London, South Kensington
26 June 2007
AN UNUSUAL 20TH CENTURY SILVER CIGARETTE BOX-CUM-ALMANAC,
MARK OF STANLEY CHARLES SHAPLAND, LONDON, 1938,
Cover engraved with a protractor with the various angles marked, the sides, base & interior of cover inscribed variously with measures of length & surface, avoirdupois weight conversion table, temperature conversion chart, a table of metric weight & measures & various formulas such as that for Ohm's Law, a list of dates for Easter Monday between 1939-49 & a table of official measurements for sports venues such as cricket pitches & badminton courts, 4 1/8 x 3¼ in. (10.5 x 8.3 cm.), 8.5 oz.
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