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5/27/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool E

Blacksmith-made from a file. Measures 10-1/2 inches long. Left end is pointed and flat, like a screwdriver blade. Middle is sharp.

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
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5/27/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool F

Measures about 12 inches wide.

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. We cannot guarantee every photo will be published, nor can we respond to inquiries regarding when photos will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpgs at a minimum of 300 dpi.



5/19/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool D

Measures 19 by 12 inches. Marked “Aermotor Co. Chicago.”

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. We cannot guarantee every photo will be published, nor can we respond to inquiries regarding when photos will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpgs at a minimum of 300 dpi.



5/13/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool C

No information available.

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. We cannot guarantee every photo will be published, nor can we respond to inquiries regarding when photos will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpgs at a minimum of 300 dpi.

May 2016 Mystery Tool C

May 2016 Mystery Tool C



5/6/2016

March 2016 Mystery Tool A

March 2016 Mystery Tool A

Column clamp, used to clamp together materials such as panels of a column or post, or staves of a tank. Identified by Bob Wittersheim, Saline, Michigan, and Henry Schoppmann, Walkill, New York. See patent no. 727,651. Photo submitted by Bob Wittersheim, Saline, Michigan.

March 2016 Mystery Tool A

Patent no. 727,651: Column clamp. Patent granted May 12, 1903, to Andrew A. Loetscher, Dubuque, Iowa.

 

March 2016 Mystery Tool B

March 2016 Mystery Tool B

Storage battery tool used to remove cable from the top post of batteries. Center point pressed down on the post while the side arms lifted the cable clamp. Identified by Earl Nelson, Crocker, Missouri. See patent 1,521,786. Photo submitted by Jeff and Tina Doner, Van Wert, Ohio.

March 2016 Mystery Tool B

Patent no. 1,521,786: Storage battery tool. Patent granted Jan. 6, 1925, to Clarence E. Moss, Ponca City, Okla.

 

March 2016 Mystery Tool C

March 2016 Mystery Tool C

Unidentified; possibly an animal hobble. Photo submitted by Erwin Fullerton, S. Woodstock, Vermont.

 

March 2016 Mystery Tool D

March 2016 Mystery Tool D

Hook for a pea or scale weight (the weight or pea is missing from the piece shown). Identified by B.Z. Cashman, Blue Ridge, Georgia, and David Yakaboski, Riverhead, New York. “As pictured, the hook on the left is flattened on the inside to rest in notches of a steelyard type scale,” B.Z. says. “The eye on the right end would normally be closed to hold the pea. The knob at center is to make it easier to lift weight when using the scale.” Photo submitted by George Lazzo, Mars, Pennsylvania.

 

March 2016 Mystery Tool E

March 2016 Mystery Tool E

Crepe paper crimper. Identified by Robert Scholz, Elmo, Missouri, and B.Z. Cashman. Photo submitted by Frank Tolford, Evanston, Illinois.

 

March 2016 Mystery Tool F

March 2016 Mystery Tool F

Unidentified. Photo submitted by Henry J. Herickhoff, Sauk Centre, Minnesota.



5/6/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool A

No information available.

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. We cannot guarantee every photo will be published, nor can we respond to inquiries regarding when photos will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpgs at a minimum of 300 dpi.



5/6/2016

Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?

May 2016 Mystery Tool B

Measures 11 inches long.

Find the correct answers in the July 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

To submit photos:
Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to editor@farmcollector.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. We cannot guarantee every photo will be published, nor can we respond to inquiries regarding when photos will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpgs at a minimum of 300 dpi.





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