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    Any Ideas?

    Got this out relic hunting yesteryday. Site dates from 1880s to 1920s. Any ideas?
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    Elite Member coinnut's Avatar
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    I've never seen nothing like it lol Usually you can guess on how it is used, but I'm coming up blank But I wouldn't scrap it.
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    Howdy Pardner!
    Looks like a door handle to me.
    Butt plate afixes to a door with 2 screws, handle to pull the door open.
    Then again, could the handle on something you'd carry.

    Interesting piece, that' much I'll say with certainty!

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    Re: Any Ideas?

    What are the measurements? Good thing to do with gaining help ID'ing a piece is to have a coin or even a ruler in the photo for comparison thumbsup01

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    Re: Any Ideas?

    Mount to a wall and use as a note holder
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    Cheesy money clip..?
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    it almost looks like a very old electrical contact of some sort .
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    Sorry I havent replied. I will try and get some measurements or better pics showing the size tonight. Thanks for the replys

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    Re: Any Ideas?

    looks like part of some kind of clip or fastener of some sort
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    Re: Any Ideas?

    Looks like it could be a letter holder, the kind that screws to a door or door jamb.

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