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nxtkitt
please help me identify this object

I bought this 1920's Wisconsin bungalow turned duplex and it came with this little metal thing screwed to the wall trim in the hallway.
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it says CILT EDGE and AJ SChwan and Sons Co.

no one knows WHAT it is.

anyone??

TRLambert
Re: please help me identify this object

It looks like it's positioned down near the floor just above the 1/4 round trim. Is it possibly a door stop, used to keep a door from banging the baseboard and damaging it?

Perhaps the three small holes near the bottom were used to hold a ball/arm connected to the door to keep it from closing.

Is there a door in the area (or used to be???) that this lines up with?

Tim

dbaierl
Re: please help me identify this object

My parents have one just like it in their house and we have no idea what it is. They live in downtown Green Bay, WI and the house is very old. It still has it's coal chute intact. If you ever find out what it is, please let me know :) .

Fencepost
Re: please help me identify this object

Can't help you identify the object, but it probably says GILT not CILT

ordjen
Re: please help me identify this object

I also have no idea, but do notice it has 3 'key slots" at the bottom as if somethng would slip into them and be secured.

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