Research Collections
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALI…
Title
Climbing Carabiners
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALIFORNIA,” “CASSIN, ITALY,” “ALCOA,” “P. ALLAIN,” “STUBAI, AUSTRIA,” & “ASMU.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
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