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#1 posted 12-27-2019 11:44 PM

It looks like part of a lying press. You can see a working one at colonial Williamsburg, Look here
https://bookbindersmuseum.org/collections/equipment/lying-press-and-plough/

They show up at flea markets regularly in New England

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )


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