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October 2012 Mystery Tools D & E

Do you recognize these tools?

October 2012 Mystery Tool D 

October 2012 Mystery Tool D 

Mystery tool D measures 18-1/2 inches long, 2 inches wide and 2 inches tall. It's handle is marked "757."

October 2012 Mystery Tool E 

October 2012 Mystery Tool E 

Mystery tool E has two identical cast pieces. The wood pieces/paddles are identical and they slide into a slot on the cast iron part. It measures about 24 inches tall and both halves swing free.

If you recognize these old farm tools, leave a comment below.

Check back here Nov. 20 for the correct answers or find them in the December issue of Farm Collector.

Have a mystery tool you want to submit? Email us at with at least one photo taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece. 

patrick windfelder
11/4/2012 2:41:55 AM

D make a point on dowl . used to pin wood timbers post and frame cont.E is a chicken dunker used to place birds in hot water andpullthem out without burning yourself.??

ronald wroblewsky
10/30/2012 4:33:23 PM

d is a threader