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Posted 4 years ago


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i found this in a old run down darn full of bottles i know the handles r missing but i had to bring it home can any one tell me what they r called and what they where used for t y ah it looks like it made of copper

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  1. youngpicker96, 4 years ago
    I have one, I'm not sure what it is supposed to be used for but we just put firewood in it, it works great for that
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    What you have is a copper boiler, it sat on a wood stove. One of the jobs it was used for was boiling white clothing , linens, etc. to clean them. They where also used any time boiling / hot water was needed, such as scalding pigs, cleaning chichens etc.

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