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  1. #16
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    Bob

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    I found a set in one of my hotel rooms when I was managing hotels. Ive found some VERY strange things in hotel rooms over the years.
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    I was a kid once, but I wasnt very good at it

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  2. #17
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    Bob

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    Quote Originally Posted by DizzyDigger View Post
    WT, those are legal to possess in Mass., but apparently
    you can not carry them around with you.
    You need a permit to carry finger nail clippers in Massachusetts unfortunately
    I was a kid once, but I wasnt very good at it

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  3. #18
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    Cool find, and something you don't see everyday. My dad had one that was almost exactly match to yours and I remember him telling me they were WWI vintage.

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    cool find. My Grandfather was a deputy sheriff in Garvin County, OK back in the 1920's. Besides his sidearm, he also carried a set of knucks. Must have been pretty rowdy back then

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtlooter View Post
    pretty cool and fist fights still break out around here. I knew one person
    that used a roll of rolled up dimes to help give him an edge. makes you wonder who had them and why
    Best way I know of to break your hand. Your finger bones end up
    between the dimes and the dudes skull. Oh, you'll knock the shiznit
    out of someone, but it comes at a price.
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    I've got a set of those I bought back in the 70's from a magazine ad. The add showed a pic of the knucks and advertised for "Magnificent Brass Paper Weight". I guess they had to say that to sell them. Mine are unused ever and stored in a box somewhere. Gary
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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtlooter View Post
    pretty cool and fist fights still break out around here. I knew one person that used a roll of rolled up dimes to help give him an edge. makes you wonder who had them and why
    The fight gets really interesting when the roll breaks and dimes spill all over the place!
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    Rook

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    Very cool. I've found razor blades soldered to a small grip handle on school yards but never knuckles
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    Great score WT! I dug mine four years ago at an elementary school, of all places... Cheers! Sub

    I know LEO and Fire badges...I know toy soldiers...I am learning about everything else from you!

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  10. #25
    Those would be considered a relic in today's age. Like others have said, guns are the new tool of the trade. I found a set in a park around 8 or 9 years ago, and those are the only ones I have ever found. Nice find.

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    Tommy

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    Cool finds be careful with those brass knuckles lol. I went to NY years ago to get the Mother in law and her husdand long story, anyway as part of thier luggage in my car were a Sword and a pair of Brass Knuckles got my car searched at the Canadian border they found the Brass knuckles ripped our car apart called the police who let me off with a warning the jails were over crowded the sword was fine but wow what an ordeal over Brass knuckles. Anyway really cool finds my friend keep rippin. Tommy
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    Quote Originally Posted by A2coins View Post
    Cool finds be careful with those brass knuckles lol. I went to NY years ago to get the Mother in law and her husdand long story, anyway as part of thier luggage in my car were a Sword and a pair of Brass Knuckles got my car searched at the Canadian border they found the Brass knuckles ripped our car apart called the police who let me off with a warning the jails were over crowded the sword was fine but wow what an ordeal over Brass knuckles. Anyway really cool finds my friend keep rippin. Tommy
    They are taken very seriously in Michigan one of three states that they are illegal to posses...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Subterranean View Post
    Great score WT! I dug mine four years ago at an elementary school, of all places... Cheers! Sub

    I'm running them through my tumbler to make it real brassy!
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    Wow, that is a new one. No one carries those around anymore!
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    Quote Originally Posted by washingtonian View Post
    Wow, that is a new one. No one carries those around anymore!
    I don't believe it would go to well if you did especially if a LEO were to frisk you.
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