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Anyone know what this is ?

Postby my5cents » Feb 2nd, 2018, 2:56 pm

This item is about 6" long and at the maximum 3" wide.

I sorta thought it was some sort of shoe thing but, I'm doubting that.
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby TreeGuy » Feb 2nd, 2018, 5:25 pm

Does the part in the handle move or rotate? Is that a piece of string? How is it connected?

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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby Catsumi » Feb 2nd, 2018, 6:50 pm

A trial rollerskate?
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby my5cents » Feb 3rd, 2018, 8:53 am

TreeGuy wrote:Does the part in the handle move or rotate? Is that a piece of string? How is it connected?

Only the wheel moves. The sring appears part of the function vs, a product of the contraption.

The handle does not move or rotate.
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 3rd, 2018, 8:57 am

It's a shoe stretcher.
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby my5cents » Feb 3rd, 2018, 9:12 am

alanjh595 wrote:It's a shoe stretcher.

That's the first thought I had, but it doesn't expand. It does have a "7" on it which could be a shoe size. It has "145.00" on the top (?)
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby Fancy » Feb 3rd, 2018, 9:17 am

This is the closest I could find re shoe stretcher:

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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 3rd, 2018, 9:23 am

There are lots that look close. Maybe from an unlisted country of origin? Referring to the numbers, that is.

https://www.google.ca/search?biw=1242&b ... FTjL0DWy3s
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby just popping in » Feb 3rd, 2018, 9:49 am

Sort of looks like something you would catch a ball in.
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby my5cents » Feb 3rd, 2018, 9:52 am

alanjh595 wrote:There are lots that look close. Maybe from an unlisted country of origin? Referring to the numbers, that is.

https://www.google.ca/search?biw=1242&b ... FTjL0DWy3s

Close but no cigar.

I even tried antique fishing net repair tools, nope. Thanks for your interest
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby klnklnk » Feb 3rd, 2018, 10:43 am

Sumitsubo

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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 3rd, 2018, 10:46 am

^^^Well done^^^^ :up:
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 3rd, 2018, 11:07 am

I should have known that, I was watching it being used on a youtube video I was watching. Good job!

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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby my5cents » Feb 3rd, 2018, 12:39 pm

klnklnk wrote:Sumitsubo


Bingo !

Thank you very much.

So you know, the item was donated to a hospital thrift store, where my wife volunteers. They had no idea what it was.
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Re: Anyone know what this is ?

Postby Fancy » Feb 3rd, 2018, 1:38 pm

That's a pretty cool tool
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