Bob Burton, I think you may know this one, so don't respond.
Yeah, it is a rather strange device.
Here's a pic showing the molded in markings.
And even after studying the diagram,I still dont have a clue how to use it. Lol
I am with you.
Looks like it would be fun to try using.Thanks for posting that.
You got it Flem.
Invented by Godfrey Flury in 1933 and he was issued a patent in 1935. I suppose you can call it the forerunner of the modern release.
That is one mysterious looking piece of $#*&
Is it some kind of release aid?
Its for pulling Texas sized cactus thorns outta my....well...
Is it a mould?
This is a tough one. Here's another view.