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 Post subject: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 06 Jan 2018, 11:46 
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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 06 Jan 2018, 20:58 
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Eye exam test for that bug-eyed dude in the Monty Python movie.

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Those who trade liberty for security shall have neither.

"Take ye heed,watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is".

Rev. 6:8 and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was death , and Hell followed with him.


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 07 Jan 2018, 18:05 
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part of the Norton bomb sight.


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 07 Jan 2018, 19:06 
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Good guesses, but not correct. Was patented in 1888 and I am sure we all have used a version of this item.


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 07 Jan 2018, 22:40 
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Some type of nautical navigation system ?

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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 08 Jan 2018, 03:36 
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Sorry doc, but nope.


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 10 Jan 2018, 10:29 
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Things don't seem to be adding up on this one.


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 10 Jan 2018, 10:40 
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Looks kinda/sorta like the unit I use on the bed head board instead of using notch's which just managed to cut off the posts. :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: What is this? 1-6
PostPosted: 11 Jan 2018, 11:23 
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It is used to keep track and I'll give you this one, as you are very close. It is an adding machine. Sorry to hear about the bed posts.

CHARLES HENRY WEBB, OF NEW YORK, N. Y.

ADDING-MACHINE.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 414,959, dated November 12, 1889.

Application filed April 28, 1888. Serial No. 272,179. (No model.)

To all whom, it may concern.-

Be it known that I, CHARLES HENRY WEBB, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the city, county, and State of New York, have invented certain Improvements in Adding-lVlachines, of which the following is a specification.

My invention relates, in the main, to adding-machines of the class employing two adding disks or wheels arranged tangentially and having internal mechanism whereby, at each revolution of one of said disks, it imparts an ism.

driven disk is free to be rotated independently of the other in setting the disks at starting.

Other objects of my invention relate to fea tures of construction designed mainly to increase the durability of the machine and to facilitate the operation of adding therewith.


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