6 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in.
This tool has flat tongs on one end for gripping and a locking mechanism to hold the end closed. It is engraved on one end "Pat. Apr. 28, 85". Use unknown- not a tea bag strainer-tea bags invented in 1908.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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