Mystery Solved! March 2012 Mystery Tool Answers
by Farm Collector
March 2012 Mystery Tool A
Tinner's tongs used in bending the ends of eaves/troughs (gutters). See patent no. 597,649. Photo submitted by Virgil Cassill, Drakesville, Iowa.
March 2012 Mystery Tool B
No positive identification. Photo submitted by Richard Stout, Washington, Iowa.
March 2012 Mystery Tool C
Part of a shoe stretcher. See patent no. 1,761,012. Photo submitted by Mark Stead, Platteville, Wis.
March 2012 Mystery Tool D
No positive identification. Could be a scraper used on a round stock of some kind. Photo submitted by Ken Hunter, Allerton, Ill.