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Thread: Finished restoring a key I found at a Rev War Camp in New Orleans!!

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    Finished restoring a key I found at a Rev War Camp in New Orleans!!

    Iím very pleased with the outcome. Thanks for looking Click image for larger version. 

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    Not much left but excellent preservation!
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    Looks like one of those keys that open a can of spam
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    I like it. Looks like a panther on the business end.

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    Truth, nice job on the preservation of the old key. Love those old keys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devldog View Post
    Truth, nice job on the preservation of the old key. Love those old keys.
    Thank you devildog Iíd love to know if itís Rev

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    Nice job!
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    Excellent work!
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    Looks like electrolysis at work again. Heard it works on really old things so tried it on the wife.
    The results were shocking!
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