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Does anyone know what this is?  I found it whilst digging in the garden it looks pretty

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  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    No idea, but I like it too image Lucky you!

  • How big is it, Gg?  Are there any signs of where a pin was attached on the back?

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  • Gardengirl..Gardengirl.. Posts: 4,170

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    Here is a pic of the back just took it

    It is height 5cm, width middle bit 3and a half cm's and bottom bit about 5and a half cm's wide

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  • Forester2Forester2 Posts: 1,477

    I wonder if it is one of the ends of a boot mud scraper?  It looks very nice.

  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123

    Trivet?

  • Gardengirl..Gardengirl.. Posts: 4,170

    Not big enough for a trivet only small

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  • SalinoSalino Posts: 1,609

    ..there looks like an inscription on the bottom left and right...can you read what they are?

  • Could it be a fire mark? They were attached to the wall to show which company was insuring the building.

  • Gardengirl..Gardengirl.. Posts: 4,170

    I had a thought it looks similar to old tea strainers but still not sure, I looked up on Google

    I cleaned it up last night it looks more of a silver colour and like mark bottom right on the back of 11

    Here is another picture of how it looks now

     

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,807

    Looks to me as if it could be one of those decorative pieces of metals you find on old furniture 


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