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Great finds, the tire gauge is from around the 1950's.

Good catch and good hunting.

Good luck on your next hunt.

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I may be wrong but that tire gage looks older than 1950's. Looks more like early to mid 1920's. Mr. Google should be able to come up with some info.

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JCR, Hit the nail on the head, early 20's to 30's. If you can clean it up a little it still might work. They were not only used for automobiles but the large quantity of bicycles around that time frame. Nice job that's a cool find.

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I did get it cleaned up and can pull the slide out but it is still a bit gritty on the inside and doesn’t work.  Patent date of 1916 on the side. 

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Glad to see you found a date for it, I didn't think it looked that old.

 

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Some poor guy a hundred years probably had to make do with underinflated tires ... but now his tires can finally rest in peace.

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