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Any info please.

Post by Brownie » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:27 am

Hi,

Found this yesterday on my very cold and windy permission.

Found with my Deus on GMP mode approx 4 inches deep. The soil was, surprisingly, very dry and loose.

Have tried to ID myself, maybe a hat pin. But possibly to old.

It has an acorn design at one end and a fork like design at the other.

Sorry that that the images aren't very clear.

Any info would be appreciated.

Brownie
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Post by boywonderwilson » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:45 am

Pretty sure that is a woodworking/carving tool

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Post by Easylife » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:51 am

Umbrella/parasol spoke.
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Post by Keef the Frog » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:43 pm

I reckon the "forked" end used to be a hole

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Post by Brownie » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:58 pm

Hi,

Thank you for your replies and thoughts on the attached images.

I believe that the bottom part, as pointed out, was actually a hole which now appears to be broken.

I have continued looking for something similar but without luck.

Any further info would be appreciated.

Brownie

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Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:31 pm

The end does look like a roman nail cleaner. Like this one...

https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi ... 55067).jpg
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Post by Brownie » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:33 pm

Thank you Oxgirl36.

The end certainly looks the same as the one in your link.

The grooves also look similar and in identical places.

I think that is a positive ID.

Thanks again.

Brownie

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Post by shaggybfc » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:48 pm

What Oxgirl said u;@ Great ID and a really nice find. ::g

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