Object Title

Thumb scale

Thumb scale



Object Number

III.4382 C


Probably old Tower collection. Found in Waterloo Attic Room B.

Physical Description

The lower edge is drawn out to an oblique point, the upper edge is bowed either side of a medial ridge. The main edges have plain inward turns bordered by double incised line decoration, which also borders the lower edge. The scale has a domed rivet either side at the lower end and two externally flush rivets at the upper end which retain fragments of the leather glove.
It is covered in corrosion.


Dimensions: Max. length: 3 cm. ( 1.2 in.), Max. Width: 3.6 cm. ( 1.3 in.), Weight: 0.001 kg. ( 0.25 oz.)

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