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    Posted 8 years ago

    ho2cultcha
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    I picked this up at the Alameda Pointe Flea Market a few years ago. I assume that this was a salesman's sample, although i don't really know for sure. there's a quarter on it in the first picture, to give you an idea of the scale.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      This was specially made for Charlie Sheen to try to cut down his sperm count. It didn't work & why you found it in a flea market. There was actually a pair.
    2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 years ago
      NOW That's funny, but not sure if correct explaination for the size of this or not. Back in the day, long time ago, the JA(Junior Achievement) club I was in made some of these and huge paper-clips and mounted them on a wooden base with a Pen stand for "Letter-Holders" and sold them around town.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      kerry, are you questioning my resources?
    4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 years ago
      NO-NO, just thought I'd throw out an alterative possiblity.
    5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 years ago
      Besides Mr. Sheen might be a BIG TV star, but He might not be that Big, lol
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      I can't verify size or even make a guess. Actually don't care about anybody else's!
    7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      Understand he had had a few when he ordered them. I'll see if my impeccable sources have any more details.
    8. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      It could be a clamp, not a clothes pin, it would work great in the wood working shop. ( not so well in the bedroom )
    9. PostRetro PostRetro, 8 years ago
      I have a similar one from among my late uncle's vast collection of (now vintage) tools. If not for woodworking and handyman projects, I can see this used as a clothespin for large laundry, like blankets. I also have a couple of oversize "clothespins" purposely with that look that are promotional items used as letter holders, like mentioned above.

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