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The towers (and the signalling process) were developed during the Napoleonic wars period, by both sides !

Codes were used, as if the tower was visible to the other side, the messages could be read.

I found mentions in the Richard Sharpe stories as well as the Aubrey / Maturin and Bolithio books.
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What is this?
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Swindon railway works?
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Wild guess - with a family connection Wolverton works ? :smile:
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Sorry no, Built with a particular purpose in mind.
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Tram sheds? Stockport?
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China has it, tram sheds, the height of the original openings in the walls is the clue. Not in Stockport China, Cardiff.
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Any idea what this is?
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That went down well! Nobody any ideas? If no response today I'll put you out of your misery!
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A type of Bunsen Burner ?
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Looks like you could put something between the top rollers which appear to be adjustable. A bit like a tin opener but for closing things. Something to do with metal forming and crimping an edge?
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Sorry Cathy but no.
China you're getting very close, look at it more closely.
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Would a jeweller use it?
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Yes Kev, I think you are very close!
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Is it for enlarging or "easing" rings?
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Hee hee! You've pipped Kev at the post. I think that was the track he was on. You are right, it's a small device used by jewellers for rolling the shank of a ring to enlarge it. It would also be used for straightening a misshapen shank as well.
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Any idea what these are?
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Oil feeds?
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Sorry China, no. Way out!
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Something to do with milking machines?
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Sorry China no. I think this one is almost impossible. Perhaps a clue will be necessary. Trouble is I can't think of one!
Think Peru.......
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Fighting cock spurs...
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Are they drains for use when tapping rubber trees?
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Stanley wrote: 06 Mar 2020, 13:28 Think Peru.......
Peruvian coronavirus testing kits?
Amazonian poison darts?
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Are they for tagging animals like Llama and Alpaca that graze on the uplands?
I don't know what else they do in Peru.
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