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Not old, but fun !
« on: February 25, 2016, 09:01:38 AM »
It's raining this week,
So, like I can't detect, I sharing with you our "old" finds (always from france  ;)).

This, it's my boyfriend and his sister who have found them. :D

It's not very old, because it was used in the 19th century (Napoleon 3) but i like it.

It's a propelling pencil (thanks crepitis !  ;) ), in silver, with a calendar and a little green stone.
They' ve found them into pieces, but it was full! And ther wher stilll "lead pencil" !! O0


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Re: No old, but fun !
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2016, 09:22:14 AM »
Thats a beautiful find, ( a port mine is called a propelling pencil in English  ;) )   in great condition too.  :)
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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2016, 10:42:52 AM »
Lovely find, well done to the finder :). Do you know how the calendar works?

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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2016, 11:30:40 AM »
Lovely pencil. It made me chuckle thinking about the old series of "All creatures great & small" when the yorkshire farmer explained to the vet about his non-performing bull - "eee vetinary, ees got no leed in his pencil"
Don't worry fafa, it's British humour, and I'm not about to explain it to you!

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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2016, 05:02:52 PM »
The calendar is not complicated (but maybe my explanation in english  ::) ).
there are 2 "rings" with 7 sides. One ring (close to the stone) is the days of week designed by letters, and the other is composed of the days of the month designed by numbers.

I hope you understand  :P

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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2016, 05:08:14 PM »
That's lovely find and its in working order too well found  ;D
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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2016, 05:20:55 PM »
Lovely looking little thing...well found... O0
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2016, 06:24:10 PM »
...beautiful artefact and a wonderful find, well done the finders!!

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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2016, 07:39:22 PM »
That's a lovely item, well done  :laugh:
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Re: Not old, but fun !
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2016, 05:53:45 PM »
That's a very nice find Fafa, well done. :)
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