Thursday, July 30, 2015

Set 560

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3246. 17" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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Glenwood Gardens Park

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Set 559

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3245. The coin is 7/8" diameter, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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Answer:
These are caulks (cleats) for horseshoes, they are used for getting better traction in mud and snow.




















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Glenwood Gardens Park

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Set 558

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I'm back to posting for the next three weeks only, just one or two items per post. If you have an item that you are trying to identify, feel free to send some photos to the address on my profile page.




3244. 12" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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Answer:
This is probably a replica of some type of war hammer.















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Glenwood Gardens Park

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Set 557

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I'm back to posting for the next few weeks only, just one or two items per post. If you have an item that you are trying to identify, feel free to send some photos to the address on my profile page.




3243. This item was sent in by a visitor who was looking to find its purpose, it weighs around 200 pounds and has quite a few glass lenses in it. Take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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Answer:
This was found in a part of town that used to have an amusement park, so it was probably a part of a ride or sign.















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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Set 556

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I'm back to posting for the next three weeks only, just one item per post. If you have an item that you are trying to identify, feel free to send some photos to the address on my profile page.




3242. 27" long, the lower part can be lifted out and moved downward to two other positions, and the upper part can also be adjusted. Take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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Answer:

This item is still unidentified, if you have the answer please post it in the comments below.





















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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Set 555


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3241. Approximately 10" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this item.

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Answer:

This tool is a Morris scissor bench plane, or plow plane, patent number 112,949 states that it was "designed to enable the bit to be run at any desired distance from the edge of a board or panel."









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