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Coin Balance, by Benjamin Martin, London, c. 1770

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Inventory Number: 35041
Object Type:
Persons: Martin
Date Created: c.1770
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1971-22
Brief Description: Ivory beam calibrated on one side in 3d steps from 3s 6d to 21s, and on the other side in 6d. steps from 22s to 36s; brass sliding weight and suspension, and blue-steel pointer. In pateboard case.
Primary Inscriptions: "* Martin . Fecit . No 4840 *" [engraved on ivory beam].
Provenance: Presented by F.E. Baker.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Ivory
brass
blue-steel and pasteboard

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