A1Scrapmetal

My Photo
Name:
Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom

Older than I think I am.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

"Toilet Detonator"

Archie is clearing out his room and gave me this wonderful novelty.



Labels: , ,

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

An Awl for All



A wonderful present from Alex Woodall, when we met in Stockport last week. It also comes with thread and instructions.



Labels: , ,

Friday, July 22, 2016

Cheroot Cutter?



The lady who sold me this in the Nantwich Antique fair wasn't sure what it was, we both agree it was to hold a razor blade and could well be a cheroot cutter. (a cheroot is a cigar with both ends open). But neither of know why it has measurements on it?

Labels:

Compass



Found on Nantwich market.( size of a pound coin)

Monday, July 04, 2016

Marvellous Pins


Need I say more.....


Labels: ,

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Metal Spinning Top



Nicely engineered spinning top found in a charity shop today.....it flips itself onto the rod if you spin it fast....although it should be called "The seemingly impossible balancer".

Labels: ,

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Typewriter Rubber

Found in Victoria Mills Antique centre in Congleton.


Labels: , ,

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Two Tap Measures



Both found at Verdin park boot sale for 50 pence each.

Labels: