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Old 30th September 2019, 07:21 AM   #7
Gavin Nugent
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Originally Posted by Chris Evans
It is Spanish, or more precisely from the Rosellon region and dating from around the middle of the 19th century. In the last quarter of the 1800s they tended to fitted with a ring to release the lock, so this one is probably a bit earlier.

Hi Chris,

I've been absent for quite some time and have years of threads to catch up on so I might as well start at the top.
That's some exceptional detail about the locality, I would have only drilled sown to Catalan but note upon a little reading, Rosellon was a county in Catalan.

Thank you.

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