Need help identifing what this is....

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by Suzy, Jun 12, 2019 at 6:47 AM.

  1. Suzy

    Suzy New 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

  3. Barn Owl

    Barn Owl Well-Known Member

  4. Suzy

    Suzy New Member

    Yes, that makes sense, thank you !
    i need help and Christmasjoy like this.
  5. Suzy

    Suzy New 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

    say_it_slowly The worst prison is a closed heart

  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 New Member

    i need help and Christmasjoy like this.
  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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