Thursday, November 27, 2008

Set 260

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1471. 4-1/2" long:

1472. 7-1/2" long:

1473. The object in question here is the large metal ring:

1474. 8" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this one:

1475. Approximately 18" long:

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1476. These three devices were all used in the same trade:

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  1. 1474. Portable Boot Jack.

    - Edward

  2. 1471 Spring holds handle to rope, don't know why.
    1473 Junk heading for the dump.
    1475 Lifts hay into barn?
    1476 Gem stone cutter?

  3. 1471-Chafing gaurd to prevent rope/cable wear?
    1472-Powered fish scaler?
    1473-Cable protector/guide?
    1474-Agree w/bootjack
    1475-Balehook,for hoisting haybales.Hooks rotate down into 8 bales at a time for hoisting
    1476-Jewelers lathe,for ringmaking

  4. 1473 is one of those things for holding orders in a diner.

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