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adidat

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Good on ya for playing along on this one....
It's actually a button hole cutter by F.C. LEYPOLDT of Philadelphia. PA.
Patent dates for 1860 & 1865

Lovely bit of kit, if you swap out the brass anvil you can adjust the length of the slit.
Cheers Andy
Spill the beans Andy! What are they then!

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The answers are as follows....
From left to right.

?#
A guide for writing Braille

C#
A very lightweight cutter for shaping candles ends

B#
Betal nut cutters

F#
button hole cutter by F.C. LEYPOLDT of Philadelphia. PA.
Patent dates for 1860 & 1865

?#
A 1859 British No4 patent Enfield sergeants multi by R&W Aston

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G#
You put half a cork in each spiked jaw and clamp down upon a newly made vine graft. Whilst clamped you tie it with wire to hold it in position when clamp is removed.

H#
Is for making and dispensing ice cream wafers in 3 sizes Penny Tuppeny and Threppenny.

I#
Is a spring loaded clamp, that when fastened to a table edge allows you to stitch easier with needle and thread.

J#
Is a sailmakers palm

The big wooden item at the bottom is basically a spirit level (sorry, you couldn't see the vial under the handle) but known as a "STEP LEVEL BOARD" for setting out the camber on curved railways. In this case it's quite a narrow width gauge. Made by Woodings Verona Toolworks Pennsylvania USA

Cheers Andy
 
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