An old Mines Rescue Canary Container/Cage.

An old Mines Rescue Canary Container/Cage.

An old Mines Rescue Canary Container/Cage. Size 9″ x 7″ x 7″.

This old reinforced container is made of Tin, Wood and Aluminium. The inside of the box has 2 spring clips to hold the cage tight inside the outer box. It has 4 Green tinted glass portholes and a number of air-holes. The cage has Aluminium feeding and water trays and a wooden perch. Maybe used around 1910 1920s?

 

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