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Old 04-01-2012, 12:34   #16
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Re: Need help identifying attached brass spring clip

Used to snap the lead onto a horse halter.
Anchor??--seahorse --maybe??
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Re: Need help identifying attached brass spring clip

Soooo... it looks like I have a mid 20th century sliding lanyard snap swivel bolt hook w/ racker.

Cool!
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Re: Need help identifying attached brass spring clip

Here is the same thing still produced:

Sea-Dog Line SDL 136100 Boat Snap Shackle (Non Sailboat) Bronze Halyard Snap
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Re: Need help identifying attached brass spring clip

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Way to go Astrid.

THat is the goofiest looking snap sha.....errr snap thingy I have seen.
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Hello,
I picked the attached brass spring clip up at an antiques shop a couple of years ago for a few bucks and would just like to know its intended purpose and approximate age, please.
There's a small anchor embossed that might represent a brand?
We have at least a half dozen on these on our rigging. They're common. Google that anchor mark. This isn't the "Road Show" there's no mystery. That said (hint), they're the good ones.
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That's it!

Good to know where Cap'n Blackbeard can get a replacement when needed.

Thanks boyz!
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