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2869. 1-3/4" diameter:
The next four items were all sent in by visitors who are looking to identify them.
2870. Made of solid brass:
2872. 3" long:
2874. Around 8" long:
2869. This is a spark tester for a small engine, a modern version of it can be seen on this page:
2870. No answer yet for this brass item:
2871. Also no luck yet on this piece of hardware:
2872. This is a cabinet gauge for setting the depth of cut on a woodworking plane or jointer, the part on the upper left is connected to the indicator needle and gives readouts from 0-1 mm. The word Schwarz'sche breaks up into the name "Schwarz" and the ending 'sche is older german language, it means that something is built or constructed after a development or a patent invented by a man with the last Name "Schwarz". The word Präzis translates to precise or accurate and Schrankmesslehre means cabinet gauge.
2873. Haven't yet found the exact purpose of this clip.
2874. A Campbell Hauseld Air Chisel/Hammer, similar chisels that could have been used with it can be seen here:
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