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Author Topic: Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come  (Read 584 times)

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Offline alexander

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Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come
« on: February 21, 2008, 11:09:39 AM »
Since we're in the groove as far as guessing what something is I thought I'd post this one.
Picked it up last fall at a fair outside Oslo.

I was lucky enough to have some people with me who had seen this before so I know what it is  :)

It's a 3.5" long, approx 2"1/4 wide. The "roller" is hollow glass, the "base" is pressed and cut crystal.
Made at Høvik or Hadeland.

What think ye?

I will post an explanation on it's use later :).
Alexander
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Re: Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2008, 11:17:55 AM »
Fill the base with water and the roller can be used for wetting small labels and stamps? Posh one for the desktop, rather than the office.
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Re: Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2008, 11:18:40 AM »
Yup :)

That was fast   :)

Altho - from what I understand this was a typical office thing - my father in law remembered
seeing these in hospital post offices when he was first starting out as a doc.
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Re: Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2008, 11:19:31 AM »
Sorry about that! :-[ :-X ;)
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Re: Another "what is it?" quiz - answer to come
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2008, 11:50:52 AM »
I have a woman that does that saves the water  .ouch  I AM A MAN sorry MAX.

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