I have one of these (Merlins) and it still works. My boys would annoy each other with it when they were young, (which was way more fun to watch than playing the game itself)
Fun article. I’ve seen all of that except the ceiling bed. Over and over, I explain to young clients what the little door on the north side of the house was used for. But number sixteen, the servant’s button is one that I’ve seen but had no idea what it was for.
That is cool (literally)
So what is it? Cheese shaver? I don’t know.
I think it was a strainer for spaghetti and such…if I remember right.
That makes sense, good one.
Larry I still have the French fry cutter
Is that what it is, A french fry cutter? Cool.
Yes it is we used alot when I was much younger, when my dad passed I took it as it reminded me of easier younger days😁
Back in the day if you wanted a cup of Java with your french fries, you needed one of these:
This one from my Great Grandpa’s house posted in another thread (brick house he built).
Never did find out what the old man used this for.