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Can anyone tell me what these are?

Posted by ribbit1072 (My Page) on
Wed, May 19, 10 at 22:41

My son got these at a garage sale. The owners said they found them in a box in the basement of the house and had no idea what they were, but they had always used them to shoot bottle rockets out of. They are wooden and almost look like a handle of some sort. They are hollow. Can anyone tell me what these things are? Thanks in advance.

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RE: Can anyone tell me what these are?

Bobbins....from a mill. Used to wind thread on in textile mills.
Linda C


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RE: Can anyone tell me what these are?

Ok, neat, thank you for letting me know, I would have never guessed!!


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