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    Straight lines in a marble?

    I was detecting in an old City park where they were doing dirt work. Found this on the surface. Took a pic of both sides.
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    Nice find! That's an old Akro marble form the 1940s. It also has oxblood, which makes it more desirable than one without.
    "A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them;
    the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences."
    - Proverbs 22:3

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    Seems like alot of marble finds lately....congrats on your find. Cheese I've enjoyed learning from your knowledge thank you sir !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheese View Post
    Nice find! That's an old Akro marble form the 1940s. It also has oxblood, which makes it more desirable than one without.
    Finally a keeper. Thank You Cheese, your knowledge is awesome.
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    Always glad to help.

    Here are some of its brethren in my collection:


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    the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences."
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