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    Posted 8 years ago

    tissick
    (2 items)

    Can anyone help me identify these objects. They are made of brass and could possibly be measures of some kind. I have had these for years and never known what they are. Would love to know.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      Obviously 1,2,3,4. Do the thicknesses vary in that scale. Never seen feeler gauges shaped like this.
    2. tissick, 8 years ago
      It's difficult to tell because they are old and worn, but I would say they are all the same thickness.
    3. Gracay2004 Gracay2004, 8 years ago
      The 1,2,3,4 is obviously a clue, maybe some sort of scoring indicators for a game?
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      You might be on the right trail Gracay if it isn't a feeler gauge.
    5. tissick, 8 years ago
      Didn't think of games could be a new line of investigation!
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      Well, I certainly don't have any better ideas right now! Left by aliens to confuse us?
    7. Gracay2004 Gracay2004, 8 years ago
      Alien feeler gauges?
    8. gettingold, 8 years ago
      These brass tags are likely from a gunter's (surveyor's) chain.

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