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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie P. (NY) View Post
    Looks like it would work as a river anchor to slow the drift of a small boat without snagging in rocks or stumps.

    Doesn't mean that it was.

    Weird that it has little "feet" to prevent a flush fit around the bell. Had to be a purpose for those.

    Chimney pipe creosote scraper?
    like the way your brain works, but I wouldn't slam that around in a stove pipe and risk tearing it apart...........and older brick chimneys it seems like it would not work well in the corners

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    steve andermatt

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    Maybe some type of old weight to keep power lines from swaying in high winds?
    back of the boat

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    Gate Weight.
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    Maybe a cap for something, or a mold (and those ridges at the bottom are so you can get a crowbar in there, or something, to shake it loose from the mold.)
    A total guess, BTW.

    But I don't think it's a bell either.

  5. #20
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    sounding weight

  6. #21
    Every artifact has a story, if we're willing to listen

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    The thickness of the metal and those teeth at the one end are curious. How far up does the opening go? Anything inside of it? Ask the fellow relic hunter to provide as much detail as possible (i.e. where found, what had been there in the past, what was found nearby). Context may help ID.
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