Mystery Solved: February 2016 Mystery Tool Answers

| 4/1/2016 9:38:00 AM

February 2016 Mystery Tool A

February 2016 Mystery Tool A

Gary Studebaker, Larwill, Indiana; Marlin Harbst, Merrill, Iowa; John Buesing, Brewton, Alabama; and Robert N. Phillips, Newberry, Florida, believe this to be an oil can funnel. “The older round, waxed cardboard oil cans would be opened and inserted into the funnel to drain,” Gary says. “The stopper was used to plug the hole so that when the funnel was removed, it didn’t drip. Photo submitted by DJ Stamp.


February 2016 Mystery Tool B

February 2016 Mystery Tool B

Possibly a rake arm from a reaper. See patent no. 128,402. Photo submitted by Robin Case, Brookhaven, Mississippi.

February 2016 Mystery Tool B


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