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Posted 6 years ago

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It's made of brass and the thin shaft wiggles back and forth . About 4 inches long . It reminds me of a fish shape , but , i have no idea .

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  1. Hunter Hunter, 6 years ago
    not sure why I know this, but it's a brass lock (probably chinese). Here are some similar ones on S&T, though not fish-shaped: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/15862-brass-chinese-locks---takes-a-little-d?in=1137
  2. pw-collector pw-collector, 6 years ago
    A tool to remove fish scales?
  3. Hunter Hunter, 6 years ago
    I'm sorry guys - I should have said I'm positive it's a fish lock: http://www.pagodared.com/public_tearsheet.php?item_id=6952
  4. CallBob CallBob, 6 years ago
    Thank You Hunter ... Now i can lock up my whatevers !
  5. Hunter Hunter, 6 years ago
    glad to be of help :) !

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