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Inventory no. 48147 - Former Display Label

English BAR MAGNET
mid 18th century

The magnet consists of one large iron bar with a smaller iron bar at either end, the whole mounted in silver after the style of a lodestone. In black fishskin covered case lined with green velvet. Unsigned and undated. The pole pieces are marked "N[orth]" and "S[outh]".

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Lewis Evans Collection

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