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    Posted 6 years ago

    Amaya4308
    (2 items)

    Hi,

    I got this at an auction, I'm not sure what it was used for.

    The green stuff that dripped down on it, is hard as glass.

    It measures 4 1/2" high and it resembles an octagon shape. On the bottom it has Japan.

    Thank you for any information that you can help me with.

    Marlene

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    Comments

    1. Amaya4308, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the information.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      We used something similar when mounting eye glass lens for grinding. We call it "pitch" . When we finished, we put the lens on the mount in a cooler & they popped loose. Our hot pitch came from a machine made for just that & not an alcohol lamp.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Used for the same purpose, so probably the same sh-t.

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