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    Need help with this thing

    Found this at an old site in the Pa woods along with 2 1870s Indian head pennies. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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    Hard to say, I'm thinking it was attached to wood with square nails, so maybe wagon or horse-drawn plow related.

    Dave
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    Thanks. I did find a handful of square nails as well as horseshoes so.....I am off to hit the site again today
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    Quote Originally Posted by ANTIQUARIAN View Post
    Hard to say, I'm thinking it was attached to wood with square nails, so maybe wagon or horse-drawn plow related.

    Dave
    Or a mount for a bucket bail/handle.

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