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The pictured item is 25 inches long.

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#24 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!corlandi 2019-04-24 20:19
line snap for a straight line or a plumb bob
#23 carpenters plumbcorlandi 2019-04-24 20:16
I think it is a carpenters plumb
#22 What’s itzbinthere 2019-04-24 11:12
I think it holds a scroll.
#21 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2019-04-19 08:35
The object is a fireplace bellows. It’s wood, box form, with a rectangular body, turned handle, wooden nozzle and brass accents, Continental, 19th century. It expels air and can also be used as a piano cleaner.
#20 Gun powder holderMidgen 2019-04-18 17:39
Fill with gun powder to spray into varmint hole, then light a match.
#19 Gun powder holderMidgen 2019-04-18 17:37
Sprayer to spray gun powder into varmint hole, then light a match.
#18 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!gwo 2019-04-17 22:21
Reed from an old pipe organ.
#17 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!Bdouglas18 2019-04-17 22:17
I think it shoots air out of it for a fireplace
#16 whatsitwednesda ymunns13 2019-04-17 21:42
Is it a plumb bob?
#15 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!skatyeight 2019-04-17 21:25
I know I've seen one of these before, but I sure can't recall what it's used for.

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