Thursday, July 23, 2015

Set 559

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3245. The coin is 7/8" diameter, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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These are caulks (cleats) for horseshoes, they are used for getting better traction in mud and snow.

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  1. It's a cutting/forming tool for an anvil. Fits in the square hole.

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  3. I agree with David B. It appears to be a very small hardie for an anvil.

  4. I also thought they were hardie tools for an anvil but found out that they are actually for another purpose. Someone found a sack of fifty of these items.