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Scales, gold; W & T Avery; CT77.163

Scales, gold; W & T Avery; CT77.163
Scales, gold; W & T Avery; CT77.163Scales, gold; W & T Avery; CT77.163
Scales, gold
About this object
Gold scales; a set of gold scales, with 6 weights ranging from 3 ounces to a quarter ounce. Contained within a rectangular wooden box. Made in Birmingham by W & T Avery.

These scales are recorded as being "from Shot-over, miner's rights, Mt Benger".

Maker Role
Medium and Materials
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks
Printed on label inside lid: "W & T AVERY, / MAKERS / BIRMINGHAM"
h 50mm x l 188mm x w 119mm

Subject and Association Keywords
mining engineering. metallurgy, mineral deposits. metallic ore deposits. prospecting
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"
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