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Cased Coin Balance

Auction:
2170
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$382$325

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Cased Coin Balance, probably Germany, 18th century, with iron beam and circular brass pans, in carved-out mahogany case with twenty (of twenty-four) knobbed, square inset brass weights, and compartment for fractional weights, the lid with faint punchmark of ICS under two scimitars (?), wd. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Germany, Brass instrument, Weighing scale