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    Posted 5 years ago

    jpwgaw
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    I picked this tool up after my late Father-in-law's estate auction sale, he had been an antique dealer for many years. There is not any writing on the tool at all. It is made of brass. I would like to know what the tool is called and what it was used for. I have shown it to several senior citizens and know one knows what it is.

    Thanks for any help you can provide,

    George

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    Comments

    1. slackjack, 5 years ago
      For opening clams or oysters .
    2. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      we have a few of these show up. It's a Humane Poultry Killer; tho' can't say how 'humane' it actually may be in operation. And just how is one supposed to get that bird to say. "Ahhhhhh"
      http://i.imgur.com/iruB7rK.jpg
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Great solve Tallcakes! It seems "humane" is in the intention...
      I guess getting the bird to say AAAh is easier than getting a B...
      ;-D
    4. jpwgaw, 5 years ago
      Thanks TallCakes, I think you have solved my mystery, I would never have guest it.
    5. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 5 years ago
      That's great! LOL What's wrong with ringing their neck! :^D
      CW & TallCakes, what a team! Coming through with the answers to our questions, again! :^)
    6. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      @Bill; that's what mama would do when I was a kid in rural Tennessee...

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