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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
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Looks like an antique apple or potato peeler to me Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland 

Oct 05, 2018 09:10 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Looks like a peeler/corer

Oct 05, 2018 09:02 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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It looks Victorian to me but I have no clue.

Oct 05, 2018 08:47 PM
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Romylio "Romeo" Cordoba - NSB Realtor
Adams Cameron and Co. Realtors - New Smyrna Beach, FL
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I think Bob Crane and Joyce Marsh have the answer.

Oct 05, 2018 09:24 PM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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It's a peeler for apples, potatoes, etc.

Oct 05, 2018 09:22 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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If it was ceiling-mounted, maybe an old-school pulley system to hang bicycles or even a clothesline?

The clothesline may be more appropriate for a basement - especially if the laundry was located there.

Oct 05, 2018 09:13 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Yes, it's how "we got them to talk". We called it, "the persuader".

Oct 06, 2018 07:17 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Beat me to it, it looks like the peeler at my grandmothers home.

Oct 06, 2018 05:28 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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It is an apple peeler.

Oct 06, 2018 08:51 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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Something that should've been removed before showing the house to anyone. 

Oct 06, 2018 08:29 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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  An apple corer that is missing some parts.

Oct 06, 2018 07:41 AM
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Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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Ya, that's a whatcha-ma-call-it

You never know what you'll find hangin around

Oct 06, 2018 07:30 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Dang.... don't know. But it looks like it would hurt.... lol...

Oct 06, 2018 07:13 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I think you may have your answer.  Looks like a peeler.

Oct 06, 2018 06:46 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I had to look!

An apple peeler as others have mentioned, they are common in this area.

Oct 06, 2018 06:27 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
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No idea, but what an amazing find. I love finding old things that need to be investigated. Some day people will wonder the same thing about a rotary phone.

Oct 06, 2018 06:23 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
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Whatever it is, it is an interesting conversation piece!

Oct 06, 2018 06:07 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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This was designed so that when taken captive, one look and you spill the beans when some guy walks in the room and points to the ceiling and says...You gonna talk or not? 

Oct 06, 2018 05:58 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Antique apple peeler-retail is around 1 and half....

APPLE PEELER

Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland 

Looks Etasy is even cheaper <100 bucks

SCOTT APPLE PEELER

Oct 06, 2018 05:48 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Someone enjoyed canning fruits and vegetables!

Oct 06, 2018 05:35 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

Hand grinder for?

One part attaches to the table or counter. 

Oct 06, 2018 05:32 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Oh, lets be different.

Clearly it for spindling yarn or thread twisted from the fur of the Alpaca in the back yard. 

Oct 06, 2018 05:16 AM
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Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI, SRES
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
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It looks likea peeler.  

Oct 06, 2018 04:52 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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It's some type of exercise gadget for strengthening your arms and smashing fingers!

Oct 06, 2018 04:30 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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Like others have said looks like some type of peeler.

Oct 06, 2018 03:58 AM
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Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
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Interesting.  I would not have guessed that.  I was thinking more along the lines of fibers and spinning.

Oct 05, 2018 11:32 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
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Joyce Godwin, Realtor, CRS Didn't see any kind of blade that would allow peeling.

Oct 05, 2018 09:23 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
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Never seen. Like all answers!

Oct 06, 2018 11:41 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
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Wow, interesting, and all your answers too. 

 

Oct 06, 2018 11:38 AM
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Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
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That looks like a peeler to me.

Oct 06, 2018 09:06 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I suppose it could be a tool to core an apple...

Oct 06, 2018 09:03 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

I concur with the peeler theory.

Oct 06, 2018 08:59 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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Interesting gadget. I can see how people think a peeler though. Maybe the blade is an additional attachment?

Oct 06, 2018 07:35 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Basement or did you really mean to say dungeon?

Oct 06, 2018 07:32 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't have a clue.

Oct 06, 2018 06:28 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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No clue.

Oct 06, 2018 05:50 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Sorry, no clue. We don't typically have basements in my market.

Oct 05, 2018 08:46 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Don't have a clue Margaret.  

Oct 06, 2018 02:05 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

An Apple or Potatoe Peeler ... as others have said before me.

Oct 06, 2018 12:58 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland No clue!

Oct 06, 2018 10:17 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Looks like some kind of peeler.

Oct 06, 2018 09:35 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

No clue, sorry.

Oct 06, 2018 09:03 AM
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Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

I still use one that looks very similar to this to peel apples

Oct 06, 2018 09:01 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Apple corer/peeler?

Oct 06, 2018 08:11 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

looks like my grandmother's potato peeler... which I wonder what became of

Oct 06, 2018 02:33 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

It's one of those whatchamacallets Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland .

Oct 06, 2018 01:25 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

It looks like an apple corer.  A

Oct 06, 2018 12:57 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Apple peeler, like Bob Crane stated.

Oct 06, 2018 12:17 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I have no clue. We really don't have basements here so don't see things like this stored.

Oct 06, 2018 03:00 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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Definitely a peeler and I have a more modern version of one by Pampered Chef.

Oct 06, 2018 08:09 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I am  not sure, I have to see if anyone knows.

Oct 10, 2018 07:38 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

No idea Margaret, but would be cool to see while showing.

Oct 10, 2018 06:37 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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No idea

Oct 08, 2018 04:13 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Looks like a  mixer of some sort

Oct 07, 2018 05:47 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I will vote for the confident answer by Debbie Reynolds

Oct 07, 2018 11:50 AM
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Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents
Eagle Ridge Realty - Gilroy, CA
Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge

Looks like a spindle of some sort, perhaps for yarn or thread?  Certainly looks like an antique.

Oct 07, 2018 10:32 AM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Margaret a 19th century Dental toot extractor:) Just kidding,LOL!!!!my money is on the Apple Core & Peeler:))Endre

Oct 06, 2018 11:04 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

no clue

Oct 06, 2018 09:08 PM