Please help identify lead object

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Please help identify lead object

Post by Shaneb3 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:01 pm

Hi everyone. I found this small lead object at the weekend. I didn't think much of it at first, but after taking it home and cleaning off the excess dirt I thought it looked pretty interesting. It looks like it could of been part of something bigger as two lug like objects seem to be broken off from something else on the back. It was found at about 8-9inches down on old parkland now a golf course . Other finds from the same area 1700s half penny, 1820s farthing, upto 1920s-30s coins and many many old horseshoes. The depths seem to be off as the land was flattened when it became a golf course. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by Spearhead » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:15 pm

I wonder if it's another lead weight from an early golf club as previously identified by Fred?

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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by oldartefact » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:25 pm

Its a tough one, but it looks like it has some age.Thanks for posting ::g ::g
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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by fred » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:30 pm

oldartefact wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:25 pm
Its a tough one, but it looks like it has some age.Thanks for posting ::g ::g
The other one looked old too. Whatever it is it looks as though it was designed to give some extra weight to something. ::g

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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by Jamesy636 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:05 pm

Could the 2 knobbles be the stumps that once formed an arched handle

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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by Jamesy636 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:23 pm

Edit

Hmm actually probably too small

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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by Shaneb3 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:46 pm

Thanks for the replys ::g

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Re: Please help identify lead object

Post by Macroman » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:49 pm

Hemm !!...it reminds me of a lead spinning fishing weight,where the line is twisted around the lead !!good hunting.. ::g

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