Mystery Solved: April 2017 Mystery Tool Answers


April 2017 Mystery Tool A

April 2017 Mystery Tool A

Fruit picker, minus a long wooden pole. Identified by Harold Kaufman, Porterfield, Wis., and John Liebermann, Colorado Springs, Colo. See patent no. 1,255,596. Photo submitted by Al Jeske, Browerville, Minn.

April 2017 Mystery Tool A patent

Patent no. 1,255,596: Fruit picker. Patent awarded to Herman Gielow, Palatine, Ill., Feb. 5, 1918.

April 2017 Mystery Tool B

April 2017 Mystery Tool B

Scrub brush handle, missing the replaceable head. Identified by Cathy Schoellig, Elgin, Ore. Photo submitted by Mike Intlekofer, Bellevue, Wash.


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