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December 2015 Mystery Tool E

| 12/24/2015 9:20:00 AM

Do you recognize this tool?

December 2015 Mystery Tool E

Marked “D. Lowentraut” on one side; “Territories For Sale By S.J. Johnston, Leesburg, VA Pat’d May 1801” on the other. Has 3/8-inch slot on top of head; V-slot in one side of jaw; pipe grip opposite. Butterfly adjusting screw to head. Loosen knob on bottom for handle position with gear teeth to lock. Screwdriver extends from bottom. Marked “20H Century” on both sides.

Find the correct answers in the February 2016 issue of Farm Collector.

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December 2015 Mystery Tool E


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