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    19th Century Morse Coin Scale from Fairbanks & Co.

    Fairbanks & Co. Morse Coin Scale. An ornamented black base supports the metal arm of this well preserved coin scale. From the inside out, the scale carries slots for the following coin denominations: 20 dollars; 1 dollar; 10 dollars; 50 cents; 5 dollars; 25 cents; 3 dollars; 2 and a half dollars; and 1 dollar. The patent date, which is displayed on the counterweight, is February 28, 1882.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 1500001)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 1999
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on Nov 19, 1999 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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