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Posted 5 years ago


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Here is Vintage Brass Plaque from General Electric, not sure what it was used for or it's age. The plaque is 12" round and heavy. The back of the plaque has 4-numbers followed by a letter. Appears to be very old.

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  1. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    Thank you, BELLIN68 and inky.
  2. Stillwater Stillwater, 5 years ago
    Thats not brass, its copper. Much better than brass. I bet its worth some good money
  3. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    Thanks for the info., It has a nice copper patina, but is very heavy and appears to be brass. I thought copper was much lighter.
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 5 years ago
    Actually, copper is denser (heavier) than brass, which happens to be an alloy of mostly copper anyway. Its not a light metal

    There is NOOO mistaking that color, that is old copper for SURE. Trust me on this one, theres absolutely no doubt about it. Old brass looks much different. If ya still don't believe me, make a nic on the back with a knife or something, if it is pink underneath the patina, its copper, if its gold, brass or bronze.
  5. Stillwater Stillwater, 5 years ago
    What is the diameter?
  6. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    It's 12" round
  7. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    Thank you for all the info. I appreciate it.
  8. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    Thanks all very kindly for the LOVE.

  9. collector4evr collector4evr, 5 years ago
    Thank you for the LOVE.
  10. cbr954, 4 years ago
    It's brass. At my current employer I operate a 3600rpm turbine generator that still has this same logo still on it. Old as hell but still puts out about 3mw of power. I have pics of it all shined up. Will post when I figure out how to use this site. Best polisher for it is "Nevr-Dull". Works much better than anything else. Also helps to have a dremel tool. Shines like gold. Really looks beautiful.

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