TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

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TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by HolzHammer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:12 pm

Evening All,
I found this tiny bit today.... quite near surface drilled field, Hants. Looks like a leaf or a fern or something.
Looks to be pressed and thought modern and aluminium or summat but although not needing a clean it passed the silver foil smelly egg test...!
I was wondering if anyone had come across anything similar - might it be a charm from a bracelet?
Any knowledge much appreciated!
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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by Bargeman » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:37 pm

I am probably going to be wrong (I usually am) but nothing about that artefact exudes the quality that you would expect from an item made of silver x;



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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by Koala » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:43 pm

zip pull ???

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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by HolzHammer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:49 pm

Bargeman wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:37 pm
I am probably going to be wrong (I usually am) but nothing about that artefact exudes the quality that you would expect from an item made of silver x;



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I couldn't agree more! Does aluminium smell of rotten eggs too?

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Post by HolzHammer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:50 pm

Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:43 pm
zip pull ???
could be... for a very tiny zip.....

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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by Oxgirl36 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:53 pm

It looks silver to me. If it smells of rotten eggs then it will be ::g A small medallion on say a bracelet? Might not be very old though :-/
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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by Koala » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:55 pm

HolzHammer wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:43 pm
zip pull ???
could be... for a very tiny zip.....
size looks right for a purse

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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by HolzHammer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:43 pm

Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:55 pm
HolzHammer wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:43 pm
zip pull ???
could be... for a very tiny zip.....
size looks right for a purse


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i agree - but in scaling mine to yours that would make the zip pull about 6mm i havent seen one that size...

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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by HolzHammer » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:45 pm

Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:55 pm
HolzHammer wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Koala wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:43 pm
zip pull ???
could be... for a very tiny zip.....
size looks right for a purse


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i dont think mine is a very swanky make!

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Re: TINY aluminium ... or silver...?

Post by Ten pence! » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:09 pm

See if it goes black if you put it in bleach, then try the foil trick on it.

But the weight alone should tell you if it's aluminium.

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