Another mystery object

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by greyelm, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. greyelm

    greyelm Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 28, 2010
    London
    Malcolm
    I loved StevenL's post so here is one from me.

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  2. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman Subscribing Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    thats easy....its a lens grinder from a soviet camera factory :)


    K
     
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  3. Pan Korop

    Pan Korop Mu-43 Veteran

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    Mar 31, 2011
    Phare Ouest
    Stunned by the chevron-cut gears. Means Chevrolet and Citroën patents were abusive...

    Otherwise, uh, grain mill grindstone? Porridge mill? Street-light-in-the-foreground bender?
     
  4. Hikari

    Hikari Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 26, 2010
    My job...

    At least where I leave my nose...
     
  5. greyelm

    greyelm Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 28, 2010
    London
    Malcolm
    You are all on the right track but a grinder of what?

    A clue : it used to produce something not to be sneezed at :confused:
     
  6. Bill Gordon

    Bill Gordon Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Pepper!
     
  7. Narnian

    Narnian Nobody in particular ...

    Aug 6, 2010
    Richmond, VA
    Richard Elliott
    It looks like it would make a nice paper weight ...
     
  8. Andrew Riddell

    Andrew Riddell Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 21, 2010
    London
    Morden Hall snuff mill?

    Andrew
     
  9. greyelm

    greyelm Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 28, 2010
    London
    Malcolm
    Correct on both counts :2thumbs:
     
  10. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    What on earth is snuff?
     
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