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Chrispy

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Not a challenge but a question what is it?

I found this ages ago can't remember where or when. its made from cast iron seems to have a base but its not very stable! so maybe not.

Any one seen anything like it?

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They were for supporting heating pipe in places like churches, and other public buildings. Also probably used in large Victorian heated greenhouses.
 

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That would seem to make sense, it would fit a 41/2"od pipe, but the banana stands a more useful idea for today thanks for the input.. (hammer)
 

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My nanny used to use one of those to support her fire poker - Seeing that brought tears to my eyes as when I was about 4 years old I fell over and cracked my forehead onto the sharp pointy bit - I still have the scar to prove it!
 
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