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This object is both a handy tool and an attractive accessory. Its engineering is simple. Its design…elegant.

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While this one is in the form of a duck, a crocodile or pair of hands would be lovely options, too.

Tell us what you think it is in the comments below, and check back tomorrow to see who was the first to guess correctly.


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20 Responses

  1. Ashley says:

    a door knocker

  2. JayKittle says:

    a shoe horn. a very ugly shoe horn

  3. Erika says:

    a bottle opener

  4. brideane says:

    It's a door stopper, to keep a heavy door open.

  5. Michele says:

    A shoe horn

  6. Chris says:

    I don't know what you call it, but I think it's the thing you put on the floor to help you remove your boots.

  7. CplusE says:

    A paper or money clip?

  8. Sadie Bennett says:

    I think it's a paper weight. It's makes a great coversation piece.

  9. Lori says:

    While I want to guess that it's a fancy brass bag clip, I think brideane is right and it's a doorstop.

    We used to have an umbrella when I was a kid that had a head like that as the handle. We fought over who got to use it.

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