What is it? Set 495

I need some help with the fifth item in this week's set:
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Rob
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Rob H.
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2886 glass lens from a railway signal hand lamp
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Bluey69
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2881 Pop Rivet tool.
Lew
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Lew Hodgett
2881, too bad it's 9 1/4 inches long, I'd have said a Pop Rivetool. 2882, part of a helicopter. Or, a machinist's tobacco pipe holder. 2883, bar towel holder. 2884, magnetic nail holder. 2885, I suspect a shoe expander. For womens shoes that are a bit too tight. 2886, might be part of electrical insullator for the power company. . Christopher A. Young Learn more about Jesus
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I need some help with the fifth item in this week's set:
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Rob
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Stormin Mormon
Rob H. fired this volley in news: snipped-for-privacy@drn.newsguy.com:
2881 Pop-rivet tool... looks to be missing the screw-in nosepiece
2882... Man! I think I've even held one of those in my hand... it looks SO familiar... can't place it now. It feels like something to do with vacuum apparatus...
2883 some sort of tension-held clamp; like a gravity clamp for brooms, but made for flat stock. It looks like it's of a size to hold a piece of 1" nom. lumber on the flat, hanging down vertically from the clamp.
2884 looks to be a ceramic roll stamp dispenser done in art-deco impression of a sitting frog. Of course, it could also be a very weird eyeglasses holder.
2885 not even a tickle
2886 looks to be a signal light lens (stackable annunciator columns have that sort of lenses in different colors.
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Lloyd E. Sponenburgh
2881: Hand Riveter? 2882: Part of a fire hose?? 2883: Some sort of plane?? 2884: knife sharpener?? 2885: Archery aide??? 2886: Glass insert for Rail Road engineer lantern??
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mungedaddress
2881 Pop rivet tool 2883 Hanger, probably for a heavy coat or other fabric item. 2886 Globe for a lamp
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Scott Lurndal
2881 -- sure looks like a basic light-duty pop rivet tool to me
2886: lens from an old dead flame warning lantern -- probably Embury Traffic-Gard -- as used on road construction barriers.
Northe
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Northe
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Hey Rob,
2881 is a pop-rivet gun.
2886 is globe/lens for a DIETZ # 40 "Traffic Gard" kerosene/coal-oil lantern.
No idea about the others.
Brian Lawson, Bothwell, Ontario.
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Brian Lawson
2881 pop riveter 2886 lens for fire exit door
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willshak
Yes, or as the patent calls it, a rivet setting tool.
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Rob H.
Tension held clamp could be considered correct, though it isn't for wood.
Nope, not for stamps, nor any other desk/office use.
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Rob H.
http://173.203.87.117/BioSurplusImages/aa6132_1.jpg
It is for a somewhat similar purpose, this particular model is actually quite famous and would be recognized by many people in the general public.
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Rob H.
Hey Rob,
Ummmm....railway hand lamps are white, as they are also used as vision aids in the dark. The "signal" from a railway hand-lamp is in the motion, not the colour. The same hand-motions are used even in daylight.
Take care.
Brian Lawson, Bothwell, Ontario.
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Brian Lawson
Well then, it must be the prop in Jurrasic Park the held the vials of dinosaur embryos.
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anorton
I was going to guess the red lens of a high rise (building) anti collision beacon.
Erik
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Erik
That's it! Though it's a replica.
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Rob H.
2884 The object is an Art Deco frog-shaped "blade bank". It was used to dispose of safety razor blades. I believe that this one was distributed by Listerine shaving cream.
Carl G.
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Carl G.
"Carl G." fired this volley in news:koakls$aei$ snipped-for-privacy@dont-email.me:
HEY! I got the frog part right! Lloyd
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Lloyd E. Sponenburgh

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