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    Posted 6 years ago

    getthatmon…
    (601 items)

    quite hard to date these slickers, sleekstones', slickenstones, in german language, glättstein gniedelstein, gniddelstein, grindstein
    these glass iron smoothers are believed to have served as a pressing iron. The earliest linen smoothers date from the Viking to the Middle Ages, and the latest were made in the 18th century.

    http://www.romanglassmakers.co.uk/pdffiles/linensmoothers.pdf

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