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Old 07-20-2021, 11:48 AM
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Today I cleaned out my featherweight case and in the bin I found an unusual item. At first I thought it was some kind of old bobbin case. Looking more closely I discovered it was a pencil sharpener. DH said it is quite old and looks like it was made from a mini ball possibly dating back to the Civil War. Whether it is or not, I found it interesting.
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Old 07-20-2021, 12:11 PM
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That is neat. looks similar to me but probably just because it is a sharpener. keep that one!
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Old 07-20-2021, 05:56 PM
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That's a fun and interesting thing to find!
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Old 07-20-2021, 05:59 PM
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Very interesting! It looks like it has a hole so you could attach a string to it so you would lose it in combat. Your local military museum might be interested in looking at it.
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Old 07-21-2021, 07:15 AM
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What a find! Hold onto those babies and be sure to make some kind of label with a picture that Identifies them for the next generation.
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