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#196 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!LovieIrene 2017-11-23 03:02
I have one too, what is it worth?
#195 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!TRIPPSBLONDIE 2017-11-22 17:24
Nut cracker
#194 Tooth pick holderNanatenn 2017-11-21 19:23
My Paternal Grandmother also had one. I do wish I knew what happened to it. I loved all her little knick-knacks that she had. Knick-knack lover from Tennessee.
#193 Wood pecker Toothpick DispenserATV2 2017-11-17 14:31
The interesting thing about this piece is the artist's concept. The woodpecker is actually producing a toothpick out of a tree that it is pecking! I've always liked this piece and would like to further comment that the colors in the photo are original (I've seen repainted ones that don't do the original justice.)
#192 Answer from 2017-11-17 14:14
You guessed right! It's a toothpick holder – The bird bobs down and picks up a toothpick for you.
#191 Whatsitwednesda yFleaFan 2017-11-17 04:13
Redheaded woodpecker picks up a toothpick for you!
#190 mrscmp 2017-11-17 01:46
The woodpecker will pick up a single toothpick for one's use. Because of my age, I well remember these.... : )
#189 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!antqlvr 2017-11-16 19:43
Definitely a toothpick holder/picker upper. I have my Gramma's sitting in my china cabinet. It's exactly like this one
#188 Woodpecker1Grizzly 2017-11-16 19:24
So many people have it right... A toothpick dispenser. We had one of these when I was a child in the early 1950s. I loved to get toothpicks even when I didn't need one!
#187 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!keepsakes67 2017-11-16 17:14
A toothpick holder. I have one! Sure would like to know what it is worth?
#186 Toothpick Holdergrmadonna 2017-11-16 14:10
This is a toothpick holder. The woopecker bobs downward into the lined up toothpicks The sharp "needle-like" beak stabs into a pick and brings it up for the user. No hands need to get one.
Clever and cute.
#185 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!SoldTwiceInc 2017-11-16 14:09
It's a toothpick holder / picker upper. The carved out trunk holds the toothpicks, the spike on the bird's beaks sticks into the toothpick when you push him over.
#184 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!Letty 2017-11-16 14:05
Toothpick holder
#183 Woodpeckerdrk11njg 2017-11-16 14:03
It's a toothpick holder.Bob his head to pick up a toothpick. Flat toothpicks work best.

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