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2371. 12" tall:
The next three items were all sent in by visitors who are looking to identify them.
2372. Approximately 36" long, the part at the top right is V shaped and has a clamp, next to it is a measuring piece that is slightly curved:
2373. 2" diameter:
2374. 4" long:
2375. This wooden item is 40" tall, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2376. 18" tall:
2371. A model of the Cray 1 Computer, manufactured by Cray Research, Inc., Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, 1979:
2372. No verifiable answer yet for this device, though it looks similar to a beam compass:
2373. Possibly a scale model drum magazine for a Model 1893 Colt Bulldog Gatling gun:
2374. A machinist's angle plate, it was attached to a T-slotted moving cast iron table which was part of a milling machine, and used for holding work pieces:
2375. A killick type anchor that was used on a small river freight boat in the 1800s, rocks were placed in the center of it to weigh it down:
2376. A fireman's torch used by Madison Engine Company Number 2, Madison Wisconsin, 1855-1866, it was probably used in parades and ceremonies:
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