SOLD – American Bigelow Trap (ref 6082)

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This in an example of the American Bigelow Trap – possibly a No.2.

The trap consists of two opposing steel rings of 5½” diameter which when fired fit together tightly.  They are set against the force of a strong coiled torsion spring and help apart by the trigger mechanism.

An animal passing through the rings will disturb the trigger causing the rings to swivel rapidly together and deliver a lethal blow.

It was designed for racoons, mink, rabbits, etc. Made by Bigelow Trap Co, Marysville, Ohio, USA.  Length 14½”. c.1960. Fitted with original chain.

Price £80 plus shipping