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It is a wooden abacus(Soroban).
This is something that was used by a tobacco shop in Fukaya City, Saitama Prefecture during the Meiji era. The back is inscribed with âFukaya Tobacco Retailersâ Associationâ.
"Soroban" is a type of calculation aid tool, which uses beads that are moved along rods to represent numbers and assist in calculations.
total weight: 740g
Condition:used /Â The bead is chipped.
There are scratches and dirt due to aging.
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