These are some small pocket knives and money clips that were made
between the 1930's and the 1960's by Backus Corporation.
These are some of the inside parts to a peppermill that were being
made by Backus for Chef Specialties in the 1970's.
These are the top pieces to the peppermill.
This is a wire harness used to attach electrical wires to buildings and
to keep them from getting tangled the wires would wrap around the twisted part.
The nickname for this piece was a pigtail.
This is an old style window hinge.
This piece is an electric conductor that you would find
in a child's scientist kit. One end holds a battery and the other holds
a lightbulb. Backus only made the electrical contacts.
This is an umbrella lock. It was manufactured in the early thirtys.
Its purpose was to keep a persons umbrella from being lost or
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