It Slices! It Dices! Makes Julienne Fries! BUT What Is It?

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  1. HellsKitchenmanNYC

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    OK so I went into the basement (aka the cellar back home) and found what looked like a seeming normal, yet dusty briefcase. Curiosity got the better of me and I opened it. At first I thot it was some sort of portable case for a dinner setting but the leather loops wouldn't allow utensils to slide thru. After much consideration I'm leaning towards some sort of handgun/amo case. What do you think? PS at the same time I found an awesome vintage bamboo Tikiaccordion collapsable wine rack!
     

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    I would have said some sort of portable travel tool box, with the little pockets fitting wrenches and small screwdrivers.

    However, if it is an ammo kit, it's CLEARLY for an assassin. :wink:
     
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    Yeah it's weird b/c the loops don't allow something to slip out the bottom. What else it that small for those diff size loops yet fit in those three bottom compartments?!
     
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    Ha!
    My thought exactly, jeffers.
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    I dont know what that is. I was hoping it was a cheesecake from Juniors and you were going to send it to me:biggrin1:
     
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    it looks like an old sample/display case, something a traveling salesman would carry for house visits.

    samples would go in the small pockets. *maybe household cleaners, medications, make-up, perfumes...whatever* the divided lower level might be for pamphlets or product information. maybe ordering forms and the like?
     
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    Good call Mickey! It still begs the question of what could be so smal or smallish to fit those few diff sized loops?
     
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    I'm going to go with a very old AVON or Mary Kay or similar home sales make-up case. It looks like the small pockets could hold lipsticks or similar items.

    You could always take it to an antiques dealer and see what he says.
     
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    I was thinking that as well. :smile:

    I was just gonna say that. :yup:
     
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    Whens the Yard Sale ???
     
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    If I had to guess, it looks similar to food garnishing sets I've seen. of course, without the tools....
     
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    LOl. Well after some more thot I think it's too masculine in it's design to be for makeup and whatever fits in the loops can't go all the way thru. Hmmmmm
     
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    Mystery SOLVED! A friend that's a make-up artist told me it's an electrician's case ala . She used one like it in her job. :biggrin1:
     
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    I'm glad you found out what it was. I was curious to find out what you'd find.
     
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