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Object Name Machine, Texturing
Catalog Number 2014.29.01a
Description Antique Belt Lacing Press used in Baltimore. The machine is used to lace together the ends of leather belts for driving machinery from line shafts. There are two detached handles that fit into the sides of the machine, one is repaired. Plate on rear "Important//Oil Often// Do Lacing in Center of Press// No, 3----6 in.//No. 371909"
Source Hoke, Donald R.