The points are still in the feet. Extended it stands about 52" tall and collapsed about 17 1/2" this one is very unusual in that it sits flat and you fold out two of the legs to give it the usual tri pod look, how cool, NOTE--one of the twists is slightly different, see my 3rd photo location of item: loose on Rack N #2-- 128. The item "Vintage Wood & Brass TRIPOD-unmarked lays flat closed, GREAT DESIGN" is in sale since Sunday, December 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Tripods & Supports\Tripods & Monopods". The seller is "showmeyourpapers" and is located in Tilton, New Hampshire.This item can be shipped worldwide.