October 2013 Mystery Tools D and E

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Do you recognize these tools?

October 2013 Mystery Tool D

This mystery farm tool measures 19-1/2 inches tall by 13-1/2 inches wide. The handle measures 19-1/2 inches long.

October 2013 Mystery Tool E

This mystery farm tool was found at an auction. It was identified as a posthole digger, but it’s not. The handles work in the opposite manner of those on a posthole digger. When the handles are closed, the jaws go shut; when the handles are opened, the jaws open. There is an eyelet in the hinge. The handles measure 55 inches long.

If you recognize either of these mystery tools leave a comment below.

Check back here Nov. 16 for the correct answer or find it in the December issue of Farm Collector.

Have a tool you want to submit? Email us at editor@farmcollector.com with at least one photo taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece.

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