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Mystery Solved: December 2016 Mystery Tool Answers

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December 2016 Mystery Tool A

December 2016 Mystery Tool A

Horse collar pad. Identified by Donald E. McBride, Bedford, Ind., and Edward Fett, Lennox, S.D. See patent no. 294,769 for a similar piece. Photo submitted by Jim Allen via email.

December 2016 Mystery Tool A patent

Patent no. 294,769: Horse collar pad. Patent granted to Dexter Curtis, Madison, Wis., March 11, 1884.

December 2016 Mystery Tool B

December 2016 Mystery Tool B

Possibly a hand-powered hedge trimmer but no positive identification possible. Photo submitted by Jim Allen via email.


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