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QI found what I think is a hot water bot­tle for sale for £2. Given it’s quite old, is it worth much, Bob? Carly Lowdnes, Stock­port, Cheshire

A Yes, Carly, it’s a glazed stoneware hot water bot­tle, used for a bed or in a coach/car as a foot-warmer. It’s Vic­to­rian or early Ed­war­dian, but not so hot at auc­tion, fetch­ing a chilly £10.

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