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Monday, March 23, 2015

Ancient Artifact Review 38 : Antique Ottoman Weighing Scale ( 1276 AH = 1859 CE)

This is a metal weighing scale from Ottoman era used to measure jewelry or coin. Made of bronze and various signatures inscribed on the weighing cup or saucer
Both saucers are inscribed with date in Islam Hijra 1276 which is equivalent to 1859 CE.

Dim : 13in x 9in
Date : 1276 AH ( 1859 CE)
Material : Bronze
Origin : Turkey

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