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Old 06-04-2014, 09:55 AM  
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Default I found something in the backyard...

Should i keep it? Maybe it has some use?

It's about 14" x8" x3.5" Solid iron

Recycler is gonna love this. What do you think it's worth?



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Looks like a tombstone.



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Maybe it is?

Polish it up and make something out of it?

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Is it steel or iron?

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Is it a cover from something in the yard?

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it's an old survey marker, and might be illegal to remove

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Looks like a tombstone.
Have you seen the movie Poltergeist...I wouldn't mess with it...
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Around here it is worth $.10 a pound. That plate should weigh about 110 pound. That would make it worth about 11 dollars.

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Looks like it might have been the wear plate in a rock crusher or hammer hog. Someone likely used it for weight in the trunk for driving in the snow.

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Looks like solder or something on top of it. The garage next store was used as a blacksmith i've been told. My guess it was an anvil.
I'll bet the kids grabbed it before they sold the property, thinking it would be valuable. The garage is still filled with stuff from the 50's.



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