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Mystery Solved: June 2016 Mystery Tool Answers

| 7/12/2016 1:00:00 PM

June 2016 Mystery Tool A

Mystery Tool

Hog nose cutter, used to form a slit in a hog’s nose to prevent rooting. Identified by Robert Scholz, Elmo, Mo.; John R. Brantingham, White Lake, Mich.; Bob Wittersheim, Saline, Mich.; Lloyd Florence, Council Grove, Kan.; Gary Studebaker, Larwill, Ind.; Dave Spencer, Clyde Park, Mont.; and Richard Bader, Middletown, N.Y. See patent no. 472,932. Photo submitted by Tom Martin, Bethalto, Ill.

Mystery Tool

Patent no. 472,932: Hog nose cutter. Patent awarded to William Needham, Tampico, Ill., assignor to John O. Needham, Tampico, Ill., April 12, 1892.

June 2016 Mystery Tool B

Mystery Tool


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