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Opium balance in a case
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17,5" long case in style of a violin. The case is closed with a lid which is locked by a raffia ring. The steelyard is made of ivory and is 15,5" long the pan and weight are made of brass. This scale use two weights, the small weight look like a nail and find place in the bigger weight. The seal on the case is maybe a custom seal or a maker seal.... I am not sure !


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