Current Auction: Indianapolis Listed - March 16, 2018

Indianapolis Spring Listed Antique Tool Auction

Lot: IL18-538
Maker: Seed Trade Reporting Bureau, Chicago, Illinois
Length: 50.000 Inches
Condition: GOOD+
Estimate: $125.00 - $250.00
A classic BRASS "GRAIN THIEF" by the Seed Trade Reporting Bureau, Chicago, Illinois. These devices have a cylindrical sleeve covering the shaft. The device could be thrust into a hopper full of grain, the sleeve twisted to allow the grain to fill the shaft, then closed and extracted. The grain could then be removed for testing.
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This tool will be sold at public auction on March 16, 2018 in Indianapolis , Indiana.

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Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools • 5223 County Road 8 • Avoca, NY 14809 • Phone: (800) 869-0695 • Fax: (607) 566-2575