Identifying Antique Farm Equipment

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Does anyone know what this is? I bought this at a local farmer's market in Michigan. It's all wood and has a small lever that expands the rounded ends. It almost looks like a big clamp of sorts.

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August 26, 20190 found this helpful
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How tall is it?

It looks like something to stretch leather--horse saddle, hats?

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August 28, 20190 found this helpful
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It looks like a leather stitching Pony Clamp that a harness maker would use. There are many examples on Pinterest.

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August 29, 20190 found this helpful
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So cool!!

I found one that sold on eBay for 55.00 plus shipping:

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Blessings!! So excited to learn something new today!!

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February 4, 2018

We would like to know what this piece of machinery is. Could you please help us? No one seems to know what it is. Your assistance would be really helpful.

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February 6, 20180 found this helpful
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This is an very old crop harvester used to harvest oats and wheat on the farm. This is a picture of a newer one that is also "old"

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April 27, 2020

I'm trying to figure out what I have here. I am not so much worried about its value, but rather a possible mfg. or how in fact it was used and on what?

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Perhaps what and how the pulleys were attached and driven. Is it an attachment or the main component in a piece of machinery that's missing many parts?

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April 28, 20200 found this helpful
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This looks like a piece of farm machinery that had a belt attached to it that ran down train and the wheels would turn and break it up before it was dropped into a bin. That is one of the times I saw this. The other time was on the back of a tractor in the field and it was used to harvest grain and when it turned the grain was put on a belt or in a shoot and it went to the back into a bin for harvest.

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April 29, 20200 found this helpful
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This looks like a reel mower of some sort, so it's either that, or some sort of thresher machine. Perhaps it was attached to a truck or some other sort of conveyance.

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April 20, 2020

These wooden pieces were found in an old barn. Anyone know what they are from?

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April 20, 20200 found this helpful
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Normally items such as this were used like a nail to hold a fence together or for buildings to hold large beams in place. They were old wooden nails that they used for building.

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Long ago wooden pegs were easier to come by , coming from natures trees and the art of carving them by hand . These craftsmen used these pegs to put together furniture, horse pulled wagons, and structures.

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Made perfectly to fit in like a puzzle, locking in secure. Making it a great piece of heritage ! Some are still being made today by generations of carpenters!

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I am going through my grandfather's old farm equipment. I haven't a clue what these are.

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March 28, 20200 found this helpful
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This looks like a stock cutter - used for corn, sugar cane.

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December 19, 2019

What the heck is this heavy piece of old equipment? It looks somewhat similar to a horse-drawn fresno. Thanks for any help!

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December 19, 20190 found this helpful
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It looks almost like a piece of equipment that went on tractors to put the seeds in the ground during planting. I am thinking it is this or a bucket that is placed on a tractor that collects the grain during harvest.

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What type of equipment is this and is it worth money?

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Can someone tell me what was used for? I am thinking it may have been used when setting out plants and a specific amount of water was used per transplant!

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October 10, 2019

What is this piece of equipment? I saw it a local fair. I apologize for the picture not being the greatest.

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Can anyone tell me what this piece of farm equipment is?

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January 3, 20190 found this helpful

It might be some kind of a plow.

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January 4, 20190 found this helpful

It looks like some type of vintage grain conveyor.

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January 10, 20190 found this helpful

I agree, could it be part of a vintage thresher

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January 12, 20190 found this helpful

Perhaps this site can help you:

www.farmershotline.com/auctions

Their contact info is at the bottom.

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They may also be able to give you a value. Please post back what you learn. It is interesting looking!! Thanks!

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May 21, 20190 found this helpful

It looks like an old corn sheller to me.

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April 8, 2020

This piece is displayed outside a local business and I would like to know what it is called.
Thank you.

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I live in rural southern Missouri and found these pieces of some type of equipment in the woods on my property. Can you tell me what that equipment might have been and approx. when it was commonly used?

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Could anyone tell me what this machine would be been used for please?

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May 25, 20191 found this helpful

This could have made trenches in the ground for planting.

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May 25, 20191 found this helpful

Possibly an antique horse-drawn laying-off plow

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April 6, 2020

A friend of mine found this in an old barn. Can anyone tell me what it is?

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February 24, 2020

Anyone able to tell me what this is or maybe how old it might be?

Thanks in advance.

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June 17, 2019

Anyone know what this is or what it was used for?

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