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#59 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!Lexxy 2018-02-18 10:54
Its a Scottish Spurtle for stirring porridge or oatmeal. Spelling of Spurtle may be Spurrtle
#58 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2018-02-16 16:05
It's a Mexican hot chocolate molinillo! Thank you for participating.
#57 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!antqlvr 2018-02-15 23:04
Sorry a Mollinillo. left that part oout
#56 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!antqlvr 2018-02-15 23:00
I have collected antique wooden spindles for years. Several years ago I was in an antique shop looking for spindles, I found one of these and bought it. In doing research trying to identify it, I found out that it was not a spindle but a Mexican hot chocolate mixer.
#55 What's it WednesdayVtLady 2018-02-15 20:18
It's a Molinillo, a Mexican hot chocolate frother. I have a couple of them.
#54 chocolate whipWishbone 2018-02-15 18:26
used to whip froth or foam into hot chocolate
#53 a spindlemamabear 2018-02-15 15:35
I believe it is a spindle for a woolen mill. I bought several of these in the Marine Store in Provincetown, MA, back in the late 1960s.
#52 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!skatyeight 2018-02-15 15:22
Spindle for dainty work.
#51 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!patsyann45 2018-02-15 15:07
My first thought was it is a honey dipper.
the bottom of the stick is lighter because of washing many times.
#50 WHAT IS IT WEDTailess 2018-02-15 14:11
COTTON MILL SPINDLE

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