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    Posted 3 years ago

    KarenB
    (2 items)

    These are things that twist and turn. No makers mark. Couldn't find patent number on them. They look cool on the shelf but I have no idea of their use.

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    Vintage Stanley Bedrock Plane No.607 Smooth Bottom type 7 Sweetheart 1923-26 NR
    Vintage Stanley Bedrock Plane No.60...
    $200
    Vintage Antique Solid Brass Bacchus Dionysus Greek God Of Wine Face Door Knocker
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    Original Authentic VTG Jewelry Key Lane Miniature Mini Cedar Chest Box *KEY ONLY
    Original Authentic VTG Jewelry Key ...
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    Vintage Stanley Bedrock Plane No.607 Smooth Bottom type 7 Sweetheart 1923-26 NR
    Vintage Stanley Bedrock Plane No.60...
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    1. bobby725 bobby725, 3 years ago
      possibly antique rope makers or twisters.?.
    2. lzenglish lzenglish, 3 years ago
      The top one is an engine valve lapping tool.

      https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-ZIM-Engine-Valve-Lapper-Reciprocating-Grinder-Tool-Works-Great-/222675141527?_trksid=p2385738.m2548.l4275
    3. lzenglish lzenglish, 3 years ago
      I believe the bottom tool is a spiral action wire twister. I found many look-a-likes but not an exact match, so just my best guess.
    4. Irishcollector. Irishcollector., 3 years ago
      I think Izenglish is right on the wire twister. Used to tie necks of bags etc with a length of wire with a loop at each end.
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 3 years ago
      I thought they were both wire twisters. Guess it depends on what you use them for. LOL !
    6. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 3 years ago
      I believe both suggestions are correct. On the valve lapper there was also a tool made called an egg beater crank screwdriver that was somewhat of a multi use tool. The wire twisters were/are also used for fencing and even masonry to hold reinforcing rod together while pouring cement. Newer ones have a spinner handle and are quicker and easier to use.
    7. KarenB, 3 years ago
      You folks are awesome! Excellent work solving my riddle. Much appreciated info.
    8. lzenglish lzenglish, 3 years ago
      Our Pleasure! You can mark it as solved now.

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