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Posted 2 years ago

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I'd like to know what it is and how much it is worth. We found it in the attic of an old house we were remodeling.

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  1. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 2 years ago
    Know nothing about this but I remember seeing some of the 'old timers' with these as a kid in the '50's.
  2. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Looks like a minnow trap?
  3. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 2 years ago
    You need to put some kind of scale or ruler next to this to show size. It could be anywhere from 1" long to 1 foot long. Also, pictures from different angles will help also. TG
  4. Hunter Hunter, 2 years ago
    minnow trap was my guess too
  5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    We call them a live bait bucket. Put your live bait (shrimp, pin fish etc.) in it, close it and drop it in the water to keep the bait alive.
  6. Hunter Hunter, 2 years ago
    yes thank you fhrjr2, that was the phrase I was looking for. You often see the yellow & white plastic ones nowadays...
  7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    Right Hunter, we have several of the newer plastic ones. These old ones rusted out and were thrown away mostly. I believe this one was supposed to not get caught up in the weeds because of the shape.
  8. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    This link will help you with value.

    http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/5837235
  9. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    Keep in mind these were made in different sizes and the one on the link is one of the large ones.
  10. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    That was my second guess... honestly!

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