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    Found in Elliott Co KY in remote area,, any ideas?

    Object is solid metal encrusted in heavy rock like patina. Super shiny silver like where i knocked off the patina.
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    Object is flat on bottom and ridged on top... also has "score marks" along the length ,,, notice small one near shiny end and larger ones on other end. Found in a real remote creek that has little human "junk".

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    us
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    I'm thinking a handle like these..
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    Priv8ear

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    Welcome Sheepherder, cool find!

    Nice work VHS!
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    Way to heavy for a handle,,,, the score marks are original ,like it was made to be measured out,,, how can I get metal tested?

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    slag?

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    Not slag,,, has a poured or formed body.

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    a door handle of some sort.. Ice box .. car door .. other door.
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    It sorta looks like a ram horn. Maybe it was part of a statue?
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    It was found in a real remote area

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    Ethan

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    Hi! I'm just north of you in Carter County. It might be a handle of some sorts, but that's so gosh darned weird, I don't know what to think.
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    Hawks88

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    Welcome to tnet from Niagara Falls. Sorry I have no idea what that might be.

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    Bruce Reigle

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    Kinda looks like an investment casting, the investment, usually some form of plaster, fuses to the metal as a crust. Just because there’s nobody out where you found it don’t mean there never was, people are like Mastercards, everywhere you wanna be.

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    The patina appears to be natural ,,,kinda encrusted on the outside like the stuff inside of an old waterheater.

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    Bruce Reigle

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    Gotta identify the metal.

 

 
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