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The pictured item is 19 1/2 inches long.














Photo: Hess Auction Group

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#15 whats it wednesdaylauraj55 2019-04-11 12:41
whats it wednesday
#14 whats it wednesdaylauraj55 2019-04-11 12:40
whats it wednesdat
#13 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!Trilby 2019-04-11 07:45
It’s a colonial toaster
#12 jr52rdhJacquerdh 2019-04-10 15:46
Interested in what this is. Hoping to receive the answer
#11 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2019-04-05 12:03
It’s a 19th-century wrought iron hearth with swivel handle.
#10 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!skatyeight 2019-04-04 09:48
An accessory of some kind for an open hearth.
#9 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!asantiques 2019-04-04 08:31
It's a toaster.
#8 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!Inman57 2019-04-04 06:41
Helps start a fire in the fireplace. Fill it with rolled up paper , set it on the hearth and light it!
#7 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!CountryCat 2019-04-04 01:06
It crimps newspapers
#6 Whats it WednesdayDavtimns 2019-04-03 20:35
Is it an antique hod carrier?

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