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Mystery Solved! July 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

| 8/21/2012 9:54:48 AM

July 2012 Mystery Tool A 

July 2012 Mystery Tool A 

We have no definitive answer for this item. One reader suggests that this is part of a portable weighing system used on the farm. A weight would hang from the eye on the right, and a container hanging from the hook on the left would hold a quantity of the item to be measured. The device would be useful when a specific amount of a commodity such as feed was needed. Photo submitted by Lawrence Kent, Jasper, N.Y. 

July 2012 Mystery Tool B 

July 2012 Mystery Tool B 

Unidentified. Photo submitted by Elias Nyberg, Stow, Mass. 


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