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Anthracite monkey vein coal miner's Christmas gift of coal, pick and carbide light in explosive box.
Merrie Christmas
Mixed Media Sculpture
13"H x 23"W x 15"D

This is a Northeastern Pennsylvania anthracite coal miner’s Christmas gift of the past. This gift is for a monkey vein coal miner because of the short handle and size of the pick. Monkey veins were only about 4.5 feet high and the miners had to crawl and work in them horizontally.