One Antique Trader reader writes:
I found this item in Delaware in a thrift shop. The handle acts like a lever/press of sorts. The roller moves back and forth across the black surface. What is it? Thank you,
— M.L., Washingtonville, N.Y.
My first guess would be that this was used to hold pretty paper for wrapping Christmas presents at a department store.
If any of our readers know what this is, please send your response to email@example.com.
A selection of responses will be published in an upcoming issue.
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