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Mystery Solved: August 2014 Mystery Tool Answers

| 9/18/2014 3:47:00 PM

August 2014 Mystery Tool A

Mystery Tool A

Thermostat device used to regulate draft and maintain proper temperature on brooder house stoves. See patents 1,346,688 and 1,758,155 for similar pieces. Photo submitted by Bob Wittersheim, Saline, Michigan.

Antique Brooder

An antique brooder with thermostat device intact.

Brooder Patent


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