October 2021 Mystery Tools
What are these gadgets, gizmos and contraptions from pioneer inventors?
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 six sent in by readers. Do you know what they are?
Answers to the October 2021 items will appear in the December 2021 issue. Answers for new items in this issue must be received by Oct. 4, 2021.
B. Tool’s overall length is about 5 inches. Blade is marked GP-40 and AF.
C. Found in an old buggy shed. Measures 8 inches by 8 inches.
D. Tool measures 7 inches long.
E. No description
F. Tool made in Sweden with adjustable end and spring.
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Send prints to Farm Collector, 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Send digital images to email@example.com.
• Photos should be taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and markings on the piece, and your name, city and state. We cannot
guarantee every photo will be published. No photos will be returned.
• Digital photos should be sent as .jpegs at a minimum of 300 dpi.
To identify an item:
Send answers (with your name and address) to Farm Collector, 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609. Email responses may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Answers for new items shown in this issue must be received by Oct. 4, 2021.
September 2021 Mystery Tools
We have identified some of these gadgets, gizmos & contraptions from the 2021 September issue!