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Lodestone, c.1700?

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Inventory Number: 42111
Object Type:
Brief Description: Elongated ovoid-shaped natural magnet with soft iron pole pieces, brass mounting with swivel and large suspension ring; bar keeper.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: Unknown.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Magnetite
Fe alloy
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
135 53 105 mm

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