Sorry all, been away from the computer for a minute. WOAW!! Awesome job to you all. No doubt that is a positive ID. The "L" and "W" really jump out in the mirror image. Thank you.
I will edit this post into the solved section.
Well done! You nailed it in 10 minutes!
I'd say I was on the right track with the pendulum idea, "plumb bob" may have come to my mind if I had anymore experience with old school carpentry tools than what I do.
It looks like a couple of scrap lead pieces were mushed together and then as a whole it was smashed over something that had raised lettering.
Does the font / letters look familiar to anyone? " owne"
I suspect this is only part of the whole name.
Its about the size of a U.S...
I am stumped on this one. Item says "GLOBE : MADE IN USA : 10 "
It has an iron tip coming out of the bottom point. It must be dense and solid cause it has a fair amount of weight for its size.
I suspect the very small hole on the top held some kind of pin or the pin held this object in place...
The hooks are definitely decorative and not functioning. They are stamped into the brass and are only for looks. Which is odd....because they don't look like anything except for hooks....and then why stamp them in if they don't do anything.
Thanks for all the guesses.
And looking at the...
It is thin sheet brass that was silver plated at one point. It measures 74mm long by 45mm tall. I am not sure what is stamped onto it. One side obviously has solder still on it and then it has the small holes in it. The bigger hole is most likely damage. Found it at an old house.
Has anyone ever tried cleaning plates with hydrogen peroxide?? I am afraid to try it but one the other hand I bet a couple would come out really good looking.
I use hydrogen peroxide on coins and I love how they come out. It works well. My fear is that the disintegrating lead on the back of...