Container: Copper

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One copper container used for bringing in alluvial gold from diggings at Waimea, Westland, in the 1860s, into bank at Hokitika. Leather catch for carrying it on saddle bags. Copper strips rivetted to the main body pass down the sides and underneath the containe.Copper catch on front.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 325 x 160 x 190mm (12 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 7 1/2")
Width: 26.7cm (10 1/2")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 340 x 200 x 150mm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8")
Associated notes
Gold Miner, Gold transportation
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