Beer skimmer

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Description (Brief)
The rounded blade of the skimmer is made of cream celluloid. The handle is an intricately molded metal piece, possibly bronze. The skimmer has no markings.
Location
Currently not on view
subject
Beer
National Museum of American History
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (blade material)
metal, bronze (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 3.4 cm x 1 cm; 9 13/16 in x 1 5/16 in x 3/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 9 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 25.0825 cm x 3.4925 cm
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Celluloid
Food
Object Name
beer skimmer
ID Number
2006.0098.1567
catalog number
2006.0098.1567
accession number
2006.0098