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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Queen K » Apr 28th, 2013, 8:44 pm

hooking.

Okay,

hooking boot buttons.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 28th, 2013, 9:29 pm

Right, Queenie. It's a button hook.

Whatcha got for us?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » Apr 28th, 2013, 9:33 pm

And here I am thinking it was an antique planned parenthood home kit...
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Queen K » Apr 28th, 2013, 11:11 pm

I'll have something later tomorrow. In the meantime, Captain Awesome made a valiant effort, so he can go next.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby ddiiaanne » Apr 29th, 2013, 12:56 am

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » Apr 29th, 2013, 7:22 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby damuffin65 » May 1st, 2013, 8:49 am

it's hard to tell what height it is mounted at

what about a spitoon ?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » May 1st, 2013, 8:52 am

Negative.

It would be mounted at normal height so you can reach it with your hands.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Nebula » May 1st, 2013, 8:56 am

Got me stumped.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby 1nick » May 1st, 2013, 9:10 am

A Mongol letter box?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » May 1st, 2013, 9:14 am

Oh come on. I'm barely in my 30's but I remember using it at my grandparents house.

Some of you probably still have it!
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby 1nick » May 1st, 2013, 9:22 am

A Kazakhstan letter box??
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » May 1st, 2013, 11:49 am

Soap dispenser?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » May 1st, 2013, 12:06 pm

Almost got it. It's a water dispenser. Water goes inside. When you're washing hands or face you move the metal rod up with your hand and it opens up a hole on the bottom, water comes out. When you let go it plugs the hole again with its own weight.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » May 1st, 2013, 12:22 pm

Very cool, CA. How much water would that hold? I've not seen anything like that before.

Here - try this one ...

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