im thinking they are coil springs to clocks, and the clip is for transportation from the factory until needed....then removed.
thomaston clock co. was up the river in thomaston. our home in conn was down stream. im wondering hmmmm....maybe dad worked on a workers home and it got thrown out with the wash when he remodeled his house?
Last edited by bobski; 05-01-2013 at 11:49 PM.