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Pocket Coin Balance in Wooden Case, English?, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 10019
Object Type: Coin balance
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Pocket folding brass coin balance within a wooden case with button clasp. Instructions for use to check guinea coins on paper labels inside.
Primary Inscriptions: Inside box : printed instructions on paper in base and on lid. Box lid : Cloakroom label, possibly faded yellow, "177" Box base : paper label "3338 Bf" crossed out and replaced by "(BCZA)".
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Material(s): Wood
Copper alloy
Fe alloy
paper
cord
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
143 38 18

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