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Offline mhgcgolfclub

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What are these any clues
« on: May 06, 2006, 03:37:23 PM »
Does anybody know what these are there are 12 in total , flowers inside a glass casing, with a metal rim and some sort of fitting as if they would slot into something, they measure just over 1 inch in length , they look to have some age, but as to what they are called or used for I have not got a clue
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_what1.jpg)
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_what2.jpg)
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_what3.jpg)
(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y76/mhgcgolfclub/th_what4.jpg)

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2006, 03:43:09 PM »
:D

Something to do with buttons? Probably something to do with dress, anyway. Just a guess.
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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2006, 02:17:41 PM »
Roy: could it be something like an ornamental paper clip :shock:
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2006, 02:31:54 PM »
Clasp for a hand bag / clutch bag ?
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2006, 02:32:55 PM »
Quote from: "Anne E.B."
Clasp for a hand bag / clutch bag ?

Ah yes, that's more likely - any more :D
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2006, 02:53:07 PM »
bit puzled by the pics - top thre look like 1/4 of an egg (the band across the top), but the last one looks more like 1/2 an egg (from the shape of the botom) - are they all the same shape ?

[i've no idea what they are  :D , just trying to get a mental picture)

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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2006, 03:02:57 PM »
They are all the same shape and style ,just different colours, the last picture taken from different angle , the flowers are all encased in solid glass
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2006, 05:34:40 PM »
I join Anne E.B. - I could imagine them fixed to something like this  :lol:

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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2006, 06:19:07 PM »
I've looked at the only bag I have with a clasp, and although it is a modern one, it looks pretty much the same basic design.  The metal bit at the bottom, in your last pic. would fit into the metal frame of the bag.  The horizontal indentation is where it would meet the other 'bit' on the opposite side of the frame.  This would fit inside the horizontal indentation when closed/clasped together .....    I think :P  

If I'm wrong, it wasn't me who wrote this :lol:
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Re: What are these any clues
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2006, 06:31:26 AM »
Quote from: "mhgcgolfclub"
Does anybody know what these are there are 12 in total , flowers inside a glass casing, with a metal rim and some sort of fitting as if they would slot into something, they measure just over 1 inch in length , they look to have some age, but as to what they are called or used for I have not got a clue


Aren't these place holders for a table set?  In the Victorian days they would put cards with their guests names in elegent little holders (the Victorians had something for everything!).

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