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Posted 2 years ago

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I picked this up at the Alameda Pointe Flea Market a few years ago. I assume that this was a salesman's sample, although i don't really know for sure. there's a quarter on it in the first picture, to give you an idea of the scale.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    This was specially made for Charlie Sheen to try to cut down his sperm count. It didn't work & why you found it in a flea market. There was actually a pair.
  2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    NOW That's funny, but not sure if correct explaination for the size of this or not. Back in the day, long time ago, the JA(Junior Achievement) club I was in made some of these and huge paper-clips and mounted them on a wooden base with a Pen stand for "Letter-Holders" and sold them around town.
  3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    kerry, are you questioning my resources?
  4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    NO-NO, just thought I'd throw out an alterative possiblity.
  5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Besides Mr. Sheen might be a BIG TV star, but He might not be that Big, lol
  6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    I can't verify size or even make a guess. Actually don't care about anybody else's!
  7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Understand he had had a few when he ordered them. I'll see if my impeccable sources have any more details.
  8. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    It could be a clamp, not a clothes pin, it would work great in the wood working shop. ( not so well in the bedroom )
  9. PostRetro PostRetro, 2 years ago
    I have a similar one from among my late uncle's vast collection of (now vintage) tools. If not for woodworking and handyman projects, I can see this used as a clothespin for large laundry, like blankets. I also have a couple of oversize "clothespins" purposely with that look that are promotional items used as letter holders, like mentioned above.

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