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    Posted 3 years ago

    Whatsitman
    (1 item)

    I am trying to learn what this set of nippers(?) was used for. The jaw with the adjustable angle and length gauge is flat while the other jaw is triangular shaped. I believe they were probably used to nip or cut metal but would like more specific info. on how they were used and if they had a specific purpose

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    Approx. 120 (6 lbs) WROUGHT IRON ANTIQUE (1800'S)  SQUARE 4.5" LONG NAILS
    Approx. 120 (6 lbs) WROUGHT IRON AN...
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    Vintage Original Stanley No. 602 Bedrock 'B of E' Plane, Nice Patina & Japanning
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    VINTAGE STANLEY BAILEY No.8 JOINTER PLANE CORRUGATED BOTTOM TYPE 11,3 PAT.DATES
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    Approx. 120 (6 lbs) WROUGHT IRON ANTIQUE (1800'S)  SQUARE 4.5" LONG NAILS
    Approx. 120 (6 lbs) WROUGHT IRON AN...
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    1. Jamiek, 3 years ago
      My husband thinks they are for cutting circles. Possibly a leather tool, have you tried it on that. Only other thing he could think of was tin snips.
    2. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 3 years ago
      Unusual for sure hope someone has some info, Somehow I think one of or members will know (likely Tube Amp) but Welcome to CW Whatsitman
    3. lzenglish, 2 years ago
      Looks like you have an old "Saw Set" as pictured in the link below.
      http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?pn=1054124&id=24474



    4. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      Great find lzenglish, I think you solved this one! :^)
    5. Whatsitman, 2 years ago
      Izenglish - Thanks for the information - I agree that my item is a saw set - While it is not identical to the one you found the patent for it is certainly very similar and has many of the same components - I appreciate your help in identifying my "whatsit"
    6. lzenglish, 2 years ago
      Your Welcome! Here is another link that shows your saw set about midway down the page, on the right.
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_set

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