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Nested Weights

Nested Weights

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This set of seven nested brass weights belonged to Joel Reed (b. 1827), owner of several gold mines in North Carolina. The heavier weights are marked “G.R.” and “Troy”.
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Object Name
Nested Weights
Object Type
original owner
Reed, Joel
son and inheritor
Reed, John Franklin
weight 2:;
weight 3:;
weight 1:;
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 13/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.60375 cm
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catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Transfer from Arts & Manufactures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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