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Mystery Object??
#1
Teresa Hawtin was asked to identify some objects found by a construction worker underneath the floorboards of an old house. Photographs can be found at:

http://www.teresahawtin.co.uk/mysteryobjects.htm

so... come on... surely somebody must know





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Khufu
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#2
Fire lighters.

http://www.ukdfd.co.uk
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#3
tell more!!!!

"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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#4
The site has been shut down so you cant see the picture.
They were put in coal fires and maybe furnace to aid air circulation.
As the reader says they are a fireproof material.

http://www.ukdfd.co.uk
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#5
Thanks for that .... I see you pipped the rest to the best...

I can see how that works, - hence also the fireproofing... !

thanks for that.. pity the site has gone now!



"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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#6
http://www.photobox.co.uk/album/5853054

Try here David.

http://www.ukdfd.co.uk
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#7
( I was just going to say that myself.. Wink) Nice ID Gary.

http://www.detector-distribution.co.uk

If a job is worth doing, then its worth doing it tomorrow!

Homer (Simpson)

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