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    us
    Jan 2019
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    Lion Head Medallion

    I was back at my neighbors when I should have been prepping for Dorian but I found an interesting decorative piece. To me it looks like it had a ribbon on it for some kind of medal or was attached to leather as an adornment. Could be modern. I found items from early 1800 though today in this yard. Appears to be brass.
    Front is raised and back is recessed.
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    It looks kind of like a ribbon or medal.

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    Key fob........?
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    Hawks88

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    I think key fob too. Nice find.
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    My first thought was the same as Don's... pocket watch fob.

    Very nice find with the gold gilding still intact,
    Dave
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mackaydon View Post
    Watch fob?
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    Agree. Watch fob. Looks like the Big Bad Wolf to me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DCMatt View Post
    Agree. Watch fob. Looks like the Big Bad Wolf to me...

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    It does now that you mention it.
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    Didn't find an answer, sorry. Do believe it's a lion.

    watch fob
    ribbon medallion

    We should also consider horse brass, as someone suggested here. It has some merit ... IDK ?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/whatisthist...ess_medallion/

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  11. #11
    us
    Jan 2019
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plug N Play View Post
    Didn't find an answer, sorry. Do believe it's a lion.

    watch fob
    ribbon medallion

    We should also consider horse brass, as someone suggested here. It has some merit ... IDK ?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/whatisthist...ess_medallion/

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    Nice find! Thanks.
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  12. #12
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    Sep 2014
    Quebec
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    Nice find, I think it is called a bridle rosette.

 

 

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