could be a part of a desktop ornament or from a car radiator cap.
It would be nice to see a bona fide original to compare
Took it to work and looked at it with a magnifying glass,at the rear base there is a circle or 2 about 3mm across,can't make anything out as really worn and faded
The RZM mark is usually found in same place as seen on the fake shown above (first image in post 13).
Without an in-hand inspection of this item, the only way that you can get any closer to knowing whether this is good or not is to post clear, high-resolution pictures, taken straight on; natural light is best.
Hi, hope these help thanks
Thank you for posting the better pictures. Although I cannot claim to be an expert, I am confident that what you are showing is a copy. The quality is very poor, with many casting defects. In the second picture the seam where the two parts of the mould joined is clearly visible. It is most likely that an original was used to make the mould in which yours was cast, so it will be slightly smaller, in all its dimensions, due to shrinkage after it cooled. The finish is wrong too - the originals were polished to a high finish and then bright chrome plated, yours has a dull finish because the surface plated is so poor.
These were originally made for very exacting customers, who expected the very best quality available.
I would agree with Philip.
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can't draw any conclusion ...