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Silver plated squirrel

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JanGroen




Joined: 07 Apr 2015
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Location: South Africa

Posted: 25/05/2015 
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Silver plated squirrel I bought earlier this year. It seems to be made of pewter. It is not marked. What were it used for? I thought It may be a pipe stopper or something, but not certain.
Jannie

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silvermakersmarks
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Posted: 25/05/2015 
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Probably a finial from something like a fire iron, even perhaps a button hook, shoe horn or whatever.
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