I think this is a cast repro. Cast appearance of "cut off" studs, markings and reverse in general lacking detail are a few of the red flags --- rust to the bottom stud...
As said, not original.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
not original Krisse,but still a nice bird at the right price.
Well, thank you very much guys!!!!