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    Posted 10 years ago

    goldfish
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    I picked this up many years ago at an estate sale. I believe it is brass as it weighs a ton and I've used it as a door stop. Now that I've discovered this wonderful site I thought I'd see if anyone knows who made it? The only marking is the "Z" on the bottom.
    Thanks.

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    1. DAB50, 10 years ago
      my mom and dad had one of those frogs but it was cast iron,
      it was made at harriman (tn) plow factory and foundry.
    2. goldfish, 10 years ago
      Thanks for the note. Did they use it as a door stop?
    3. DAB50, 10 years ago
      YES, they also had a cast iron dog 'nut cracker, my grand father worked there he made plow handles. I have a small stool made out of unusable handles. each of my family has one.
    4. Henry Henry, 10 years ago
      I love that!
    5. bluemoon, 10 years ago
      Possibly Zawol brass foundry in Wilkes Barre, Pa.? They have been in business for 83 years.
    6. goldfish, 10 years ago
      Hi bluemoon. Thanks for the lead. I contacted the Zawol foundry and Charlie thinks it might have been made by his father. I'm trying to get him a better picture as he didn't have Internet connectivity.
    7. bluemoon, 10 years ago
      That's wonderful! Please let me know the outcome. Enjoy the day!

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