Friday, December 26, 2008

Set 264

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1495. These are all approximately 3" to 4" tall:







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1496. Submitted by a visitor:






















1497. 18" long:




























1498. 8" long, another one sent in by a visitor, who is looking to find the purpose of this device, the long steel pieces are threaded on the ends:

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1499. 3-1/2" long:




















1500. 12-3/4" long, circa 1915, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses.
































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4 comments:

  1. 1497. A demolition tool

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  2. The third one is definitely and ice climbers axe. The next...maybe a pipe bender? Good stumble!

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  3. 1496. An air pump

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  4. 1497: a "wreck" or "extraction" tool to get people out of crashed vehicles?
    1500: Hand grenade. The handle resembles a British "hairbrush" grenade, but the fragmentation body looks very different.

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