Possible Woad Grinder?

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Pete E
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I found the item below while out with the Nox earlier today…It looks like it did have a green patina but much is missing. It has be suggested it could be a woad grinder? Personally, I think bot more modern, but I am no expert…

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This the item it’s being compared with:

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Modern eyelet, the sort to carry wire for wall plants.
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A possible clue for the suggestion above,is if the top of the ring shows any signs of being hammered?
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It doesn't show any signs of being hammered, but some form of eyelet was my first thought.However I just wanted to make sure it wasn't anything special before scraping it..
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Worth sending a photo to your FLO,if you can get a reply.Coincidently sent one to mine of a cosmetic mortar over a month ago,without reply.
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Metalurgy wrote: Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:26 pm Worth sending a photo to your FLO,if you can get a reply.Coincidently sent one to mine of a cosmetic mortar over a month ago,without reply.
I have to say mine is pretty good in that respect, she even attends (or did before Covid) a number of our club meetings to collect or drop off finds that are being registered on the PAS...
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Another clue is the square profile spike for knocking into timber.
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Pete E wrote: Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:42 pm I have to say mine is pretty good in that respect, she even attends (or did before Covid) a number of our club meetings to collect or drop off finds that are being registered on the PAS...
Likewise with my FLO, pre-Covid he often attended the club meetings and looked at our finds and gave IDs; taking / dropping off finds that justified being registered on the PAS.
He also gave the odd talk.

I know some detectorists have had a different experience of FLOs, but in my case I would give mine a massive thumbs up :thumbsup: (even if he did down grade a "Saxon" find of mine to more recent :thumbdown: )

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Here's one I found with plans to reuse it. :D
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The eye on that one is completely different though....
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Pete E wrote: Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:01 pm The eye on that one is completely different though....
Aye! :lol:
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Pete E wrote: Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:18 pm This the item it’s being compared with:

This is not a grinder or pestle Pete, its from an unreliable source mate :lol: :thumbsup:
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