"I tried using your photos to perform an optical character recognition (OCR) process to try and identify the charcters but found they were too out of focus when enlarged to a suitable scanning size, so instead I hand wrote the characters again and…"
"Well, I can tell you what the direct translation says, at least according to Google Translate, however, in context I'd say it is from a fishing group who call themselves Golden Dragon Hook and this was presented as a club gift. Then again, if…"
"Unfortunately, fishing has never been a strong suit of mine, and although I do recognise the top let Chinese character says Gold and the top right one says Hook, my Chinese is quite rusty I'm afraid."
"I do not know how you have described in on Ebay, but here you have described it as "velvet wood; fabric, not wood, may be velvet. Calling it "velvet wood"may lead some potential buyers to think that the seller knows little about…"
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