Bravo Diana Crown Maker Giambrone for figuring out what the French Antique Guessing Game Thingy was! You nailed it: " A pill maker (medicine/vitamins)."(Response on Facebook.)
The "cacheteur" was used to make pills in a pharmacy. The metal disc are attached to the wooden box are in varying size. The wooden handle tools are used to press and create the pills.
First one I had ever seen.
Cost: 150 Euros
I didn't buy it.
Most creative answer? Oh that is tough! So many of you made me laugh out loud. But if I may I think my cousin Chris' answer was quite original he said: "A hubcap maker for small French cars.
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Thank you, all of you, for your responses!