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    American Eagle Tin Box with Miner's Scale. 6" x 3" red japanned, hinged tin box with gold American eagle stenciled on lid within an oval. The interior contains seven brass weights (shilling, sovereign, 1/2 ounce and 1 ounce) plus a set of brass balance scales (some verdigris, chains connecting one side detached). Some chipping and scrapes. Given the decoration on the lid, obviously of American manufacture, likely mid-19th century. From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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