WHAT-IS-IT


| March 2004

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    Mystery tools
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    Mystery tools
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    Recognized the cutter
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    Mystery tools
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    The machine was run from a flat belt
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    There is a trademark near the handle
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    Meat cutter

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The genius of pioneer inventors can confound us. Countless contraptions that revolutionized farming in the 19th and early 20th centuries have become contemporary curiosities, or even mysteries. Here are three sent in by readers. Do you know what they are?

February's mystery tools