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Object Name: Letter scale
Date: 1860-1890
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Medium: Brass
Dimensions: Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 6.4 x 0.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Letter scale made of sheet brass; undulating teardrop shape with circular dial with stamped inscriptions; needle with stamped decoration, including the silhouetted head of a man in an oval frame; hinged ring and hook attached to narrow end.
Object Number: INV.504
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Marks: stamped: on obverse: "THE FAMILY LETTER SCALE / W & K. MF'G CO."