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Cast Iron...Contraption? no idea, please help

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    Posted 11 years ago

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    I picked this item up at an auction/estate sale, I have absolutely no clue what it is, I bought it because I thought it looked neat. They're aren't any identifying marks or serial numbers on it anywhere. The dimensions are: 8 1/4" wide, 8 1/4" long, 6 1/2" tall (not counting the legs which are 2"). Any help as to identifying this item, its origin, or value is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    1. walksoftly walksoftly, 11 years ago
      It's hard to tell from these pictures, could you post some more, also what are the dimensions?
    2. AbelsPickin2 AbelsPickin2, 11 years ago
      ive posted two more pics, hope they are helpful, also added the dimensions into the description above. thanks.
    3. mbillings, 11 years ago
      Foot warmer? Coals in and feet up? Hang the socks? I have seen earlier examples that have a similar look.
    4. AbelsPickin2 AbelsPickin2, 11 years ago
      actually i did a little more research and i found a pic on yahoo that looked exactly the same, it is a cast iron brazier which is the equivalent of a japanese hibachi.
    5. mbillings, 11 years ago
      nice work. it is clearly clean and right.
    6. Phtm Wolf, 11 years ago
      Well, I guess none of you all have ever been on bivwack back in the day, but after you cook your food, it has to be kept hot/warm for the troops, heathence the tabs at at all four corners to balance a large pot of grub, fill with hot coals, leave the iron top off for more heat to cook with or put it on to reduce have a great day, what a wonderful POT WARMER.....
    7. AbelsPickin2 AbelsPickin2, 11 years ago
      thanks for all of the help guys, im only 15 and just starting out at all of this so I really do appreciate it.

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