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Posted 4 years ago


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I bought this with some other items. I have no idea what it is or used for. It looks like its made of cast iron but i am not sure. Would appreciate any information.

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  1. Lumpy Lumpy, 4 years ago
    Looks like an antique jail key, to me.
  2. longforgotten longforgotten, 4 years ago
    I thought it might be to an old car's crank key , it is 6' long. W/ a DF on it
  3. dande52, 4 years ago
    this key is to unlock the water meter cover so yourwater meter can be read or to turn off the water to your house.
  4. longforgotten longforgotten, 4 years ago
    Thanks . Must be an old type of water meter.
  5. dande52, 4 years ago
    must be..i havent seen one of this in 20-30 yrs
  6. dande52, 4 years ago
    AR8Jason, i didnt say it was a key for the meter. if you read what i said was that it was a key for the cover.
  7. dande52, 4 years ago
    google images has pictures of watermeter keys, to me it looks just like yours mr.longforgotten.
  8. dande52, 4 years ago
    sorry..its watermeter cover keys
  9. longforgotten longforgotten, 4 years ago
    Thank you all. I thought it might be an old one. The DF must stand for Dallas & Fort Worth. And dande52 it would be Miss.longforgotten .Thank you again for all of the info... Have a great day.

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