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What's this for?

Post by geocash » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:10 pm

This thing is about 2 1/4" long, folded. There are no stamps or etches that I can see. Just corrosion. The handles appear to be imitation toilet seat. The picture doesn't show the handle well but that's probably not material. I recognize a blade, on the bottom in the picture, but what's the tool on the top for?
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Re: What's this for?

Post by btrwtr » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:23 pm

Not sure what it is. Could be a file on the inside edge of the blade.
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Re: What's this for?

Post by Dinadan » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:32 pm

I think is some kind of manicure tool: maybe for doing something to cuticles?
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Re: What's this for?

Post by TwoFlowersLuggage » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:33 pm

I don't think it is one, but it looks a little like a "hooked diamond" lock pick, but it is probably too large to be effective. I suspect manicure tool is right.


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Re: What's this for?

Post by geocash » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:35 pm

Ah ha! You are right about that, Wayne. I hadn't noticed the teeth.
It seems too narrow to be a fingernail file. Reckon what it was meant to file?

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Re: What's this for?

Post by geocash » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:40 pm

Thanks. Manicure tool sounds pretty likely but having never had a manicure I'm not sure how to use it.

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Re: What's this for?

Post by Doc B » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:30 pm

Looks like it would be handy, to keep around, for cleaning out blade "wells". I sure that's not it's intended use..and imitation toilet seat, is better than no toilet seat :) .
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Re: What's this for?

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:07 am

The file teeth on a manicure blade can be just a narrow strip. You run the edge of your nail along it, change the angle and get the entire nail edge.
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