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« on: June 07, 2018, 06:37:16 PM »

I was out on Sunday and found a few bits, amongst it was this, it weighs one and a half pounds and has the same indents on both sides, Iím pretty sure itís lead, if nothing else the wife had a new door stop!


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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2018, 08:40:28 PM »

It could be lead smelt. There were quite a few lead mines in Wales way back. The Romans in particular were here for that and silver.
The impressions could be were theyíve been dragged out of the smelter. Like iron I think it was produced in small quantities by any family that had access to the ore.
I have a bloomery piece of iron. Gave a wiered signal, not like usual youíd expect and itís not magnetic.

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2018, 09:16:16 PM »

Thanks Val, one for the lead bucket Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2018, 09:19:09 PM »

Thatís not set in lead you know. It could be anything, just my idea !
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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2018, 12:10:57 AM »

I found a very similar item last year, suggestions ranged from palm guard to a holy water portable font.
Will try to post on my return from hols.
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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2018, 07:56:43 AM »

Thanks both  Smiley
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