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Mahogany box containing nine nickel plated brass metric weights (1, 2, 2, 5, 10, 20, 20, 50 and 100 grams); seven aluminum weights (10, 20, 20, 100, 200, 200 and 500 milligrams); and stainless steel forceps with fiber tips.
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forceps: 10.2 cm; 4 in
box: 4.5 cm x 7.6 cm x 16.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 3 in x 6 1/2 in
overall in case: 1 11/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 in; 4.28625 cm x 16.51 cm x 7.62 cm
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Gift of Mr. Robert W. Gewecke
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National Museum of American History
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