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Posted 7 years ago


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Hello everybody, I found this old skeleton key with some nice detail. It's very large and solid.... 7 1/4 inches in length and 2 1/4 inches at its widest point- it looks like iron. Does anybody have any information? It really looks like it was dug out of the ground. Must be European. Any help would be much appreciated.

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  1. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    I have a key similar to yours. Did you find out any information?
    Thank you.
  2. Bryan, 6 years ago
    I have 4 on a large ring they don't look quite as beat up as yours but I'm told there prison keys I think 1850's -1920's roughly I'm totally new to collecting this kind of stuff I was also told the older one's are usually stamped I don't know with what and mine aren't stamped if you hear anything else let me know
  3. ralph ralph, 6 years ago
    i have bunch of 6 similar keys i dug them up in a castle in jersey channel island the castle is dated back to the 1500s.

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