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Posted 4 years ago

blingiton1…
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This is the most interesting little tool I have seen in a long time. What it is used for I will leave up to you the experts, as always.
The whole length is only 5 inches. The item is heavy and I suggest the handle is ivory or bone? the little round turn dial knob..doesn't do much but turn up & down. It doesn't change the dimension of the little pointy blades?..The blades have an even discoloration on the tips for what reason? No markings, no numbers, nothing on this item. I just realized as I am describing this that the handle twists off from the metal top. Could it be an interchangeable "thing a ma gig?. I am very interested in you collectors out there to identify this item for me. Thanks for all you comments. Blingiton1948.

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  1. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    Hi Bling, it looks like a drafting tool? Very old drafting tool
  2. lundy lundy, 4 years ago
    splinter remover
  3. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    Hmmm, I found this:

    https://www.busaccagallery.com/gallery_view.php?id=4509&page=encyclopedia
  4. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    Or a splinter remover! Sure beats the needle and tweezers combo
  5. lundy lundy, 4 years ago
    wow your good jewels
  6. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    HAHA Why thank you lundy =)
  7. lundy lundy, 4 years ago
    welcome , good nite ,
  8. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    Have a great night!
  9. TallCakes TallCakes, 4 years ago
    http://www.whimsie.com/reeves%20and%20woodyer%201799%20to%201816%20paint%20box.html
  10. Jewels Jewels, 4 years ago
    Oh spot on TallCakes, well done!
  11. blingiton1948 blingiton1948, 4 years ago
    Oh TallCakes..this is wonderful makes me want to cry..I wish I could remember where I got it. Fabulous item..thanks so much :-))
  12. Kydur Kydur, 4 years ago
    When I saw this I thought it looked familiar and so spent some time rummaging through storage boxes looking for something similar I had salvaged from the dump when I was a kid.

    Turns out I have the same identical item (!) as well as the rest of the drawing set in the original box; so I took some photos and posted it in my CW collection:

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/144142-millers-drawing-material-warehouse-inst
  13. Kydur Kydur, 4 years ago
    Also noticed that the tips on your item appear to be broken off. It should taper to a fine point that allows it to be used as an ink-pen nib.

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