Is it a poker handle?

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A handle of some sort. Made of copper alloy, the shaft is heavy cast but the knob is hollow and lightweight. There are no screw threads in the end hole. I guess it could be a poker handle but I thought that the knob would be solid for that purpose?
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Possible end fitting to a Curtain Rail/pole .
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Think you’ve got it in one Bors.

Was going to say it was a tad too small for a fire poker top.
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Bors wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 8:38 am Possible end fitting to a Curtain Rail/pole .
The end ferrule is similar but the hole is only about 8mm. It does feel right in the hand and could pass as a poker handle if they made them with a hollow end?
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Think it’s another one like my ‘sawn’ bone. It will remain an oddity till you see another one in situ.
Amazing how many oddities we dig up and even more amazing that we keep them, just in case :roll:
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Ladybird66 wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 7:48 am Think it’s another one like my ‘sawn’ bone. It will remain an oddity till you see another one in situ.
Amazing how many oddities we dig up and even more amazing that we keep them, just in case :roll:
So true Val, I tend to hang onto them until I ID them before scrapping them if not too old.
I dug this curious looking item yesterday, then it suddenly came to me last night that it is part of a pair of Victorian fire tongs, so into the scrap it's now gone! :thumbsup:
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