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2641. The tool on the right is approximately 14" long:
2642. An unidentified tool that uses a razor blade:
2643. 6" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2644. Sent in by a visitor:
2645. 4-1/2" long:
2646. 7-1/2" long:
2641. The tool on the lower left is a wrench for turning the nut on the inner end of a tooth in the cylinder of a threshing machine, similar to one posted here back in May, the other two tools are wrenches for unscrewing the teeth, they could also be used for bending the teeth if necessary.
2642. A Micro Slicer for cutting microscope samples:
2643. This small hatchet was used to open cigar boxes, the notch was for removing nails:
2644. This is a specialized clipboard that holds notes on a mid-century Dictaphone of the type that uses Edison cylinders.
It mounts onto the back of the device:
2645. According to the owner of it this is a dog's head faucet handle:
2646. Text on this tool reads "Mark's Grain Tester", in use grain is placed into the tool which is then shook to get the grain into the smaller holes, the middle part is a knife, it is drawn across the grain to cut it in two, it could then be examined for toughness, frost, or vermin, see line 75 in patent number 1,622,515 for more detailed instructions.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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2646 seems to be a corn/grain testerReplyDelete
2645 a dog head ornamental screw (for leashing a dog?)
2641 reminds me of 2571, a wrench for turning the nut on the inner end of a tooth in the cylinder of a threshing machine, the other tools may be for bending the toothes...
Correct on the grain tester and cylinder teeth wrenchesDelete
a sugar battle ax?ReplyDelete
2645. Decorative finial for iron fence.ReplyDelete
....or perhaps this is off an andiron which were first called "fire dogs".Delete
2646 is called a micro-slicer it comes with various microscope kits for kids, I had one and never figured out exactly how to use it properlyReplyDelete
and 2645 looks like a hood ornament to me
Thanks, looks like you are correct on the micro-slicerDelete
Was that supposed to be 2642?Delete
2645 looks like a decorative replacement for a trailer hitch ball. I don't see why you'd need a lock washer for a faucet handle.ReplyDelete
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