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Offline keith

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Puzzle,what are they?
« on: November 09, 2011, 05:43:12 PM »
There is a point to this,do you know what it is?(7 inches long)

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2011, 06:13:20 PM »
Aluminium canisters with screw-top lids?  >:D
Possibly designed to have a string tied around in the groove near the neck.
One has a hole worn in the bottom that I can see. Not very practical!

I've got an old glasses case in aluminium they remind me of, just a little.....
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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2011, 06:20:21 PM »
 :pb: should probably of said what do they contain? ::),not very exciting but interesting if you're 'sad' like me :pb: :pb:

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2011, 06:59:51 PM »
Test tubes?

John

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2011, 08:11:55 PM »
Close but no,is no-one else going to take the plunge??

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2011, 08:24:51 PM »
Something made of British or Irish glass I'd guess!  Too wide for thermometers?  Maybe something military?  Can we have some clues?
Nancy

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2011, 08:34:42 PM »
Is 'take the plunge' a clue?
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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2011, 08:35:27 PM »
Thingies for testing the specific gravity of a liquid, like we use for wine-making, but I've forgotten what they are called!  :pb:

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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2011, 08:40:30 PM »
Oh dear... and here I thought they had something to do with toilet or pool issues. :-[   Obviously no connection with glass there.
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Re: Puzzle,what are they?
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2011, 08:53:37 PM »
Slightly off-topic here but when doing a wee Google search for these items I found these interesting items


http://www.winebusiness.com/wbm/?go=getArticle&dataId=88152

Could be quite collectable I reckon.
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