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Apothecary's Scales, by I & W Holt, St James's, 18th Century

Inventory Number: 51859
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Steel beam with ivory pans and brass weights (in ounces and grains) in mahogany box. A label giving "Apothecaries' Weight" is pasted in the lid of the box.
Primary Inscriptions: "I & W Holt Scale Makers N51 Hay Market St James's" [engraved on brass cover for compartment with small weights].
Provenance: Not ascertained.
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Material(s): Steel
brass and ivory
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
214 100 38 mm

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