“What is it?” Wednesday

At ReStore we have these small heavy metallic objects.

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This one opens up to reveal its handle is a tool. A bottle opener, perhaps?

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Incredibly ornate paper weights?

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So tell us. What exactly are these things?

2 thoughts on ““What is it?” Wednesday

  1. They are pre-electric irons. The solid ones were set near the fire or on the stove to heat them and the hollow ones were sometimes filled with hot coals.

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