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Old 20th December 2013, 04:00 PM   #28
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You are welcome, Evgeny!

I just wanted to add that the mushroom-shaped finial to one end of the iron rod seems to indicate that the piece is more or less contemporary with the barrel.
Sometimes you find that characteristic shape on finials of the grips of Gothic maces.

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Michael
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