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Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2000 11:09:24 +0100
A week or so back, Mary Cubitt wrote:
> Does anyone know was a hammermill is? My father had a "funny" thumb. >He could bend it back to touch his wrist. When we
>asked how/why etc. we were told it was because of an accident in a >"hammermill". Can anyone elightened me?
Henry Blake replied:
>A hammermill is piece of farm machinery for grinding/chopping cattle >feed. he obviously got his hand too close while
>feeding the machine or caught in a belt. He's lucky to still have his >arm.
In today's "Press and Journal" there is an advertisement for an auction
sale to be held at Thainstone Mart, Inverurie on Saturday 12 August, of
"One Man's Lifetime Collection of Items of a Bygone Era". This includes
So if Mary (or anyone else) wants to bid for this item, you can contact
the auctioneers at:
or you can visit their website at:
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