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Mystery Solved: August 2017 Mystery Tool Answers

| 9/28/2017 3:53:00 PM

August 2017 Mystery Tool A

August 2017 Mystery Tool A

Meat cutter/sausage grinder. Usually secured to a board or mounted to a bench or similar piece. Used to reduce chunks or strips of meat into smaller pieces. Identified by Charles Asmussen, Trappe, Md.; Jack L. Kalp, Acme, Pa.; Richard Bader, Middletown, N.Y.; Leonard Keifer, Gaithersburg, Md.; Jake Ferrari, Newry, Pa.; Mike Russell, Columbia, Mo.; Randall Marquis, Tacoma, Wash.; Sam Schoenhals, Ridgecrest, Calif.; and Fred Briehl, Penobscot, Maine. See Patent no. 24,593. Photo submitted by Frank Kuehl, Neenah, Wis.

August 2017 Mystery Tool A patent

Patent no. 24,593: Meat cutter. Patent granted to John G. Perry, Kingston, R.I., Aug. 2, 1859.

August 2017 Mystery Tool B

August 2017 Mystery Tool B

Hay tool used with a hay carrier and hay sling. Identified by Robert Scholz, Elmo, Mo., Bill Reeb, Westerville, Ohio; and Mark Williams, Pandora, Ohio. See Patent no. 739,901. Photo submitted by Russ Hackett, Foley, Minn.


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