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    us
    Jun 2012
    Florida
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    Strange Pin

    Hello All. Found this at a home site of unknown vintage but I am guessing it was active in the 1930's or so.

    The item is about 2-1/4-IN long, the ball end is brass, and the the skinny long part is stainless steel.

    It looks familiar but I cannot put a good guess on it...LMK what you think and and Good Luck out there. C9
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    Haven't found anything yet?...You just haven't dug enough holes

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    us
    Oct 2014
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    Looks like a hinge pin from here.

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    Lost?Mind

    Feb 2015
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    Yep

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    us
    Jun 2012
    Florida
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    Quote Originally Posted by villagenut View Post
    Looks like a hinge pin from here.
    Hello villagenut. Wow you are correct!! They are called "Cannon Ball" hinge pins :

    https://www.ebay.com/bhp/antique-door-hinge-pins

    Looks like they are common but I have never seen a hinge pin like that.

    Thanks for the reply and may the finds be with you. C9
    Haven't found anything yet?...You just haven't dug enough holes

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    ARC

    Aug 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by villagenut View Post
    Looks like a hinge pin from here.
    Agreed.
    Have permission... Fill holes... Dispose of trash. - The Random Chat Thread - http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/ev...l-welcome.html

 

 

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