Maker Details Manufactured tools and metals for automotive purposes. W.E. Pratt was later contracted during the Second World War.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1784



Date MAY 28,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Considerable scuffs and scrapes to metal. Top of jack is missing.


Date MAY 28,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Garage Exhibit from Garage Exhibit - automatic entry by admin