December 5, 2013 — by WEBOOST


It’s Thursday! That means it’s time for a #TBT contest. Today’s is a bit tricky…Do you know what this is?

Let us know in the comments section below, (or on Facebook/Twitter), what this is, and what year it’s from. We will pick a random winner from the responses to get a free Sleek 4G cell phone signal booster! Get to guessing!



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    Comments (16)

    Daxton Anderson on December 5, 2013 at 5:14 pm said:

    That would be the Z1 computer, it was designed in 1935 but wasn’t completed in 1938.
    Quite a classic.

    Kenny Schepers on December 5, 2013 at 5:14 pm said:

    I’ve been looking for years… I bought antennas when I had my Nextel phone 10 years ago…

    Harri Maki on December 5, 2013 at 8:14 pm said:

    That’s gotta be the first cellphone battery.

    Dianne adams on December 6, 2013 at 12:34 am said:

    Looks like an old printing press to me

    napoleon pula on December 6, 2013 at 2:57 am said:

    Its one of those sowing things that make blackets, sheets or carpets

    Daryl White on December 6, 2013 at 3:20 am said:

    That is a Chinese caged bird store.

    L. Robinson on December 6, 2013 at 3:01 pm said:

    A lab mouse maze and cages.

    Jody Hubbard on December 7, 2013 at 4:19 am said:

    Looks like a bunch of grocery carts and random misc. Wires & circut boards etc.

    d33nav on December 7, 2013 at 4:52 am said:

    I’d say some sort of press… 1900..

    Marsha on December 10, 2013 at 12:22 am said:

    It is an antique letter sorter, similar to those used at large post offices.

    Mollie Folmar on December 12, 2013 at 3:56 am said:


    Dick Tracy on December 22, 2013 at 10:26 pm said:

    Looks like a type of conveyer system?

    Lisa Stanley on December 23, 2013 at 9:36 pm said:

    It is a gerbil wheel to charge batteries yuppers, I know it.

    Tom Glancy on December 26, 2013 at 6:58 am said:

    This is an early version of an automated chicken plucker.

    Kathy Davis on December 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm said:

    Shopping basket grave yard from Black Friday in 1965

    annette on December 29, 2013 at 7:06 pm said:

    I have no idea what that is but I sure would like to win that booster!