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  1. #1
    Oct 2016
    Jasper Texas
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    Metal Detecting

    Maybe a leaf spring?

    Found on the bank of a creek. Area was a turn of the 20th century sawmill community in Southeast Texas.

    No center bolt. Metal is thin, not sure if rusted, or made that way. Leafs are held together by crimps on the outside edges.
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  2. #2
    Mar 2010
    Southwest Georgia
    White's DFX
    4790 times
    I think you are right.
    My wife does all the driving, I just hold the steering wheel.

  3. #3
    Jun 2007
    Central Wisconsin
    703 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    Might be a piece of metal banding.
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    Jan 2018
    Central Massachusetts
    Garrett AT pro, Garrett AT Max, Garrett carrot, Detech 15x12, 4.5 SS and a couple of shovels
    1163 times
    Relic Hunting
    Maybe a barrel band or banding for shipping/ securing processed lumber

  5. #5

    Feb 2018
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Key-seal from a giant sardine can? Possibly carriage leaf spring.
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    Nov 2017
    Southeast Louisiana
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    It's very possible it's a carriage leaf spring as Erndog pointed out, however with the piece lacking a center hole, I'm wondering if it's an ornamental piece for something, or like Joe-Dirt said it could be a piece of banding, if so I'm thinking it was just discarded after use... "D"
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