Thursday, January 5, 2012

Set 422

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2443. 9" long:

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Pushing down on the upper part:

2444. 12" long:

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2445. 6-1/2" long:

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2446. 3-1/2" tall:

2447. 11" long, the bottom half looks the same as the top, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:

2448. 25" long, text on it reads "A" and "21":

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2443. A cigar cutter, the cigar was placed in the hole and then the device was pushed down to cut off the end:

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2444. No answer yet for this item, it appears that it could be used to clamp something thin, similar to how a vulcanizer is used:

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2445. Looks like it's for piercing a hole in tubing, the movable part on the rod would act as a stop so specific lengths could be measured.

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2446. A sand blotter or sander, an early desk accessory, while the ink was still wet, sand was sprinkled on it to absorb the excess and then shaken off the paper.

2447. A tin bread mold, from the guesses on Neatorama these were used to make many different types of bread:

2448. Probably some type of tamper, possibly used with sand castings:

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  1. 2443: Cigar cutter?
    2445: Thread cutter?

  2. 2443 - Cigar nipper
    2445 - Peg cutter, adjusts for proper lengh of dowl
    2446 - Shaving soap container
    2447 - Bread making container

  3. 2447 looks like is is specifically for making Boston Brown Bread.

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