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3061. 8" long:
3062. 10-1/2" long:
3064. 9" long:
3065. 6" long:
3066. 7-7/8" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.
3061. This is a knife sharpener, patent number 538,404:
3062. A Moto Meter radiator cap and temperature gauge, patent number 1,275,654:
The head of the eagle functions as a latch for opening the top:
3063. This is a directional arrow for aiding the navigation of airmail pilots back in the 1920s.
3064. A combination tool that was designed to be a nail puller, axle wrench, pliers, pipe wrench, and gas burner wrench, patent number 114,759.
3065. A Ronson Penciliter, which combines a pencil with a lighter, patent number D151,771:
3066. This is a cork borer sharpener. "A cork borer, often used in a chemistry or biology laboratory, is a metal tool for cutting a hole in a cork or rubber stopper to insert glass tubing."
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