B. Farm Collector readers were stumped, and we’ve no idea of this piece’s use either.
Photo submitted by Roger Hubele
A. Although the piece shown is missing the blade, this is a hacksaw. See patent 1,497,135 (next image).
Photo submitted by Joe Winter
A. Patent 1,497,135: Hacksaw, patented by Peter Cunneen, New Rochelle, N.Y., June 10, 1924.
C. Lubricating device for leaf springs, as identified by Gailey Henderson, Williamstown, W.Va.; Buck and Cathy Evans, Greenville, Ill.; and Alan Duffield, Browns Valley, Minn. See patent 1,084,181 for a similar piece (next image).
Photo submitted by Edward Sindt
D. Horse hay fork. The piece shown is incomplete: It is missing a wooden handle and irons to hold and lift with a trip mechanism. See patent 64,863.
Photo submitted by Roy Smith
C. Patent 1,084,181: Lubricating device for springs, patented by George F. Voight, San Francisco, Jan. 13, 1914.
D. Patent 64,863: Horse hay fork, patented by H.H. Hatheway, Clockville, N.Y., May 21, 1867.
D. A complete horse hay fork. See patent 64,863 (next image).