Can You Guess What These 6 Items Were Used For? #5 Is a Doozy

If you think you can guess what these old timey objects are, then have a look.

It’s time for another fun game of What Is It? From antiquated tools to unusual decorative items, these mystery items might have you scratching your head! Some of these items might look odd, but take a guess and see if you can figure out what people generations ago would have done with unique these items.

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1) It’s made from mixed metals, has slots in the top and connectors at the sides. Do you know what this was used for years ago?

What is it?

For train and bus rides, this was where the conductor dropped the coins from fares in (the slots) and then he could pull them out from the bottom, neatly stacked, to give as change back. The hooks at the side are for attaching to his belt. A modern version of this is still in use in the very few places where payment is not required upon entrance.

See if you know the next one!

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2) This cap has a feminine printed design, lined in blue, with chin straps. The cap once upon a time probably had buttons or ties to keep it on. The shape of the hat bears some resemblance to that of an aviatrix cap. Oh, and it’s filled with sand!

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