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Posted 6 years ago


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If anyone could help me identify this tool i would appreciate it. Its very old and i cant find any numbers of patent date of any kind on it?

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  1. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 6 years ago
    For some odd reason I want to say it's a combination hoof cleaner, and ?? Almost like a manicure set for horses
  2. bbmbr2000, 6 years ago
    but do you see the second pic where that middle part lifts up and it almost has a hole for maybe crimping or cutting, dunno. the it fits back down in the round part as in pic 1
  3. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 6 years ago
    Go to this site, scroll almost all the way down to the "five tools a must" picture.
  4. bhaerklaus, 6 years ago
    I have one almost exactly like it. My antiques consultant told me she thought it was likely a device for holding a candle, with the spike rammed into the wooden wall.
  5. bhaerklaus, 6 years ago
    It is definitely not a hoof pick. It's forged iron, with a sharp point. Hoof picks are flattened at the working end, to prevent damaging the frog of the foot, which is the most vulnerable part.
  6. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 6 years ago
    It looks very much to me to be a Miners Tommy Stick. These were usually hand forged. It was a candle holder to be used in the mines. The candle would go in the thing in the middle on the side and the pointed end could be shoved into a timber, or it could be hung by the hook on the top.
  7. bbmbr2000, 6 years ago
    wow sounds interesting, I did just find some markings on it. I cant read it entirely but it something like ???leave.
  8. Gregorio Gregorio, 6 years ago
    Thats got to be just amazing to examine!
  9. bbmbr2000, 6 years ago
    Thanks everyone....

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