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    Lead eagle

    I found this lead eagle at a cellar hole. Any ideas? Flag topper? Cane Handle?
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    How big is it?
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    It is about Two inches long.

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    These are often decorations on antique horse drawn sleighsName:  sleigh eagle 1.jpg
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    Thanks Del! I bet that is exactly what it is!

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    How the heck did you know that, Dan!??

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    Great find. Equally great identification.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    How the heck did you know that, Dan!??
    I agree Drew. It's just not normal.
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    I wonder if Dan is a hoarder and has a few barns of everything old made out of metal and catalogs everything. Hmmmm. Great job Dan. Simply amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by badgers325 View Post
    I wonder if Dan is a hoarder and has a few barns of everything old made out of metal and catalogs everything. Hmmmm. Great job Dan. Simply amazing.
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    Dan I had warned you about storing all your shoe buckles in one place.
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    Ever hear of the Collyer brothers?

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    Great ID Del! That is a very cool relic.
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