"If those are "clock springs" I see poking out I suspect it is a suspension device to take the weigh of a tool like on an assembly line, to prevent operator fatigue. Spring balancers they call them today."
"Well, unless there really is some need for you to turn it into cash at all, you may find better value in it by putting it to some use yourself. Use it for something, anything you can imagine as a purpose you could give it. I agree it…"
"Salesman sample of what? Those are usually small models of large things, but this would be what if it was larger? I don't think it has any value, at least in my part of the world (urban/suburban northeastern US). Maybe someone who is in a rural…"
"I think I have figured it out.? A salesman's sample for a box making Co.. I washed it up and detected no feces smell.... If it's not for carrying a pair of ducks (or a paradox) then it's a salesman's sample! I hope…"
"I hope you're kidding...
Toxic waste thin aluminium container with a plexi-glass sliding opening at the top. I think not, not even remotely.
I think it unlikely that such an animal carry case would be for snakes, as they are able to open…"
"Did you ever consider that it may have carried something toxic or viral, maybe nuclear waste and was discarded for a reason?
Maybe they carried dry ice in top, hearts, kidneys, livers, hair, skin, bones, etc. in bottom...
I think I'd toss…"
"Thanks Vicki, If this is "homemade" the fellow was an expert tin knocker. I neglected to mention that it has PAT PENDING stamped in it. It's a factory piece for something ALIVE!! Oh, and it is aluminum. I watched it come in to the…"