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2377. 4-1/2" tall:
2378. 25" tall:
2379. 8" long:
2380. 11" long:
2381. About 7" tall, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2382. 5" long:
2377. An AMN2 Spadegrip for a Browning Machine Gun, the trigger is the small knurled plate in the center:
2378. A drip torch made by the Panama Pump Company, used for controlled burns by firemen and farmers:
2379. A router plane, used for finishing up shallow mortices such as hinge gains, inlay, doorlocks, and trimming tenons:
2380. A canvas strap wrench, it was made for use on enameled pipe:
2381. A beer growler, before beer was sold in bottles if someone wanted beer outside of the saloon, it was usually draught beer filled and carried out in one of these containers:
2382. A Civil War anesthesia mask, it was constructed in such a way that a cloth could be put on it and then snapped into position, the mask was placed over the patient's nose and mouth and then drops from an ether bottle were dripped onto the cloth:
This was part of a display titled "The War Against Microbes", in which they stated "In the Civil War, two soldiers died from disease for every one killed in action."
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