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Any Ideas What This Bench Is For?

Article about: Can anyone help us with exactly what this is? I believe it is a bench for a hand crank radio generator but have yet to find another example. Ran across one that was similar but had the gener

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    Default Re: Any Ideas What This Bench Is For?

    Quote by Wagriff View Post
    In actuality, I believe that this is simply a cobbler's or shoemaker's bench....It may or may not be a military boot repairman's bench. William
    I agree. Cobblers bench seems most reasonable. But personal Ironing board for an officer type isnt a bad call either! Any markings on the bottom side?

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    Default Re: Any Ideas What This Bench Is For?

    There are no markings of any type...

    I'm still of the opinion that this bench is part of a portable field radio hand generator set up, although I will not rule out the cow milking bench possibility.......

    Here is a photo that I borrowed from the Olive-Drab web site, looks very much the same just more advanced set up. I'm thinking my bench preceeds the one shown in this photo.

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    Clearly, the shape is such that it is meant to be straddled and the knees kept tucked in.

    Shoeing horses maybe?

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