Thursday, August 2, 2012

Set 452

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2623. 36" tall:































2624. This was sent in by a visitor who would like to identify it:





























2625. 6" long, this was also sent in by someone looking to find its purpose:
























2626. 9-1/4" long:

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2627. 11" tall:






























2628. 10" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:

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The parts can be rotated:

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And extended to a maximum of 24" in length, below at 18":

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Answers:


2623. A Super Jet X Foam Generator for use by a firefighter:

































2624. No answer yet for this one:





























2625. An Air Preheater, it's either for stoves and furnaces as seen in patent 1,433,601, or for an old automobile:
























2626. A hose or tubing clamp for use when working on machinery:

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2627. A Civil War Surgeon's Candle Lamp:






























2628. According to the owner it's a rope winder from a hardware store, it was expanded to the appropriate size and then rope was wrapped around it, the parts were then collapsed and the customer was left with a coil of rope.

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The parts can be rotated:

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And extended to a maximum of 24" in length, below at 18":

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9 comments:

  1. 2623 firefighter's foam nozzle!
    2627 candle operated torch?
    B.

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  2. 2626: Locking pliers for clamping off hoses during repair work so the fluid inside doesn't leak out.

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  3. 2625 It looks like a preheater box. An add-on accessory for early cars (or tractors)it fit on the carburator and used engine heat to warm the incoming air to help vaporize fuel on a cold day.

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    1. It's definitely an air preheater but I haven't been able to determine if it's for cars or furnaces.

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  4. 2623 is a Hi Expansion Fire Fighting foam nozzle

    2626 is a hose or tubing clamp

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