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    Posted 7 years ago

    brassnut
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    Happy new all my friends, trying to get over this bleak January, , any sorry to be annoying ye but just picked up 2 boxes, one I think is made of rosewood maybe, the other is I dont know, but I trying to learn there useage ,the biggest has writing I can't understand, Japanese/Chinese, abig guess , any way I seek yer knowledge , folks, thanks Anthony

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    1. Belltown Belltown, 7 years ago
      That writing appears to be Hebrew.
    2. brassnut brassnut, 7 years ago
      Mumbo jumbo to me ha ha, hebrew what it say,,,
    3. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      The one if Hebrew writing might be olive wood?
    4. brassnut brassnut, 7 years ago
      Olive wood hmm must check out that timber, thanks
    5. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      :) I think it is olive wood, maybe some sort of tourist trade box from Israel--just a guess though :) both very nice boxes :)
    6. brassnut brassnut, 7 years ago
      Thanks I was going to convert them into fly boxes but,,, don't know might just leave them as trinket boxes, Anthony
    7. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      Would make nice display boxes for collectible flies I think :)
    8. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      The last picture looks like bocote wood. I have some and it runs about $18 a foot. I buy every wooden cigar box I can find or other wooden boxes. I use a quill tip wood burner to put a design in them which I do with carbon paper then burn it. It turns a $3 box into $71 in a week on eBay. Fly fishing images on the top are really a big hit. The wood you have here won't burn well because it is too hard. Nice looking find though.
    9. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      NICE !!!
    10. brassnut brassnut, 7 years ago
      Anyone able to translate the wording, might give us an idea of what it was used for , just a taught,

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