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Price: £135.00

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Product Code: MIN1012021

Polberro Mine, St. Agnes, Cornwall, Callington, Cornwall.

An old bottle measuring 8 cm tall containing a bulk sample of cassiterite concentrate taken from180 bags weighing a total of 7.5 tons from the from the Polberro Mine in November 1940. The bottle is sealed with wax and has a label from The Mellanear tin smelting company at Bootle near Liverpool owned by the Williams Harvey Co.

The Mellanear Smelting works which was owned by Williams Harvey was originally near the Mill Pond at Hayle, Cornwall and moved to Bootle in the 1930s.

This is the last one of two examples of concentrate from Williams Harvey.

From the late L. J. Bullen Collection.

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