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Old 4/15/18, 12:00 AM
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Default Contraption installed in the floor

This item was installed in the floor in the living room and was about 2-3 feet from the fireplace. What is this? This was a home built in 1930.
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Old 4/15/18, 12:23 AM
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Default Re: Contraption installed in the floor

Gas valve.

Is this a test?

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Old 4/24/18, 11:51 PM
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Default Re: Contraption installed in the floor

Gas valve for a log lighter.

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