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Cardboard box with six brass weights (five circular and one square). Two are marked “ONZA.” One is “4 DURUS.” One is “5 DUROS.” One is “1 ONZA” The small square one is “½ ONZA.” The hand balance is missing. This was purchased in Madrid.
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weight set
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United States: New Jersey
overall: 1 in x 5 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 14.2875 cm x 6.985 cm
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 2 13/16 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 7.14375 cm
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National Museum of American History
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