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A) Oval tin box, painted black, has a single hinge at the back center. Flat top of the case is hand-inscribed. Ribbed edge on the lid. The inside of the lid is padded with pink satin(?). The bottom has a green velvet lining. B) Contained in the box are pieces of a small hanging scale and a rectangular piece of meta.
scales (weighing devices)
velvet (fabric weave)
SCALE AND BOX
Hand-inscribed on the top of the case is: J. Rundlet.
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Weights & Measures T&E
0.625 x 5.125 x 2.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May