August 2015 Mystery Tool C

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Do you recognize this tool?

At first glance, this looks like a hole punch – but the top does not bypass the bottom. The two just meet. The bottom piece is spring-mounted and goes down when depressed. Made of cast iron. Marked “PAT D.”

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

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