Mystery Solved! March 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

Reader Contribution by Farm Collector
1 / 4
2 / 4
3 / 4
4 / 4

March 2012 Mystery Tool A

Tinner’s tongs used in bending the ends of eaves/troughs (gutters). See patent no. 597,649. Photo submitted by Virgil Cassill, Drakesville, Iowa.

March 2012 Mystery Tool B

No positive identification. Photo submitted by Richard Stout, Washington, Iowa.

March 2012 Mystery Tool C

Part of a shoe stretcher. See patent no. 1,761,012. Photo submitted by Mark Stead, Platteville, Wis.

March 2012 Mystery Tool D

No positive identification. Could be a scraper used on a round stock of some kind. Photo submitted by Ken Hunter, Allerton, Ill.

Farm Collector Magazine
Farm Collector Magazine
Dedicated to the Preservation of Vintage Farm Equipment