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WW1 Hook?


jimmy9fingers1
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Hi all,

 

I have recently got a large metal hook, it was found on the Somme I believe,

 

it looks quite heavy duty, my wallet is in there for scale,

 

Any idea's,

 

thanks 

A WW1 Hook.jpg

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Nice find, knowing exactly where it was found may help but one wonders if it may have once been part of the shell hoisting system of a siege howitzer.

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Thanks, good suggestion, it's heavier duty than the one in the photograph, but would make sense for it to do that job,

sadly i didn't find it, just know it came of the Somme in 2002.

I can post some measurement tomorrow, although not sure if that will be of much use,

 

best wishes,

 

Jim     

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