Golden Hammer shop sign

Description
This large hammer was the sign for Garton and King, an ironmongers in Exeter who operated for around 200 years. The hammer was displayed outside several of their shops and premises and became well-known to local people.
Accession Loan No.
117/2002
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Golden Hammer shop sign
Simple Name
sign
Full Name
shop sign ‘The Golden Hammer’
Dimensions
whole W 820 mm; whole height 1160 mm; whole depth 110 mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Material
wood; copper alloy; iron
Collector / Excavator
Holladay, H, Mr
Collection Site Name
Garton and King Shop, North Street and 190 High Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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