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Coin scale and accessories in case

Object Number: 
Z.3041a-j
Date: 
1772-1800
Medium: 
Wood, brass, steel, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 13.3 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on lid of interior compartment: "Harrison, / Cannon Street / Fecit." stamped: on tops of circular weights: "D G / 5 . 8", "D G / 5 . 6", "D G / 2 . 16", "D G / 2 . 14" and "D G / 1 . 7" stamped: on bottoms of circular weights: possibly a harp
Description: 
Coin scale with steel bar with a shallow brass pan suspended with string from each end; in oblong wooden case with hinged lid and fitted interior; five circular brass weights with tiny ball handles are housed in circular wells, and three rectangular brass weights are housed in a small compartment with hinged brass lid with maker's name and address engraved on top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group