An uncommon object. What is it?

Challenge #14 in the Voter awareness.... series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Have you ever been invited to a party where you brought something uncommon that guests examine and guess what it is? Show that kind of object, the whole object, not a closeup macro. Plan your photo as if you were creating a still life. Lighting and composition are important. This challenge is not a snapshot guessing game. It's about a well executed photograph.
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Baby Carriage :)
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This is a brass capacitor from an old ham radio. Honestly, did you know what it was?
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Submitted: Friday, 27th January, 2012 13:07 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 26th January, 2012
Focal length: 45 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 200
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