Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

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Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by lican » 05 Oct 2017 17:01

Hi.

I noticed this in the news a few months ago. I believe it was part of a stashed horde of Nazi items.

What is this? Doesn't it seem strange?
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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by lican » 05 Oct 2017 17:02

The item on the bottom left

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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 05 Oct 2017 19:41

Medical tool for measuring skulls etc.
Forgot the correct word or term for it.

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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by John G. » 05 Oct 2017 21:06

Just for the record, all of that Argentine horde is fantasy, fake, "Eastern European" crap that I wouldn't give shelf-space..... alot of high end expensive display junk of no real historical or collector value.
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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 06 Oct 2017 00:40

Correction. Copy of a nazi
medical caliper... :oops:

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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by lican » 06 Oct 2017 07:37

Hi guys.

Thanks for taking the time to tell me what it is.

So this stuff was made post WW2?
The callipers seem to graduate in large increments. Is this normal?

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Re: Wondering what this weird looking thing is.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 06 Oct 2017 08:50

I would say yes. It is large and suits
the fumction it is meant for.
Not a nice thing at all considering
what the real calipers were used for.

See here for size and function:
http://amst312.umwblogs.org/2009/01/30/ ... exhibit-1/

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