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Gird 'n' cleek

Description:
Made by the local blacksmith, this gird 'n' cleek was played with by its owner as a small boy in the 1930s.  It was a popular toy of its time.  The gird or hoop was pushed along with the cleek across the cobbled or stone streets and was said to make a terrible clatter.
Materials/Media:
iron
Dimensions:
Hoop: D:470mm; cleek: L:580mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1997.20.1=2
Digital Number:
SRTM005a, SRTM005b
Creation Date:
1930s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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