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The pictured item is 2 7/8 inches long.

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#45 Telephone dialermadspangler 2019-09-06 23:27
Rotary phones have been around since the late 1920s or early 1930s depending on where you lived. So this is a phone dialer.
#44 Confusedcheim45 2019-09-04 17:32
When I was little an operator would ask, "number please". I don't think rotary dialers were common unless this item is not that old. It doesn't seem long enough to be a shoehorn. At 2 7/8 inch you could not grab it too well.
#43 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2019-08-30 09:09
This is a telephone dialer, sterling silver, Tiffany & Co. with an M stamp, 2 1/4 in. h. by 2 7/8 in. l. by 1/2 in. w.
#42 What Is It?MsKarenAnn50 2019-08-29 20:22
I'm going with the rotary phone dialer... and I also thought about a stamp for a wax sealer...
#41 shoehorn2parrotsandadog 2019-08-29 13:38
#40 What’s itTwiganne 2019-08-29 13:00
A crusher for pills used by a pharmacist with a pestle.
#39 By Tiffany?summerford 2019-08-29 11:48
It's absolutely a telephone dialer. I have one and mine is marked Tiffany Sterling.
#38 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!kanzaann 2019-08-29 10:32
Yeah, those things were fun to play with! You could play secretary! Stick it in the phone dial to call instead of your well manicured fingernails.
#37 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!skatyeight 2019-08-29 08:47
Fancy rotary phone dialer, probably made by Tiffany.
#36 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!Shurra 2019-08-29 08:38
Used to seal moistened envelope flaps.

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