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[Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter]

Description: Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter. Wooden dowel which held paper roll rests in u-shaped brackets at each end of cutter. Spring-loaded straightedge provides a tearing surface. Unit has holes in base for mounting to counter. Base is braced on one side with a flat metal strip (.5" x 24.4 "); other side is held by a piece of wire. Top of unit is made from a flat wooden bar. (a) is main part. (b) is wooden dowel.
Date: 1910

[Crowbar with a hexagonal shaft]

Description: Crowbar with a hexagonal shaft with ends that angle. One end angles more and has a flat-claw head, while the other is just a flat wedge.
Date: 1910

[Iron with a wooden handle]

Description: It is made of iron, but is plated with a silver unknown metal. Above the back of the iron is a plug in for a cord. The handle is wood and has been burned underneath. The handle is bolted to the iron.
Date: 1910

[Metal musical disc]

Description: Circular in shape with 100 punched out circles all around the outside edge. It has one circle in the middle. There are small rectangular punched out holes in the main part of the disc. The part that is punched out is still attached by one side and is curved under to form a little bump.
Date: 1910

[Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys.]

Description: Oliver typewriter that has octagonal white keys, vertical arrangement of letters that strike toward center. Marked on the typewriter is: The No. 9 OLIVER STANDARD VISIBLE WRITER The Printype Oliver Typewriter Pat. Nov. 5th 1912. There are two marked plates on rear of machine listing patent dates from Oct. 30th, 1894 to June 10, 1913
Date: November 5, 1912

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, patented July 20, 1915. 4.5 " (11.8 cm) diameter with coiled handle. Damper body is round with three oval holes.
Date: 1915

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, pat. July 20, 1915. 11.8 cm diameter damper body with three oval holes. Handle is spring coiled. See 1999.008.014, 1999.008.015 for other examples of same model
Date: 1915

[Stove flue damper]

Description: Stove flue damper, pat. July 20, 1915. 11.8 cm diameter damper body with three oval holes. Handle is spring coiled. Body is cracked twice--once through "I" in "American" and once after "N" in "American." See 1999.008.014, 1999.008.016 for other examples of same model
Date: July 20, 1915

[Varnished/Lacquered scythe]

Description: Varnished/Lacquered scythe with two handles one at the bottom and one in the middle. All iron parts are painted black. Blade is attached at the top with two iron rings that slide on and off.
Date: 1912/1913