Mystery Gadget 86

What's going on here?

Answer at the link, or beyond the jump.
     Posted By: Paul - Sat Aug 01, 2020
     Category: Technology | 1930s

I thought it was a device to electrocute bedbugs.
Posted by Fritz on 08/01/20 at 07:21 AM
It reminded me of a wringer on an old open top clothes washer. Or the worlds largest pasta roller. Think of how much ricotta you'd need to stuff that ravioli.
Posted by KDP on 08/01/20 at 09:37 AM
Prison officials putting a corpse thru a roller to save space in the morgue?
That's one uncomfortable-looking mattress. But, hey – it's prison.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 08/01/20 at 11:27 AM
Just imagine that they're pulling that mattress out instead of feeding it into the machine. Then it might be a mattress inflator.
Posted by Fritz on 08/01/20 at 11:36 AM
I would have guessed a pillow extender...
Posted by Brian on 08/02/20 at 08:58 AM

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