Circa: 1930 – 1940
Size: 10″ by 5″ and 3″ (25 cm by 12.5 cm and 7.5 cm) tall when it is set up
ANATOLIAN TURKMEN hand forged iron Ferret trap. Ferrets are major enemies of chickens and pigeons in rural areas. Tribal people had to create their defence against ferrets and similar small bird eating animals. This hand forged and design Turkmen ferret trap can still be used with its great condition. We do not know how many ferrets did it catch.?? Images show it is center metal arm going in the thread loop and with a little meat under it. When ferret tried to get it out there mechanism gets free from the loop and catches it from its hands.