Float

Object ID
M972.517.1
Category
Vessel Equipment - Specific, Fishing
Date Made
circa 1960
Materials
synthetic
Description
Slightly elongated, spherical, rust-coloured float of synthetic material, like Styrofoam only denser. Cylindrical tube passes through float from pole to pole, through which passes a 190cm. length of rope. There is a seam around the equator, where the two halves have been joined with a treacle substance, which is also used to hold the tube through the float. Yellow paint splotch in one half.
Related person/organization
donated by: British Columbia Packers Limited