Thursday, January 22, 2009

1519. A coin changer, it holds nickels, quarters, dimes, and pennies, pushing a button dispenses one coin.

A lower view:

1520. A wedge for a hammer or ax, to keep the head from flying off:

1521. A battery cell tester:

1522. This was marked "phone tool", I haven't been able to find any more information on it, but it was probably used for gripping threaded rings with holes along its exterior.

1523. A tool used to remove carbon deposits from the gooves of a piston, patent number 1,768,692. Text on it reads: "Owatonna Tool Co. #840, Made in Owatonna, Minn. USA".

For more guesses on this tool, take a look at Neatorama.

1524. A blowtorch for use with a soldering iron:

A similar device:

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Last week's set is seen below, click here to view the entire post.

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