February 2018 Mystery Tool D
Do you recognize this Mystery Farm Tool?
Two clamps; both jaws move about 1 inch. Measures 10 inches long. Handle presses the jaws closed. Six-inch opening between jaws. Marked “Hartford Clamp Co. East Hartford, Conn.”
Find the correct answers in the April 2018 issue of Farm Collector.
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