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    Posted 10 years ago

    pbarger
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    This mystery tool is on display at my pharmacy. My pharmacist said his family purchased the drugstore 75 years ago and the tool came with the store. He has had it on display for years and asked for help idenitifying it but has had no luck. Can you help?

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 10 years ago
      Looks like it either crushes or crimps. I will be interested in seeing this one solved.
    2. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 10 years ago
      This a Antique cork press. It was used in pharmacies to compress the cork to be inserted in the medicine bottles. Here's a link.

      http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/13916
    3. pbarger, 10 years ago
      Oh wow! I've looked at this mystery tool for over 10 years and always wondered! Now I get an answer in five minutes! Isn't the internet wonderful?! Thank you! Thank you! I so appreciate your help.

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