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Small scale (B) and three weights (C-E) in wooden case (A). Case has staple hinged lid and interior divider to separate weights from scale. On the lid interior is a printed table of gold and silver weights and values. Made by Jonathan Dakin, mathematical ballance-maker, Boston.
wood (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
"Money Scales & Weights of all Sorts made & Sold by J. Dakin. / All Sorts of Beams made or mended by Jon Dakin Mathematical Ballance-maker, Boston" (Title text on printed table of weights and values affixed to inside of case lid)
1 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson