Not only did they have to guess what it was used for but also how many jellybeans were in the green bucket hanging from it.
Seventeen people tried their luck. Many of them guessed that it was a scale to measure gold. One person guessed spices and another guessed coffee. Four people guessed that it was something to measure grains. This was the correct answer. It's a Weight per Bushel Tester. In effect, by using the little bucket which is a quarter of a pint, you can measure the weight of the grain per bushel.
So with four people correct, it came down to who had guessed the right number of jellybeans, and only one person was even close. There were 63 jellybeans, and the winner guessed 57. We notified her at the end of the day, and she was delighted. She won a box of chocolates and a box of biscuits.
Thanks to everyone for participating and having a chat. It was great fun.
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