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Date: 9/2/12 10:02 PM

Someone on another craft forum is wanting a mystery item identified if possible please.
This item has been donated and they need it identified so it can be sold.
It arrived with a piece of tape on it saying it was for a Singer sewing machine, however it does have Brother written on it in tiny writing underneath.
The button on top can be pushed down, making the central shaft move down.
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Date: 9/3/12 4:00 AM

A peppermilll that was wrongly labeled? Or maybe a home-made glitter dispensing machine?

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Date: 9/3/12 5:10 AM

I agree -- it looks a lot like a peppermill which is missing some of its internals.

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Date: 9/3/12 5:21 AM

While I agree it does look like a pepper mill, it is not one.
It has the proper Brother logo stamped very small on the bottom.

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Date: 9/3/12 7:16 AM

If the top thingy can be pressed down, then it must be a dispenser of some sort; beads perhaps???

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Date: 9/3/12 8:14 AM

I thought peppermill the minute I saw it! Now you must find out what it is and tell us!

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Date: 9/3/12 8:24 AM

A pepper mill is close... it's a Spice Dispenser.

Nothing to do with sewing or crafting at all, unless it was used for glitter, etc. like arianamaniacs suggested.

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Date: 9/3/12 9:28 AM

Yup, you are correct. Brother is the manufacturer, although I doubt it's the sewing machine Brother.

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Date: 9/3/12 1:12 PM

Brother makes lots of things besides sms-they have been in the printer business for ever. I am wondering if this was made for crafts like glitter or beads or something. Too funny. I wonder what happened to the rest of it?

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Date: 9/3/12 1:20 PM

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Brother makes lots of things besides sms-they have been in the printer business for ever. I am wondering if this was made for crafts like glitter or beads or something. Too funny. I wonder what happened to the rest of it?

And typewriters WAY before printers!
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