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    Posted 5 years ago

    Lbird
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    Does anyone know what this antique table is, or was? It has vintage metal wheels and a wooden partition in the middle of the table. I thought that maybe it was a dough/bread making table, but I haven't found anything like it online.

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    1. Gillian, 5 years ago
      Ping Pong? But the divider looks too tall. The first office cubicle - sorry. I think some kind of farming device. Wonder if it is missing some turners on the sides - three holes in a line.
    2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 years ago
      Post a picture of the end view down the table proper. Side view says little. I would say vintage as opposed to being an antique.
    3. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      What is size ?
    4. Lbird, 5 years ago
      Thank you for your comments. When my sister took the picture, we didn't have in mind to post it online. So, sorry the view is only a side view. The table is in my mom's storage unit about 60 miles from here. I won't be able to get another pic for probably a couple weeks. I'll post more pics at that time... and, fhrjr2, I wasn't sure to say it was antique or vintage. What circa or dates define each term? Thanks again.
    5. Lbird, 5 years ago
      Oh, from memory, it is about the size of a coffee table. Maybe about 5' long x 2' wide and appx 2' tall. As far as I remember, the divider in the middle is solid. It is also really snug, but looks like it used to be able to slide upwards.
    6. Pencil-necked-geek Pencil-necked-geek, 5 years ago
      My money is on a laundry table. Mount a hand-crank wringer in the middle with tubs on both sides - one for hand washing the clothes and the other to put the wrung-out garments in. I've got one that folds up that we use for seasonal decorating. Holds pumpkins at the moment. Mine is a bit taller, though - about 3 feet.
    7. Rustfarm Rustfarm, 5 years ago
      I would agree with Pencil about this being used for laundry tubs and a wringer. These usually were not painted just varnished and sometimes had a makers company name screened on them. Very unique!
    8. Lbird, 5 years ago
      Okay, that might just be what it is Pencil and Rustfarm. I never would have guessed it to be for wash tubs and a wringer, but that makes a lot of sense. It explains why it was never painted too. Thanks for your input!

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