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Posted 4 years ago

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My grandparents owned and ran an iron-mongers. This item came from that shop and we have no idea what it is! Can anyone help?

The 'cage' opens and closes by sliding the centre piece up the arm. I would guess that its dated 1900's, and is made from brass.

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  1. gate, 4 years ago
    look like chimney cleaner
  2. MaRS MaRS, 4 years ago
    I believe it is a set-up basket for a circular hand-crank knitting machine.

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