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Wood, metal, wool velvet
c: 6-1/4"l x 1"dia; a-c overall: 3-1/4"h x 14-1/2"w x 5"d
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
Masonic ballot box; a) wooden box with two hinged lids at top with a turned wooden funnel in one lid; inside of box is lined with red velvet on bottom; b) box has removable wooden center divider c) box has separated turned wooden handle.
This ballot box was used by members of James Otis Lodge. Chartered in 1866, the lodge met in Barnstable, Massachusetts.