Posted 4 months ago
I don't know what it is or used for, but it has the numbers "1497" and has "MADE IN ENGLAND" written on it, this appears to moulded with the cast. It seems to have a high copper content or at least a copper look about it. It has a spring loaded chain which doesn't stay down on its own. I retrived it from a demolition job, it was hanging about 8-9 ft above and just to the right of a lecture stand in a Anglican Chapel within the hostel building.
I have thought that the chain would have been pulled down and the days verses or topics where probably clipped on and let back up for reference when addressing the audience.
I was hoping someone might be able to tell me what it is called, as I currently call it "My old english thingy" , it would be nice to give a name.