Need help identifing what this is....

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by Suzy, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Suzy

    Suzy Member

    Hello, would any of you happen to know what this is? If so can you age it or know of its value?

    Thank you...

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  2. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

    Wooden Peg and Ball game.
     
  3. Barn Owl

    Barn Owl Well-Known Member

  4. Suzy

    Suzy Member

    Yes, that makes sense, thank you !
     
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  5. Suzy

    Suzy Member

  6. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

    Looks like it was originally a wood spool for thread/wire that someone converted into a toy.
     
  7. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

    Great device for hand eye co-ordination, we used similar during pistol firearms training.
     
  8. say_it_slowly

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  9. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    A repurposed spool from a cotton or wool mill. I've seen a fair few souvenirs like this: egg timers, games and all sorts.
     
  10. Suzy

    Suzy Member

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  11. janettekay

    janettekay Well-Known Member

    That is what I thought too !!! I recall seeing similar at the flea market..where a craftsman/hobbyist sold many vintage items he re purposed...
     
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