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What is this mystery object?

I found this in my flat and have no idea what it is or where it came from. Any ideas? It is about 2" in diameter and has a spike that rotates out around a weighted axel that automatically rotates the spike back when let go and holds it in the retracted position with a small magnet. Front view, Back view, view with spike out
posted by mairuzu on Mar 23, 2014 - 8 answers

Mystery Object

I found this object in a cigar box: Mystery Object views 1, 2, 3, 4. It weighs about an ounce according to my kitchen scale. It seems to be broken off of something or a piece of it was broken off (image 3). [more inside]
posted by backwords on Oct 20, 2013 - 10 answers

What is this mystery object my grandmother found in her home?

What is this mystery object my grandmother found in her home? Pics inside. [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Aug 20, 2013 - 35 answers

What is this mystery thing?

In the top left of the main photo on this website there is a large balloon/bag-like thing that seems to be hanging from the ceiling. Any ideas what it could be?
posted by soymilk on Jul 16, 2013 - 9 answers

Is this a toy or a birth control device?

What is this mystery object found on the floor of a public bathroom at a Boston Best Buy?
posted by Dragonness on Apr 30, 2012 - 16 answers

Mystery wooden thing-a-ma-bob.

What *is* this thing? [more inside]
posted by tau_ceti on Aug 8, 2011 - 11 answers

Mystery object in military photo?

Mystery object in military photo? [more inside]
posted by Tom-B on Nov 28, 2010 - 19 answers

Strange utensil

Help identify what is presumably an unusual piece of cutlery. Photos inside. [more inside]
posted by fire&wings on Feb 2, 2010 - 8 answers

What the heck is that?

Can you identify this implement? [more inside]
posted by Burhanistan on Nov 12, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me identify this metal mouth-like object!

Help me identify this mystery object. It looks sort of like a set of metallic false teeth, smaller than life-size, with a metal tube or something where the tongue should be. [more inside]
posted by kpmcguire on May 30, 2008 - 13 answers

Show me some mystery objects.

Are there any good online resources for "Mystery Object" games? [more inside]
posted by djstig on May 9, 2008 - 5 answers

What is this mysterious tiny object?

What is this thing? I got it from ArtchixStudio but they're not talking. I use it for jewelry-making purposes, but to me it's so odd it must have a hardware or other practical use. Here is another view. Help me, hive mind!
posted by agregoli on Jul 17, 2007 - 4 answers

What is this mystery object?

What the heck is this mystery object? [more inside]
posted by kcds on Sep 25, 2006 - 23 answers

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