Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item TN_2008.020.009 - Scale, Apothecary

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Scale, Apothecary

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CA TN TN_2008.020.009

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A wood pear-shaped two sided case with rod and brass weights and tray. The word "China" is stamped in black on one side of the pear-shaped case.

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Items belonged to William Edmundson Bell who lived in Nelson from 1924 till his death in 1954. He worked for the CPR in construction of sternwheelers and in the freight shed.

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Fair. Very worn.

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Donated by original owner's daughter Anice King.


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6.4 MiB


September 22, 2015 2:10 PM

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