What is this thing?

trancefusionSeptember 1, 2013

Found this outside of my house and I'm curious as to what it came off of.. The two pieces of metal are connected with a spring hinge..

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another shot of it..

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 9:35PM
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Nest time place a ruler in the photo so we can tell the size of it.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2013 at 12:30AM
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looks like some type of latch. possibly for an old car or truck hood?

    Bookmark   September 4, 2013 at 2:36PM
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Is there a cable near where you found it? It looks like it might be a clamp that holds a cable to the house.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2013 at 3:19PM
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