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Old 24th October 2017, 10:40 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
I think Wayne is right, most likely a workman not quite literate or overly skilled in this work on the date. The kaskara as such and in these mounts were not really in use until around mid 1880s, and certainly not in early 19th century. If that date is correct, then it is more plausible this is a commemorative date, and quite possible given the character of this etched work and style.

Thanks for that Jim , that seems a real possibility
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