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2503. 8-1/2" long:
2504. 51" long, someone found this cart in an auto repair shop and sent in the photos, looking to find if it's for a particular purpose:
2505. 6" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this device and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2506. 5' long, sent in by a visitor, this unidentified item was photographed in a museum:
2507. 4" long, made of metal:
2508. 12" long:
2503. A Leytool Micro Divider Setter, it was for use by a machinist when scribing lines in metal during layout.
2504. Haven't been able to verify a particular purpose for this cart but people have reported them being used for holding old engine testing machines and also for holding rolls of masking paper.
Text on it reads "Chesley Industrial Inc, Michigan".
2505. A Pro Pitch Gauge, made by The Classic Company, for measuring the angles in the holes of bowling balls:
2506. A section of Marsden Matting, also called PSP Landing Mat, it was used primarily for the rapid construction of temporary runways and landing strips.
2507. A cigar box lid holder for use in a store display, patent number 1,295,119:
Many similar items can be seen on Google Patents:
2508. A Scutch Hammer and Scutch Combs, used for:
-cutting rock, marble, or concrete
-shaping, and chasing out channels.
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