Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Set 445

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2581. 15" long:

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2582. 11-7/8" tall:

2583. 12" long:

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2584. Around 14" long:

2585. 4" diameter:

2586. 1-1/4" tall, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:


2581. This device is a Downey-Johnson coin counter that was manufactured by the Johnson Fare Box Co.:

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2582. A bucket for catching maple syrup:

2583. A pistol safe with programmable buttons:

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2584. A vise for holding a saw when it is being sharpened or set:

2585. The owner stated that it was a buggy step, though others have said that it's a step for use on an automobile, haven't been able to verify either:

2586. A pin straightener for radio tubes:

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  1. 2581 looks like a kind of coin counter

  2. 2584 is for holding your saw whilst you sharpen and set it. The G clamp bit holds it firm on the bench. The tool is upside down in the photos.

  3. 2581 is a coin counter
    2582 is a concrete slump tester
    2583 is a gun safe
    2584 is a vise to hold a hand saw for sharpening
    2586 is a vacuum tube pin straightener

  4. 2582 is a sap collecting bucket for maple syrup.

  5. Correct answers so far:
    2581. coin counter
    2582. maple syrup bucket
    2583. gun safe
    2584. saw vise
    2586. pin straightener

  6. 2585 is the step for a Ford Modal A rumble seat.