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3103. 19" long:
3104. 10" long:
3105. The base is 3-1/2" square:
3106. 7" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.
3107. 5" long:
3108. 13-1/4" long:
3103. This is a currier's knife, it was used to scrape hides during the leather finishing process, patent number 94,197:
3104. A guillotine divider from a wooden box for wine bottles:
3105. A safe combination paperweight by the Mosler Safe Company:
3106. This is a can opener, patent number 402,840:
3107. An inkstand with a pen rack on the front, patent number 307,392:
3108. An Al Vista panoramic camera, patent number 778,394:
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Thursday, February 13, 2014
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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3104: A packaging insert for somthing (bottles?) round with a thick end and a narrow end?ReplyDelete
3105: Combination lock. Unless the photo is from a weird angle, it may be some sort of salesman's sample.
3107: I believe this is a container for black and red balls used for secret ballots. Often used for membership decisions where red meant "accept this person as a member" and black meant "bar this person from joining." Where we get the term "blackballed."
3108: Swing lens panoramic camera.
3105 i share anonymus opinion that this is a sample of a dial of a single dial lockReplyDelete
3107 seems to ba an inkwell for black and red ink...
3108 same as anonymus above
3107. Looks like a monogramed Bat-a-Rang holder for Batman and Robin.ReplyDelete
3106 Looks to be a non-working prototype of the final design of the a Starship EnterpriseReplyDelete
3104 looks like a device for stacking wine bottles (to specify what Anon@4:51 said).ReplyDelete
Indeed, that Anon said everything I was going to say...
3106 looks like a can openerReplyDelete
I think 3106 is for either installing or removing a spring of some sort....maybe a spring-clipReplyDelete
3103 - may be a Hide ScraperReplyDelete
3104 - Insert for a wooden wine crate to keep the bottles separated.ReplyDelete