Help - Does anyone know what this is?

By Bill Koolen

Thingy 1
Thingy 2
Thingy 3
Thingy 4
Thingy 5

The assistant curator of The Dacorum Heritage Trust needs some help to identify this item. Please comment on this page or email us.



This page was added on 28/06/2011.

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  • kaleidoscope??

    By Suzanne (08/03/2016)
  • It may help identification if you said where it came from. However it could be part of a machine where the this roller guided parallel strips of some material – for example cloth ribbons, or strips of movie film during processing.

    By Brian Porter (23/10/2011)
  • Responded with the following comment. Measures 9cm (3 1/2 inches) in length It is made of some sort of metal material and the clear part is like a soft plastic

    By Bill Koolen (01/10/2011)
  • I have forwarded these requests to the

    By Bill Koolen (27/09/2011)
  • Please can you give an indication of the size?

    By Diane Saletes (21/09/2011)
  • It would have been helpful to show the item against a ruler (or half crown piece!) to get some idea of scale. Also, it seems to be made of wood with a metal cap end – is that the case? One theory is that it is some kind of electrical circuit unit.

    By Jennifer McCann (19/09/2011)