🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Does anybody have an idea what this is?

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I found this strange piece of brass while detecting an early 1900s homesite yesterday after work. Not sure what it's purpose was.
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Thank you, I could see that being used for that. I'm sorry, I forgot to mention the ball end was threaded. Just to help a little more.
You mean the ball is threaded on? Makes sense that the innovated. Farmers famous for that. I think home made. Good job.
 
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What is the length and diameter of the actual pin portion?
The length of the pin portion is 4 1/2" and the diameter looks to be 1/8". I apologize, I don't have calipers here at the house to check the diameter properly.
 
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Traveler777 Beat me to it. I would vote for a honey dipper
 
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Traveler777 Beat me to it. I would vote for a honey dipper
Thanks Gare! I think that's my vote as well! It would make sense because in the same area I've been finding alot of old broken bottles and pottery.
 
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I doubt it’s a honey dipper. Unless it was chrome plated brass has a stink to it especially when handled with wet or sweaty hands. What are the spacers made of on the square end?
Dozer brings up a good point. But we have to remember Not everything was manufactured. Some times people made things out of there own
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