What is it? Answers LVIII

Friday, April 01, 2005

308. Brass stair/square gauges

309. This one was marked "body iron", used for doing bodywork on cars.

310. Pencil sharpener

311. Cobbler's/leatherworker's punch

312. Impossible stack sculpture

313. This tool is for cleaning the narrow flame slot in the old ceramic burner tips in gas chandeliers.

From an 1894 edition catalog:

314. Curta mechanical calculator

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