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mysterious looking coffin?? have no clue where or what this is, can anyone help please?? thank you

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    Posted 8 years ago

    shannon31312
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    this mystery coffin is 8 1/2 in. long,4in width (at top) down to 3 in. to the bottom portion and is about 4 in. high, I havent been able to find anything out this mystery item!!!

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    1. shannon31312 shannon31312, 8 years ago
      so curious as to what this is, and help will be GREATLY appreciated!! would like to know of it's origin, how old, what exactly it is,etc. I have searched and searched but to no avail!!!!!
    2. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 8 years ago
      Hi Shannon. Very strange isn't it. Sorry i can't help. Is it all wood?
    3. Manikin Manikin, 8 years ago
      A larger photo would help if you could . Nice piece . I am not sure what last photo shows unclear on what it look like closed and does it open to show man ?
    4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 8 years ago
      Your "Dead" little man looks chinese in his dress and hair. RER(BOB)
    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 8 years ago
      Probably an undercover agent trying to catch grave robbers. The undertakers union won't be happy about this if he by passed them.
    6. shannon31312 shannon31312, 8 years ago
      hi VintageFran, thank you for looking and yes it is all wood! if I could find out who the "goddess" is I think that would help!! I believe she's def. chinese, but not for sure!!
    7. shannon31312 shannon31312, 8 years ago
      thank you manakin for looking!! Im sorry but I think thats as big as the picture's get???!!!! I clicked on each 1 individually and it brought it up a little bigger!! the man itself does not open, he's carved into the top piece!! it has gold trim through out
    8. wma, 2 years ago
      Chinese fighting cricket coffin. Probably made for tourists.

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