Money Scale In A Wooden (oak) Case

Creator:
James Boone, Jr.

Inscription in black ink on lid, "James Boone, junior.  A.D. 1773." and also in front of case:" James Boone Junior". Interior of case has three partitions to hold scales and weights. A printed table: "A TABLE of the Value an Weight of COINS, as they now pass in Pennsylvania" is glued under the lid as is a hand written note with similar information. Additional notes on the coin weigths is written in black ink directly on the underside of the lid.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood, steel, brass, lead, silk, wool, paper, iron. L: 5.81", W: 2.69", H: 1.13".

Identifier:
2003.00.0090
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