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Carter No.: 256rr

Handlist description: Gold bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256rr

256, RR. Gold Bracelet
(See 256, WW.)

POSITION: Right forearm, fifth from elbow (of group: X, OO, PP, QQ, RR, SS and SS bis).

DIMENSIONS: Max. W. 4.1; Min. W. 2.1 cents. Max. diam. 5.3; Min. diam 4.2 cents (interior measurement).

DESCRIPTION: Broad bracelet of light and dark coloured gold and xelectrum. Front plaque hinged with pins to back loop. Buds of lotus flowers at sides inlaid with (?)malachite. xStalks of the three inner buds of electrum Centre of front plaque - a barrel shaped horny substance - ?of a crocodile; the surrounding gold frame of brilliant yellow gold while the rest of both back and front of bracelet is of a dull gold.

REMARKS: Quite good condition.

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