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Posted 2 years ago

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gargoyleco…
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patented 1886 Diamond K or K Diamond? letter holder,just a neat little cast iron piece in my collection.Thanks for looking!

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  1. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Great piece -- love cast iron things.
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    wow glad I don't get that many bills I need a cast iron mail holder :-) But I suppose rich people in mansions get lots of mail from people wanting to buy their house with the fancy window openers :-) Love it
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Silly question...letter holder? Sure? Not suggesting otherwise as I have no idea but seems...I don't know heavy and more of a working spring thingy...
  4. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    I was thinking fire-like too.
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    It is a letter holder .3 1/2" L, 3" H AND 2 3/4" W
    Amazing but I saw several and are all called letter holders :-)
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DIAMOND-K-CAST-IRON-PEN-AND-LETTER-HOLDER-PAT-APR-20-1886-/140945908421

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/114371749/vintage-1886-k-diamond-cast-iron-letter
  6. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    This goes in a fire place to hold logs...for mice!!!!!!!!!!!;)Thanks trunkman,mani,walk,amber and pw!HAHA manikin,no not a mansion!!!!!!
  7. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    you may be on to something, eye,I haven't had time to research it!
  8. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    Thanks inky and sean!
  9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    your very welcome gargoyle!!!
  10. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    lmao!!!!are you sure it wasn't cooper wire?
  11. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    Thanks phil and aztom!
  12. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    I guess they made it from cast iron because they were using lead pencils ;)
  13. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    lol hey 5 inches of mail can get a little heavy,can't have it breaking down!Thanks fhrjr!
  14. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 2 years ago
    Thanks Aimathena!

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