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3031. 3-1/2" tall:
3032. 5" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.
3033. Around 5" long:
3034. Sent in by a visitor who would like to find the purpose of these items:
3035. Around 10" long:
3036. This is something that most people have seen before:
3031. A World War II OSS issue sheet metal style caltrop, these were thrown from planes and were made to be used in sandy areas to puncture the tires of military vehicles.
3032. This is a dental tooth key for use by a dentist to remove a tooth:
3033. A 37P-4 glideslope antenna for providing guidance to a landing aircraft:
3034. No answer yet for these two:
3035. A Berrian gold and silver counterfeit coin detector, the length of this tool has been calibrated so that when the coin is placed in the appropriate slot, the device will tip over. If the coin does not tip the device then it is below the weight required. Patent number 187,936
3036. This is a close-up view of the aluminum tip at the top of the Washington Monument:
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