ID of lead object with iron section. Weight?

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ID of lead object with iron section. Weight?

Post by chrisbham » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:08 pm

Hi all,

Any ideas what this is? Lead with a cross section of iron plus a thin iron strip which comes out the top. I assume a fishing weight which used to have a loop on top but the nearest water is a canal a good several miles away.

Found with a garrett euroace on pasture about 6" deep and showing as a mid level tone.

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Chris
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Re: ID of lead object with iron section. Weight?

Post by Allectus » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:18 pm

It's a plummet weight & the "iron" is cork. ::g


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Re: ID of lead object with iron section. Weight?

Post by chrisbham » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:22 pm

Allectus wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:18 pm
It's a plummet weight & the "iron" is cork. ::g


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Haha, cork it is! Looked like rustly old iron but is indeed cork!

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