3 1/2" tall with a 1 1/2" long needle. The name tells what they are used for. Has nothing to do with woodworking, but thought it would be fun to see if anyone can guess.
We have a winner. They are wick picks. Some oil lamps didn't have a mechanism to raise/lower the wick. Instead, there were slots in the side of the metal piece that held the wick. The wick pick was passed through the slots and wick allowing the wick to be raised/lowered.Wick pokers.