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  • daveham's Avatar
    21-02-17, 11:49 AM
    daveham replied to a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Thanks Huw, Is this forum spread world-wide or/and mainly in the USA?
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    20-02-17, 07:41 PM
    daveham replied to a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Huw, I believe that there is a direct connection between Carrington Bowles and one of the reigning monarchs. However Huw, what the connection is...
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    20-02-17, 06:07 PM
    daveham replied to a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Huw, If the key is held up in the air the gap around the tag is uniform. Looking at both top and bottom of the tag there is no evidence of...
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    20-02-17, 11:36 AM
    daveham replied to a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Huw, Gotcha ! Will take a look this evening
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    20-02-17, 09:29 AM
    daveham replied to a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Huw, Both sides of the gilded tag are identical. I don't quite understand what additional photos you are wanting. Please elaborate.
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    17-02-17, 11:48 AM
    Hallo Huw, Purchased from an antique dealer here in Hertford
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    14-02-17, 03:14 PM
    Timothy, Yes, of a similar concept but much more of an "engineered" version. The language at the heading I believe is French ?
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    14-02-17, 03:04 PM
    A bit of GOOGLING has provided this one sold by Bonhams....late C16th to early C17th and possibly Spanish
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    14-02-17, 02:09 PM
    Doug has summed it up ! Soft solder is fine for non load bearing applications such as electrical joints or copper tubes but totally unsuitable for...
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    13-02-17, 05:52 PM
    daveham started a thread Royal key mystery in Keys
    Measuring some 4.5 inches long; made of steel and within the hoop a gilded brass tag bearing the initials GR (George Rex/George Reign) Engraved...
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    13-02-17, 02:38 PM
    Better still, if it's a steel key, weld on a new flag. Then the repair will be invisible.
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    13-02-17, 12:49 PM
    I have recently acquired this old iron padlock. Can anyone tell me how old it is and the country of origin please? It's 12 inches long and has two...
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