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Lodestone, English, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 44950
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Slightly shaped rectangular lodestone with soft iron pole pieces, and gold mounting with suspension ring. Simple bar keeper.
Primary Inscriptions: "N" {orth} and "S" {outh) engraved on the sides of the pole pieces.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group:
Material(s): Magnetite
Fe alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
54 29 19 mm


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