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    Posted 5 months ago

    Reeling
    (94 items)

    Round cage with thread inside like to get more info what this was use for…. Found @ yard sale.. Thank You

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    1. Gillian, 5 months ago
      Beneath a counter, in a general store, for wrapping parcels with brown paper and string. (Like they used to do a long time ago.)
    2. Gillian, 5 months ago
      Hanging under the counter.
    3. keramikos, 5 months ago
      Hi Reeling. :-)

      It's a string dispenser:

      https://www.ebay.com/itm/324856840411

      Here is a modern one, as most of the vintage ones I found online were eBay listings, which have a way of disappearing:

      https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/home/storage/containers/50388-victorian-string-holder
    4. Reeling Reeling, 5 months ago
      Gillian, thank you for the info
    5. Reeling Reeling, 5 months ago
      keramikos, thank you
    6. keramikos, 5 months ago
      Reeling, You're welcome. :-)

      I see Gillian and I cross-commented.

      Here's a Worthpoint listing, because those are usually persistent links:

      https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-cast-iron-string-holder-ball-20493464
    7. Gillian, 5 months ago
      You're very welcome!
    8. dav2no1 dav2no1, 5 months ago
      I know what it is because, someone on here had one not too long ago...maybe..FortA?
    9. Reeling Reeling, 5 months ago
      fortapache,
      Watchsearcher,
      Vynil33rpm,
      dav2no1,
      ttomtucker, Tks 4The luv
    10. Reeling Reeling, 5 months ago
      aura,
      blunderbuss2,
      valentino97,
      vetraio50, Tks 4The luv

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