A bit about your wonder

Don't mess with this early 19th century mousetrap!

Not for nothing is it called a "double-deadfall..."

Try trapping your own mouse cursor.


"So you decided to make a mousetrap, eh?"

"A crushing good decision!"

"Mice were much more common in old houses than they are today."

"Two weighty blocks of elm were a crushing but effective way to catch them."



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