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Black Box Gold Detector

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This 5-day sale features 2,900 lots in multiple collecting categories including Mining, Minerals, Native Americana, Bottles, Gaming, Cowboy, Tokens, Numismatics, Railroad & Express, Postal History & Philatelic, Firearms & Military, and General Americana

The auction starts October 19th through October 23rd on the Holabirdamericana website: https://holabirdamericana.liveauctiongroup.com/auctionlist.aspx

Item# 1198 list the Black Box Gold Detector

This device is for the "black box" affectionado, the person that specializes in unique "tools" to "detect" gold. Metal tag on the top: "A.E. Meek T & B Co./ Makers/ Denver, Colo." The box has the name of one of the owners on the front of the opening top "Jack Bell." The device inside the box also has a tag (brass): "Sachs, Lawlor M & M/ Co./ Denver, Colo." The box is 6.5" square, 11" tall. the device fits snugly into the box. It has muscovite windows with gold foil connected to some "electrodes". A small box comes with it containing thin papers and some gold foil. A manuscript note calls the device a gold electroscope.

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Have fun looking at the items that up for auction!

 

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Whiz bang flash divining rod???  :wacko:

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cool old relic 

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