I dont know what this is....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Camelot Farms, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I am visiting my Gram in NY and we were going through some of Grandpa's things for keepsakes and we dont know what this is.

    As you can see in the pic, the middle piece screws into the piece on the left and then the piece on the right screws into the now put together piece. The chain is attached securely to both ends so whatever it is for can only be useful if it is in these separate pieces.


  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Watch FOB?
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Is the little piece a screwdriver? For eyeglasses? I can't tell from the pic.
  4. EggNutz

    EggNutz In the Brooder

    Jan 1, 2010
    SE GA
    It looks like a dog whistle to me... [​IMG]
  5. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Songster

    May 21, 2008
    That's the first thing that came to mind for me also, some sort of call whistle dog or otherwise.
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    showed it to hubby....

    Several things we could come up with:

    Toothpick holder-clean teeth---we have seen one very similar to this one but it was more of early 1900's.
    sample pick (like we use toothpicks to sample fruits)
    snuffer---it would have a tiny spoon at the end but we dont see that.
    tiny screwdriver...good one!

    dont think it would be a dog whistle...no air blow holes to let air escape
  7. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    You guys ROCK!

    It was the dog whistle that Grandpa used for his beloved Tucker.
    Grandma just gifted it to my son. So, he is the only great grandson who has a momento.

    Thank you!!
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    I was going to say it looks like a tie chain--they were popular in the 80's--the chain hangs just under the knot.

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