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Forum topic by scottlatham posted 428 days ago 934 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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428 days ago

Hey group,
My wife knowing I like planes found this at a garage sale for me. What is it, and is it used for woodworking, or something else. Thanks.



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#1 posted 428 days ago

vintage ice-scraper for shaved ice

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#2 posted 428 days ago

Cool, Thanks Joe!!

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#3 posted 427 days ago

That is a Viking children’s hamster trap in pristine condition – very nice acquisition! In Nordic fields, alternating summers would often see explosions of hamster populations. When not doing chores, it was apparently common for Viking children to lay quietly in the grass with these lightly camouflaged traps in hand, and snap them closed fast when a careless hamster inspected the seed bait within. This was considered good practice for patience and stealth attack building skills. Of course, playing with the hamsters as temporary pets was entertaining, but hamsters were commonly eaten for their ‘sweet meat’ whenever other food sources were scarce.

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#4 posted 427 days ago

Ice shave. Or, hamster trap.

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#5 posted 410 days ago

Upon closer visual inspection, this could also be a bronze-alloy message holder used by the few chosen Spartan military scouts during the very turbulent Greco-Persian War (431-404 BC). This message holder was usually attached to the back of the Spartan’s helmet by way of a small leather strap (missing in the photo).

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#6 posted 410 days ago

old chicken bone compactor misssing the 326 cable

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#7 posted 410 days ago

(spoken in my best Akbar voice…)

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