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    Posted 2 months ago

    Watchsearc…
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    Part 2 of my “Rust Collection”.
    1. I especially love this iron hook.
    What could it be used for? Grappling hook?

    2. This huge hook has an unusual ring to connect it to something. Why is the ring made like that?

    3. Is this something that would connect a wagon to a horse?

    4. I cannot envision how this would be used on anything.

    I’m very interested in hearing some answers!
    I’m planning to create a display of all these things soon. I have a large steel fire-hose cabinet that was once in a commercial building; I’m planning to install peg-board in it so I can display the entire collection instead of keeping it in a box.
    When I get answers about the items, I’ll label them in the display for the education and entertainment of everyone who sees them.

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 months ago
      Your first picture is an old cast iron butchers meat hook. Second one is chain hook with a repair link attached to it. Last two need better pictures.
    2. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 2 months ago
      fhrjr2, I appreciate that info. I hadn’t thought of a butcher’s hook but that makes sense.
      There was evidence of an old well here so I was thinking along the lines of a hook to retrieve a bucket or chain or something dropped down the well.

      I’ll make better pictures of those last two in the morning.
    3. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 2 months ago
      Vynil, dav2no1, vetraio50, fortapache, Thank you all for the loves!
    4. Irishcollector. Irishcollector., 2 months ago
      I thought no.1 was for retrieving buckets from a well but I can see how it could be used as a meat hook too. No.4 looks like a tooth off a mowing bar. I have seen no. 3 before but just can't remember what its purpose is.
    5. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 months ago
      It Is The Unexpected Finds That Can Bring The Most Thrill! Nice Finds!

      Thomas.
    6. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 months ago
      #4 looks to be a suckle bar tooth from an old hay mower/cutter

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