IS this bronze thing just scrap?

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IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Me and my boy » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:18 pm

Found this this evening.
Before I throw it in the dustbin is it anything.

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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by bryan162 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:37 pm

Not sure what it is but definitely worth keeping looks like it was part of something old ::g

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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by redwulf500 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:44 pm

maybe a cooking pot leg,is there any black on it...

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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Saffron » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:09 pm

It is definitely "something", but I suspect not of great interest.

My bet would be a handle, or maybe leg, broken off something (going more for handle due to first picture).

I was vaguely thinking maybe the handle off a widow catch?.

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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Tom91 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:18 pm

Probably a medieval skillet handle: https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/383459

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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Me and my boy » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:58 pm

Tom91 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:18 pm
Probably a medieval skillet handle: https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/383459
Thanks Tom, I think you are right. Well found research.
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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Me and my boy » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:59 pm

redwulf500 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:44 pm
maybe a cooking pot leg,is there any black on it...
Hi there’s no black on it that I can see
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Re: IS this bronze thing just scrap?

Post by Easylife » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:17 am

My first impression was a handle fragment from an early posnet? x;
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