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Old 14-07-19, 01:04 AM
Neibelungen Neibelungen is offline
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It's a lead test strike taken from a die.

Their usually done to check alignment of a die set in the press or as a counter sample sent to a customer for approval before either a production rum is started or the dies are hardened. (alterations can be more easily done in soft tool steel).
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