Hazard A Guess: Week of April 1, 2010

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Hello from Hazard!

Silence.

That’s what we heard on Item No. 887, which we’ve featured for the past two weeks. Silence.

Sorry, Charlie. Actually, apologies go to a friend of reader Nello Mungai of Hickory, Pa. Nello had taken the photograph to send to Hazard and help his friend discover what how it was used. I guess we failed him.

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On to Item No. 888, then. Ron Anwander, of Vickery, Ohio, e-mailed the photograph and adds this description: “Two thin, metal layers, with holes like a sieve, joined together at the outside edge with space between the two pieces and has a wooden handle.”

“Whatever it is,” adds Anwander, “it was well used.”

It has the marking “ADE-O-MATIC Co.” and a patent number, but Anwander hasn’t been able to find any information about the company or this contraption.

Hazard a Guess, Item No. 888

Item No. 888

Do you know how it was used? Write to: Hazard a Guess, P.O. Box 38, Salem, OH 44460; or via e-mail to: editorial@farmanddairy.com.

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