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Anybody Know What This Is Called?

ribbon ringtop clasp finding

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#1 sidthecat

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 03:44

This was attached to a tiny ringtop pen, and I'm sure there's a technical term for it. I hope that someone here knows it and is willing to spill.

 

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 03:57

The spring ring or the thing it's attached to? 'Cuz I'm not sure what you'd call that bit.



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Posted 09 April 2017 - 04:48

The thing it's attached to: there's a paucity of information about these obsolete little bits of thing.

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 05:33

It is called a ribbon slide. They are still in production, though typically no longer used to help attatch run top pens to a ribbon. The ribbon was worn around the neck of the user in the manner of a langard.

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 06:12

Found this picture here with ribbon attached to similar clasp:

http://www.ebay.ca/i...ykAAOSwVctY5TwK

 

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 07:50

I think it's a lanyard holder so that you can attach something to it (like a pen) in order to wear it around your neck.



#7 sidthecat

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 19:28

They're difficult little objects to find just by themselves: I recently bought a wrecked Peter Pan just for the clasp and slide. I've been on jewelry findings sites and learned nothing. You know you're dealing with obsolete technology when you can't even find a name for it.





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