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  1. Thanks to Ron too !
  2. For cutting button holes ?
  3. This is a tool for dressing grinding wheels.
  4. Automobile valve lapping tool .
  5. Rolled in thin black paint , this tool would be used to put the fine black lines on woodgraining when painting quartersawn oak .
  6. Used to free painted shut double hung window frames .
  7. The last I saw sold for $250 near same condition . Are we allowed to say that ?
  8. Ham bone holder for slicing the ham .
  9. May have a bronze finish , but made of spelter. A zinc like material . These were made by Ansonia Clock Co . Bases are probably cast iron . c1880 to 1900 .
  10. Sock darner .
  11. Tool for removing small clock or gauge hands .
  12. Rake for harvesting clams ?
  13. For opening clams or oysters .
  14. This is a tool to lap valves in an auto engine . It is missing a fitting from the shaft end to adapt to the valve .
  15. Very early skydiver !
  16. Try the web site The Wrenching News .
  17. Is the back marked with a makers name or logo ?
  18. It looks very much like a piston ring groove cleaner/scraper . Perhaps some dimensions will help .
  19. Betel nut cutter .
  20. DRGM just means it has a German patent . The back of the movement may have a makers mark .
  21. Medical instrument sterilizer .
  22. Are the holes threaded ? Putting screws in the holes would act as depth stops for bending the metal .
  23. Made by Badger Brass Co. 1900 to 1920 . Used for tail light for automobile .
  24. Early auto parts ! These are top bow clamps to hold the bows when the top is folded down on a touring car. Teens through twenties . They mount on the back corners of the body and these are held in wit...
  25. Perhaps it is a can opener .
  26. This was made by Consolidated Lamp or Pittsburgh Brass & Glass . Kerosene originally , The bottom globe was not originally lit . It is known today as a Gone With The Wind lamp . Then called a double g...
  27. Eva Brauns' knickers ? Must have made her little fuhrer crazy ! Naw.....I believe the circus story . Still..............
  28. This looks like a brad driver, used to push small wire nails into wood .
  29. Google image 'safety wire'.
  30. Inkwell and pen case .
  31. Called a molinillo it is used in Mexico to stir cocoa .
  32. A long case regulator of high quality . It has a pendulum of glass jar filled with mercury . Missing the sweep seconds hand . Be careful who overhauls that . Most clock repairers aren't qualified to d...
  33. Looks much like a hinge fitting for a cabinet door . The long spike is driven into the cabinet door frame and the round part up carries the round strap attached to the door . The curved spur would len...
  34. Used to paint lines on dirt roads .
  35. This is a broom makers cutter . GOOGLE image will show examples in use.
  36. NO dimensions makes it rather difficult ! Looks like an insulator for a telephone / telegraph line . Where is geraldton ?? Does it matter ?
  37. Plane blades .
  38. What is the full patent date ? For sure .
  39. A very bad copy . Originals have the makers company name stamped inside along with the date of manufacture .
  40. Used for texting while driving an early FORD ?
  41. Hand beader without blades .
  42. A link to show another .
  43. Tool for changing tires in teens and twenties . Mostly for clincher beaded tires .
  44. For reading while duck hunting ?
  45. Restaurants and saloons serving wine . Passenger aircraft have them mounted to the galley counter.
  46. 1890s version of an earlier model . Time , strike , and alarm . Clock repair shop or hobbyist can restore movement for you . Not very valuable . operating well perhaps $ 150 to 175 . Check online auc...
  47. GOOGLE it !
  48. Do you mean Maserati ? Of Modena Italy ? No , this watch is made by the Trenton Watch Company .
  49. Tool for making crop circles .
  50. Glass blowers shears .
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Loetz Sheashell vase unknown decor ca. 1903