April 2015 Mystery Tool E

Reader Contribution by The Farm Collector Staff
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Do you recognize this tool?

14-foot chain made of hand-forged links 5/8-inch thick. No hooks or attachments of any kind. The sender of this photo believes the chain would have been impractical for pulling since, under pressure, its links would have quickly distorted to an oblong shape. What was its purpose?

Find the correct answers in the May 2015 issue of Farm Collector.

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

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