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    Posted 8 years ago

    GoodwillGa…
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    I found this at a Goodwill and paid 10 cents for it. So I am curious about its use and it also sounds like something is inside. If I shake it, it has the sound of something hard inside, not the sound of metal though today and something small of course, maybe a one quarter to a third inch in size from the sound of it. What would be inside? Why the odd bottom? Is it for incense? Does that bottom open up? It does stay sterling 4 950 on the bottom. Little slotted metal piece at the very bottom rim on the backside to suggest it might slide open.

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 8 years ago
      Could it be a salt shaker?
    2. GoodwillGatherer, 8 years ago
      I will open it, tomorrow most likely and post what is inside so we all know. I will ask my son to video tape it, in case it is a real surprise. (Not that I intend to post a video.)
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      A prayer ?
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      If not salt nor pepper what might it be ?
    5. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 8 years ago
      Someone deleted it... oh well.

      T A
    6. GoodwillGatherer, 8 years ago
      A tooth!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 8 years ago
      Unexpected! You got the famous Buddha's Tooth reliquary (joking, uh!)
    8. surfdub66 surfdub66, 8 years ago
      Spooky !!
      Cool buddah !!;-)

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