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    Quote Originally Posted by n2mf View Post
    These were in a pile of photographic equipment that I purchased from a retired photographer.

    Do you know what they are?

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    weights for hanging and drying film?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht View Post
    weights for hanging and drying film?
    Actually, that probably makes sense. These were in the boxes that had all the developing stuff.

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    Pressure arms from an early wet plate camera/developing station?

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    Bent scissor hinges from the bellows of a pocket camera? Heh. Looks like garbage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shutterfinger View Post
    Pressure arms from an early wet plate camera/developing station?
    This is what I think they are... hold-downs for plates/paper on a board used as a coating station.

    They could also be used on a copystand to hold squirrely copy such as loose pages or books open to the page you are copying.

    The fact one of them seems to have a wire soldered to it makes me think whoever used these before might have been doing some copperplating and used one to make contact with electricity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by winger View Post
    Do you mean tongs? 'Cause thongs of metal??
    Sorry about my mispelling.

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