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Forum: Puzzles 2020-11-04, 12:28
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
My immediate reaction was, "Find a better...

My immediate reaction was, "Find a better jeweler." Or museum person, or someone in the memorabilia business, or a collector, or...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-11-02, 22:04
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It likely is less-old than the Statue of Liberty....

It likely is less-old than the Statue of Liberty.

Perhaps a jeweler, museum curator, etc might be willing to look at it and give you an idea of how old it might be or what it might have been for,...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-25, 17:15
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The ebay item is indeed very similar in design to...

The ebay item is indeed very similar in design to your pin. That item is (claimed to be) silver

I'm not sure what the "Mystery pin" is made of. It looks like it might be plated base metal, which...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-23, 19:07
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Hmm. Looking at it now, I guess it is. Never...

Hmm. Looking at it now, I guess it is. Never occurred to me before. Fascinating. So, that's a helmet on the head.

So the figure is wearing a helmet and holding a torch. Interesting...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-23, 13:18
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The oil lamp may also symbolize learning or...

The oil lamp may also symbolize learning or education.

The lightning bolt may symbolize sudden realization, or sudden banishment of ignorance.

Balance scales -- justice, equality, etc as...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-22, 23:49
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Starting at the upper left, and proceeding...

Starting at the upper left, and proceeding clockwise around the perimeter, there are a number of objects with possibly symbolic meanings.

An oil lamp.
Lightning bolt (?)
Scales
Shield...
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