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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - NEWS -

May need to press your­self for an an­swer to this puz­zler

This two-piece set comes to us from An­tiques on Mac­quarie in South Ho­bart.

The first part is a rec­tan­gu­lar wooden box, its walls and bot­tom screwed to­gether.

There is no lid, but in­stead a small wooden mal­let, cut to fit per­fectly in­side.

Marks on the side of the box and a cou­ple of drill holes sug­gest this one may not have been used in a while, but was put to good use in its day.

These gad­gets are still in use, although they may not be easy to find in your av­er­age home to­day.

If you have a hunch about the use of this mys­tery item let us know.

Send your an­swer in an email to tassieliv­[email protected] and your name could ap­pear in next week’s col­umn.

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