February 2012 Web Exclusive Mystery Tool


| 2/24/2012 9:46:03 AM


Tags: antique farm tools, web exclusive, what is it,

Do you recognize this tool?

February 2012 Web Exclusive Mystery Tool 

February 2012 Web Exclusive Mystery Tool 

February 2012 Web Exclusive Mystery Tool 

The whole piece is made of iron and the vertical arm doesn't move. The horizontal round bar is removable and is about 1-1/2-inch in diameter. The two square pieces that are parallel to each other are not removable.

This tool was passed down to the submitter by his great-grandfather; it is believed the tool was used in the old Nelson Gas Engine & Automobile Company, Harlan, Iowa, factory, possibly in the manufacturing process. The tool includes this name plate: