A rusted iron building tie. The main section is wide and flat with four holes for nails, tapering into a tapered cuboid which has a protruding flat, curved section underneath. The tapered cuboid turns at ninety degrees into a point. At the opposite end the flat surface curves upwards ninety degrees into a curved shape that is now broken and has a hole for a nail at the end.
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