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1909. 6" long, this device was made to be used for a very specific purpose:
1910. This case was submitted by a visitor who is looking to find out what it's for, it's marked 'Made in England', 'Baron', and 'Patent Applied For':
3-9/16" x 2-1/2" x 5/8":
1911. Approximately 8' tall:
1912. 40" long:
1913. 2-3/4" long":
1914. 36" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this one and a chance to win a T-shirt:
1909. This is a stylus pressure gauge, it was used when adjusting the tone arm weight on a phonograph record player, the gauge came packed with a Weathers FM monophonic phono cartridge.
1910. A container for tobacco that was used for loading a pipe, patent number 1,478,165:
1911. Horse stocks, these were on a farm with two very large horses that were both unbroken and unpredictable, they would use the stocks when shoeing them. These stocks are probably also used in various veterinary procedures with the horses.
1912. A fireplace crane, it held pots and griddles over a fire:
1913. A fish hook sharpener:
1914. A grain auger that was used to move flour in an enclosed chute at a mill, as seen on this site.
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