A member has asked if anyone can identify the use of this device.
It is made of iron and measures approximately 16.5 ins (42 cms) in length. It weighs 3 lbs 10ozs (1.65kg) and has pointed jaws that open a small amount until they become parallel.
Although the tips appear quite sharp, it is not believed to be a weapon of any kind.
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