Saw handle. Identified by Paul Dean, Foxboro, Massachusetts; Gailey Henderson, Williamstown, West Virginia; Royle Bailard, Alto, Michigan; Robert Scholz, Elmo, Missouri; William Evans, St. Joseph, Missouri; Bob Wittersheim, Saline, Michigan; Leonard Keifer, Gaithersburg, Maryland; Maurice Lange, Hallam, Nebraska; Melvin Brees, Columbia, Missouri; Richard Ames, Mandan, North Dakota; Doug Camp, Rock Creek, Ohio; Ken Rau, Altamont, New York; Rex Wolfe, Oklahoma City; Stanley Deisemann, Shartlesville, Pennsylvania; Francis A. Sperfslage, Edgewood, Iowa; Alvin E. Kallas, Leola, South Dakota; Richard Bader, Middletown, New York; Jim Monroe, Culpeper, Virginia; Buck and Cathy Evans, Ft. Lupton, Colorado; Arliss E. Hein, Fulda, Minnesota; Marlin Herbst, Merrill, Iowa; Robert Thorson, Corvallis, Montana; James Mayne, Edmeston, New York; Ron Clark, Colchester, Illinois; Jeff Allen, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; John Ernst, Iowa City, Iowa; Terrell Propst, Bridgeport, West Virginia; and Lyle Schwarzrock, Poplar, Montana. See patent no. 2,137,800. Photo submitted by Paul Wood via email.
Patent no. 2,137,800: Saw handle and blade. Patent granted to John E. Davey, New York City, assignor to Rose Gringer, New York City, Nov. 22, 1938.
Valve spring lifter tool for an early vehicle. Identified by Glenn Lofdahl, Strong City, Kansas; Aron E. Griffin, Shirley, Massachusetts; Alan Duffield, Browns Valley, Minnesota; Richard Bader; Dean Delavan, Cincinnatus, New York; Buck and Cathy Evans; and David Ruark, Pomeroy, Washington. Photo submitted by Duane Craig, Butler, Missouri.
Riveting tool. Identified by Harold D. Parman, Topeka, Kansas; Gailey Henderson; Robert Scholz; William Evans; Lloyd Florence, Council Grove, Kansas; Lyle Olson, Faribault, Minnesota; Leonard Keifer; Harry Jones, Brookings, South Dakota; Milo Harpstead, Stevens Point, Wisconsin; Raymond Souder, Hallsville, Missouri; Ralph R. Look, Wichita, Kansas; Alan Easley, Columbia, Missouri; Virgil Koci, Topeka, Kansas; Loren A. Fulton, Caledonia, Ohio; Maurice Lange; Keith Bullock, Jonesboro, Georgia; Ronald Williams, Manhattan, Kansas; Richard Ames; Charles Cowin, Stillwater, New York; Holly Manson, Stoughton, Wisconsin; Doug Camp; Jim Bolt, Corsica, South Dakota; Rex Wolfe; Stanley Deisemann; Francis A. Sperfslage; Aron E. Griffin; Elliott Larsen, Ruthven, Iowa; Alan Duffield; Clifton Buchholz, Carbondale, Illinois; Alvin E. Kallas; Richard Bader; John Haynes, Brownsville, Kentucky; Gordie Scarborough, Grand Island, Nebraska; Jim Monroe; Joseph T. Jones, Carson City, Nevada; Buck and Cathy Evans; Arliss E. Hein; Marlin Herbst; Robert Thorson; Harry Roland, Rochelle, Illinois; Gene E. Jerovitz, Kewaunee, Wisconsin; Jack Foster, Middletown, New York; Edward Regole, Saint Charles, Illinois; Dave Ronk, Odenton, Maryland; David Ruark, Gary Studebaker, Larwill, Indiana; John Ernst; Terrell Propst; Milford Scharlau, Lyndonville, New York; Lyle Schwarzrock; Jim Glascock, Cedar Grove, Indiana; Melroy Wiskow, Greenbush, Minnesota; Leo Vonada, Sylvan Grove, Kansas; and Louis A. Harnish, Wayland, Michigan.
Tin tube sausage stuffer. Identified by Gailey Henderson; William Evans; Stanley Deisemann; Richard Bader; James Mayne; Marlin Herbst; Gary Studebaker; and John F. Nagyiski, Felton, Delaware. Photo submitted by John Verbison, Brighton, Michigan.
No conclusive identification. Robert Scholz, Elmo, Missouri, believes it to be a bearing/hub puller. Dean Delavan, Cincinnatus, New York, and Richard Bader, Middletown, New York, believe this to be a chain repair tool. “A chain could be pulled together with this,” Dean says, “even with some tension on it, while a repair link was installed.” Photo submitted by Don Schroeder, Berger, Missouri.
Columnist Sam Moore sent a couple of photos to illustrate his contention that Item E from the May 2015 issue is in fact a bushel counter from a threshing machine. A counter is shown on this Hart Junior grain weigher on a 22- by 38-inch McCormick-Deering separator. “At one time I owned a Case thresher,” Sam says, “and it had the identical setup.” He also sent a photo of an acremeter on an older Oliver grain drill. “Most I’ve seen were very similar to this,” he says.