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    I find myself not being able to throw this away.

    Any idea? Front Click image for larger version. 

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    Please tell me it’s nothing so I can get rid of it. Thank you

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    steve andermatt

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    It looks like a doorbell ringer or an old bike bell.
    back of the boat

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    Bob

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    Looks like a cheap bicycle handle bar bell to me, or an oatmeal raisin cookie.
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    It looks like the remains a well toasted antique retractable key chain.
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    half a boudin ball from the quick stop.
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    ARC

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    Bicycle bell.
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    i agree bicycle bell or something along those lines
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    To me, it looks like the nubbin protruding from the body is fixed in place and is hollow and doesn't align with the seam, which makes me think it is something other than a mechanical bell.
    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    Haha.good one.
    Quote Originally Posted by Oddjob View Post
    half a boudin ball from the quick stop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AARC View Post
    Bicycle bell.
    ...
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    Clock pendulum?
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    Tommy

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    looks like an old pocket watch case even if it was super rare it would be worthless toss it you hoarder lol Dean I have 2 bins full of that kind of stuff lol its easy to tell you that if I would only listen to myself
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    You did say "please", so OK, throw it away Truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oddjob View Post
    half a boudin ball from the quick stop.
    Ah man it does. The one’s at Joe Bob’s in Grand Isle is the best!
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by creskol View Post
    To me, it looks like the nubbin protruding from the body is fixed in place and is hollow and doesn't align with the seam, which makes me think it is something other than a mechanical bell.
    Show I just get it over with a do the electrolysis?

 

 
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