Monday, April 4, 2011

Guess the Artifact: And the Object is...

On Friday, we asked readers to try their hand at identifying this mystery item.

It’s called a “stove top lifter” and dates back to 1870. The device, which rests on the Gumpertz family stove, is used to lift up the circular shaped covers on the stove top.

Several readers guessed this right away! We'll try to stump you next time...

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