Decorated copper strap - updated!

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Here's a pleasant looking copper strap of sorts that would look good straightened out and cleaned up. The pattern is not pressed from the back and it is reasonably strong. I guess the design could date to around 1900? The strap is 22mm wide and about 210mm long, it has two adjustment holes. But what was it's purpose?
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Now, i do like that. Complete and ornate.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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I think it will be getting some blowtorch annealing to help ease it straight. If it breaks hey ho, but if it doesn't it will look great! :D
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Have a better idea if it's straightened, but right now it looks belt-like, which is odd for metal :D

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Very nice and very interesting. Well done to you
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Hmmmm unusual to say the least ! :thumbsup:
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It survived! :Party:
It's made of springy brass and is the size of a bracelet, but is it one?
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It is a bracelet that had been deliberately folded in half twice so maybe the result of a lovers tiff? :blow kiss: :D
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Great find and great big of straightening! Nice :Star:
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Nicely straightened & cleaned up Ian. :thumbsup:
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You`ve done a great job of straightening.
With the cleaning, now shows it in all its splendour.
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Looked good before straightening, looks brilliant after ! :clapping:
Good job!
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How have you got the brass to look Silver now Ian ? :?:
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Bors wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:56 am How have you got the brass to look Silver now Ian ? :?:
It could be the lighting but it could really do with further cleaning, I've only used a brass brush on it.
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Easylife wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 10:42 am It could be the lighting but it could really do with further cleaning, I've only used a brass brush on it.
:thumbsup: Yeah ,it now (according to the photo ) looks a Silvery colour . :D
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